September 10, 2020

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month | Manhattan Neighborhood Network

September is National Suicide Prevention Month All month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness. A FEW FACTS: […]
August 31, 2020

A gut-wrenching glimpse inside a high school for recovering teen addicts

At Northshore Recovery High School, students are greeted with hugs and “I love yous” from their principal. They text their teachers, telling them that they spent […]
August 13, 2020

America’s Invisible Pot Addicts

More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead. The proliferation of retail boutiques in California did not really bother him, Evan […]
July 8, 2020

The Relational Roots of Addiction

The fractured person soothes or stimulate himself to feel “whole” Addiction provides temporary relief — emotional regulation that was otherwise unavailable. It can make the addicted […]
June 25, 2020

Alcoholics Anonymous, struggling to reach new members during the shutdown, expects a surge

Meetings have always been a path to sobriety in Alcoholics Anonymous. But instead of hunting for a gathering in a church basement, these days, most seekers […]
June 3, 2020

COVID-19 ‘deaths of despair’ could reach 150,000, new study suggests

Alcoholism. Drug overdoses. Suicide. These “deaths of despair” could reach 150,000 in the U.S. if more isn’t done to provide access to mental health care, increase […]