Purdue Pharma has reached an $8.34 billion settlement with the Justice Department over its aggressive marketing of OxyContin, paving the way for the drugmaker to steer future profits to cities and states that accuse it of stoking an opioid-addiction crisis in America. Because Purdue is bankrupt from settling prior claims related to the drug, it … Continue reading Purdue in $8.3B opioid deal with US
Can being born on the autism spectrum really give you an unfair advantage in life? This question is a tad trite for despite the initial handicaps of the condition, for about one hundred people worldwide, this seems to be the case, at least in some aspects. Autism seem to enable some people with it to … Continue reading Stephen Wiltshire: Can Being Born On The Autism Spectrum Give You An Unfair Advantage In Life?
When you have a family member with autism or other mental illness, it can be very difficult and can play havoc with family relations. This was an anguished cry for help on a public forum from a sibling of someone with autism. This reply is very helpful, inciteful and provides much needed understanding as well as practical advice.
Just found this situation on Quora Digest and had to post it here. I am so outraged at parents who call the cops on their own minor children. Obviously, if they have committed some heinous crime, that would be warranted, but so many parents call the cops on their children for minor issues and it … Continue reading Calling the Cops on Your Minor Children
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XN7NCQUiLrI This is the cutting edge of breaking addiction. Never before has anyone thought of taking into consideration the role of your own brain chemistry in recovery even from such 'crutch' drugs as Vivitrol, Methadone and Suboxone. Everyone hoping to recover from addiction needs to consider the information in this video presentation. Steve Treu is a … Continue reading Hope is Dope – Breakthrough for Addicts Seeking Recovery
So, we have long suspected that our food is not conducive to good Mental Health, an Julia Rucklidge spells it out in this short TED Talk. Vital knowledge, especially for pregnant women. see video below.Tweet Julia J Rucklidge, PhD is a Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Canterbury, … Continue reading Suprisingly Dramatic Role of Nutrition in Mental Health
For the 6th year in a row, Mental Health America (MHA) released its annual State of Mental Health Report, which ranks all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on several mental health and access measures. This year, Pennsylvania came out on top overall with Nevada coming in 51st. The report also takes a … Continue reading Mental Health America Releases its Annual State of Mental Health in America Report
Finally, Big Pharma is bring reprimanded for cashing in by CAUSING human misery, suffering and even death. Unfortunately, there are so many out there who are proceeding unchecked.
The feeling of "I am not enough," lies just below the skin of perhaps most of us. Unfortunately, this belief lies at the root of the complexes, lack of self-confidence, lack of a sense of self worth; under performance; and most of the myriad of problems that infest our lives. Marissa Peer shows us how … Continue reading "You Are Enough!"