Looking back, the signs were there, she realizes now. The extreme bursts of energy and creativity, the sudden low moods, the sleep problems, the sensitivity to sounds and light, even the infidelities. But at the time, all that seemed clear to Sheila Hamilton was that her brilliant and passionate husband, David, the father of her…
Alison Malmon, founder of the campus-based nonprofit Active Minds, has a message for college students dealing with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and other mental health issues: You are not alone, it’s not your fault, help is available, and there is hope.
Jeffrey Standring, MS, joins Lucida® Treatment Center as executive director.
The Recovery-Minded Church provides practical, clinically informed tips from a Christian addiction specialist to guide church leaders and congregations as they love and minister to people with addictions.
Police officers promise “to protect and to serve.” But how can they do either when the people they vow to serve engage in actions that endanger themselves, their communities, and their families?
What do you do if your aging mother seems to be spending much more time home alone than at her book group or golfing with friends as usual? Her house has slid into a dusty, clustered state and there’s more wine than food around. Could she be addicted to booze or painkillers? How do you…
There’s a phrase that drivers from Uber, Lyft and other rideshare businesses use when talking of ways to maximize their earning potential: follow the alcohol.
When musician, singer and songwriter Michael Shapiro tells the story of his drug and alcohol addiction, he starts in 1976, when his father took him to see Carlos Santana perform.
As shopping season — err, the holidays — approach, we look forward to super savings on the perfect gifts. In all the excitement, it can be far too easy to spend money you don’t have.
If your holiday plans take you to the parts of the country where recreational marijuana use is now legal — Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska or Washington, D.C. — you may be tempted to join the party.