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  • Ditch the Xanax:  How Reading Can Ease Anxiety Ditch the Xanax:  How Reading Can Ease Anxiety

    Ditch the Xanax: How Reading Can Ease Anxiety

Ditch the Xanax: How Reading Can Ease Anxiety

Xanax is the number one prescribed psychiatric medication in the United States and is used to treat people with anxiety and panic disorders.  Xanax affects the brain and central nervous system.  It boosts a […]

  • Why Teens Who Self-Harm Could Develop Addiction Later in Life Why Teens Who Self-Harm Could Develop Addiction Later in Life

    Why Teens Who Self-Harm Could Develop Addiction Later in Life

Why Teens Who Self-Harm Could Develop Addiction Later in Life

Different people use different techniques to deal with pain, success, defeat and other issues that they may come across. Some are healthy, like exercise or harder work, while others are dangerous and counterproductive.

  • Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Issues in African-American Youth: A Guide for Parents Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Issues in African-American Youth: A Guide for Parents

    Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Issues in African-American Youth: A Guide for Parents

Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Issues in African-American Youth: A Guide for Parents

As a parent, you want your child to live the best life possible. But did you know that one in ten youth has a serious mental health problem severe enough to impair […]

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  • Autism and Addiction: Coping with and Treating Your Dual Diagnosis Autism and Addiction: Coping with and Treating Your Dual Diagnosis

    Autism and Addiction: Coping with and Treating Your Dual Diagnosis

Autism and Addiction: Coping with and Treating Your Dual Diagnosis


About one third
of all people living with a mental disorder are also coping with some form of substance abuse. This seems to be largely because of a comorbidity effect, where each […]