If you or a loved one are struggling to manage your mental health, there are many resources available to get you feeling better. Depending on the diagnosis, you and your care team might consider lifestyle changes, therapy, and/or medication. However, medication for your mental illness can … [Read more...] aboutDo Mental Illnesses Need To Be Medicated?
Poverty, PTSD, and Addiction: A Cycle of Defeat
The poorest citizens in our country, often living in impoverished communities, are plagued by mental illnesses including substance abuse. We often see this as a problem that begins with an addiction that ruins a person's finances and leads to poor mental health. However, living in an … [Read more...] aboutPoverty, PTSD, and Addiction: A Cycle of Defeat
Addiction and Mental Illness in U.S. Veterans
U.S. veterans have prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice - losing their lives in the defense of our country. While this dedication should be lauded, too many veterans are coming back to lives of mental anguish and despair. And too often, our veterans are experiencing mental illness, abusing … [Read more...] aboutAddiction and Mental Illness in U.S. Veterans
The Most Commonly Prescribed and Addictive Prescription Drugs
Commonly prescribed and addictive prescription drugs are a hot topic. And it’s no wonder why when you consider just a few proven facts. Did you know that 55% of Americans regularly take a prescription medication?People using doctor prescribed meds usually take an average of four in addition to … [Read more...] aboutThe Most Commonly Prescribed and Addictive Prescription Drugs