how to deal with grief
May 26, 2022

How to Deal With Grief

Grief is a natural response to loss and upheaval in your life. Often, other complicated emotions can accompany the pain you feel, including shock, anger and disbelief. You may associate grieving with the death of someone close to your heart, but any significant life change can disrupt your physical...

is depression hereditary
May 19, 2022

Is Depression Hereditary?

Watching a family member experience depression is hard enough, but worrying that you’ll also develop the condition can cause more anguish. Clinical depression can be debilitating, disrupting your responsibilities and relationships. It’s one of the world’s most common disabilities, and if it runs in your family, you might be more likely...

grieving person
May 12, 2022

Prolonged Grief Disorder

With the continuing state of crisis in the world at large, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) is taking steps to recognize those who have experienced long-term emotional responses to loss. The COVID-19 pandemic, war, natural disasters, and gun violence have all contributed to the overwhelming feeling of despair. To...

first week of sobriety
April 27, 2022

1 Week Sober: What to Expect

If you have a drinking or drug problem, admitting that truth to yourself and others is the first step in changing your life for the better. The next is deciding to quit. However, achieving and maintaining sustained sobriety is a challenge you shouldn’t face alone, especially in the earliest...

alcohol abuse statistics
April 22, 2022

Alcohol Abuse Statistics

To many people, alcohol is just another beverage. Fewer than 15 percent of the U.S. population are complete teetotalers, and many “social drinkers” suffer no significant ill effects. However, this is just one of many alcohol abuse statistics that paint a full picture of America's drinking problem. The reality...

National Prescription Medication Take Back Day
April 8, 2022

California Drug Take Back Programs

Do you have medications in your cabinet that were prescribed ages ago, but for some reason never used up? These are a potential tragedy waiting to happen. The Dangers of Unused Prescription Drugs Since 1979, all drugs have been labeled with expiration dates. After a medication passes that date, its chemical...

insomnia causes
March 11, 2022

What Causes Insomnia?

One of the most frustrating feelings is lying in bed and not being able to fall asleep. You have tried all the tricks, from counting sheep to sound machines, but nothing seems to work. But what is it that actually causes insomnia? Let’s take a look at some potential...

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