Ask the rock ’n’ rollers — sex and drugs seem made for each other. But the relationship between sexual activity and drug use is a complicated one, and each has the power to influence the other in profound ways.
With reports that the shooter in the Orlando tragedy displayed behavioral and emotional problems as far back as elementary school, violence and mental illness have again become linked in the public conversation.
Each year on March 30, World Bipolar Day aims to take us a little closer to understanding bipolar disorder and a little further from the stigma that can still surround the illness.
Tell your doctor you’re depressed and it’s a sure bet you’ll walk out of the office with a prescription for an antidepressant.
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.
Each year, an estimated one in four U.S. adults deals with a mental health issue, and at last count, close to 22 million people met the criteria for a substance use disorder. That’s the bad news.
The young serviceman is back from deployment, safe again in his family home but having trouble sleeping, drinking more than usual, and uninterested in old friends and activities. His parents’ concern heightens with each day, but they aren’t sure how to approach their son without making matters worse.
Imagine coming of age as part of a wellness dynasty. Mallika Chopra’s family is medical royalty in India: Her grandfather was a well-known doctor whose patients would travel for days to be treated by him. Her father is one of the most well-known transformational writers and speakers on the planet.
Non-rapid eye movement sleep arousal disorders are a pair of conditions listed in the newest edition of the mental health professionals’ guidebook called the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (commonly known as DSM 5). The two disorders—called sleepwalking disorder and sleep terror disorder—are grouped together because they both feature unusually aroused or agitated…
It began as one person honoring her parent. Today, Project Semicolon is a viral phenomenon, challenging mental illness stereotypes and spreading a message of hope and encouragement to all those struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide.