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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

Can Deep Brain Stimulation help treat depression in a way that antidepressants cannot? Continue Reading

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Esketamine Nasal Spray Approved to Treat Depression

The FDA has approved a new fast-acting depression treatment option, offering hope to those who need it most. The drug will be a... Continue Reading

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

A recent study has found that using e-cigarettes increases the likelihood of suffering a stroke or heart attack. 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

Telemedicine has made access to healthcare easier than ever, including clinical services for recovering substance abusers. 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

This research can help determine a potential link between dietary choices and mental well-being. Continue Reading

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Opioid Epidemic: The Surprising Source for Future Concern

By Audrey Beim

According to the National Safety Council, a person in the U.S. is more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than fr... Continue Reading

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Empowering the Addict with Narcan is a Crucial First Step

By Joanne Chu

In response to this public health crisis, Walgreens recently announced that they are stocking the overdose-reversing drug in al... Continue Reading

Lisa Sundstedt on stage at This is My Brave show

We’re In On the Joke and We Can’t Stop Laughing

By Joanne Chu

This is My Brave "The Resistance" show featured a lineup of comedians who struggle with mental health, addiction or both. Continue Reading

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