Capitalism and Mental Illness The current state of capitalism is in turmoil, according to independent op-eds, political pundits, and even the United Nations; a group of scientists has recently warned the UN that capitalism will fail because it focuses on short-term profits, not long-term … [Read more...] about Mental Illness in America: How Capitalism is Feeding Our Mental Health Crisis
Across the United States, the legal drinking age is 21. Depending on your age, it may be the only legal age you’ve known. A quick look at history will show that not so long ago the legal drinking age was less than 21. Laws have a habit of changing as lobbyists and special interest groups vie for … [Read more...] about Why Shouldn’t I Drink Alcohol Before 21?
Bipolar disorder and marijuana are both active topics of discussion. Both are still being studied on scientific and medical levels. Mixing the two in an attempt to treat bipolar disorder with marijuana is dangerous. Despite the risks, many people who suffer from the disorder justify their use of … [Read more...] about Can Marijuana Treat Bipolar Disorder?
A person doesn’t wake up in the morning and say, “I think I’ll be depressed today.” It just doesn’t work like that. People who are depressed don’t ask to feel that way. In fact, when depression is left untreated, it can become fatal. There are many reasons for depression, but choice isn’t one of … [Read more...] about Is Depression a Choice or an Illness?