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Why National Suicide Prevention Week is More Crucial Than Ever

By Nicole Arzt

The best way to raise awareness is to educate yourself first. Learn about suicide, its impact, and the warning signs you need t... Continue Reading

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Is CBD Safe and Effective at Treating Addiction?

By Dawn Hurley

Researchers have begun exploring ways in which CBD can serve as an alternative treatment for drug addiction and pain management. Continue Reading

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Occupational Burnout: WHO’s Diagnosis for Work-related Stress

By Nicole Arzt

A staggering 61% of employees report experiencing stress at work. As such, job-related pressure ranks at the top of the list fo... Continue Reading

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Study: Coping with Psoriasis May Result in Mental Illness

By Rebecca Kovacs

Research found that mental health conditions like sleep disorders, anxiety and depression were higher in patients who suffered ... Continue Reading

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Mental Health Conditions Rising Amongst Children of Military Personnel

By Nicole Arzt

Healthcare providers have reported an increase in psychiatric diagnoses, prescription medications, and clinical care for childr... Continue Reading

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Why ADHD Medications Can Cause Children to Develop Psychosis

By Dawn Hurley

Recent findings that medications such as Adderall and Ritalin are causing psychosis in children are too alarming to ignore. Continue Reading

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The Effects of Restricting Buprenorphine to Opioid Addicts

By Dawn Hurley

A recent study found that insurers such as Medicare limit access to certain medications such as buprenorphine, leaving opioid a... Continue Reading

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Deep Brain Stimulation and Its Effects on Depression

By Rebecca Kovacs

Recent studies show DBS may be an effective alternative treatment to antidepressant medications. Continue Reading

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Esketamine Nasal Spray Approved to Treat Depression

Per guidelines, esketamine nasal spray will be tightly controlled in order to minimize the risk of abuse. Continue Reading

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Study: E-Cigarettes May Increase the Odds of a Stroke

E-cigarettes are not risk-free, and it is certainly not a harmless habit when it comes to your heart health. Continue Reading

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How Thirdhand Smoke Exposes Children to Toxic Chemicals

Even when the air clears or appears “safe”, toxic chemicals linger and affect anyone within that area, especially children. Continue Reading

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What Can Telemedicine Do For Addiction Treatment?

By Germain Palacios

This innovative method for providing clinical healthcare offers a lifeline for recovering addicts. Continue Reading

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How Dry January Set the Trend for Non-Alcoholic Beverages

The Dry January Movement began in 2012 and has spread beyond the UK since its inception. Continue Reading

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Study Finds a Connection Between Gut Bacteria and Depression

By Audrey Beim

According to research, bacteria accumulated in the digestive system can produce chemicals that can negatively impact mental hea... Continue Reading

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Opioid Epidemic: The Tragic Source for Future Concern

By Audrey Beim

Experts predict the opioid overdose epidemic is likely to continue and will almost certainly increase. Continue Reading

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