How Our Next President Could Fight the Opioid Epidemic

In this election cycle, ending the opioid epidemic comes down to technique.

How and Why You Should Keep Your Temper in Check

At the end of the day we are human, not perfect, and it is okay to make mistakes so long as we learn from them and try to do better.

Kratom Needs to Be Researched Before It’s a Schedule 1 Drug

Let’s limit the access children have to the drug and engage in serious research so that we know exactly what we’re looking at.

The DEA is Lowering Opioid Production in the U.S

The DEA’s decision to limit the amount of opioid painkillers produced in the United States is a prudent step.

Legalizing Marijuana in California

If you treat young people with respect and give them good information, the likelihood is greater that they will make healthy choices.

Here’s How the High Holidays Can Support Your Recovery

If you think seeing your family all together will prompt you to use, give yourself a pass from the occasion guilt-free.

The Case for Including Mental Health Care in the Workplace

You shouldn’t take for granted that your workplace positively contributes to your employees’ mental health.

How Will You Handle Loss?

Your best defense against grief will never be your ability to plan around and corral it.

How the Words You Use Can Decrease Anxiety

A healthy concern for your well-being can make you more likely to anticipate and effectively head-off possible threats.

Understanding and Choosing Better Coping Skills

When it comes to better understanding and treating addiction, we can learn a lot by looking at a person’s coping mechanisms.

Here’s Why Your Brain Makes Quitting Drugs/Alcohol So Hard

There’s little more tempting than a quick and easy solution to our problems.

How Drum Circles Can Improve, if Not Cure, Your Depression

Have you ever wondered how people used to treat depression before prescription medications were invented?

How Exercise Can Help Keep You Drug-Free

Exercise is a part of a healthy lifestyle and stimulates your body’s healthiest mechanisms by releasing feel-good endorphins, stimulating appetite and leading to more restful sleep

Here’s How Marijuana Use Is Changing

It’s not hard to see how some parts of American culture are light years ahead of where they were just a few decades ago.

How the Government Is Fighting Against the Opioid Epidemic

One of the federal government’s important roles is to take on our county’s most pressing issues and respond with solutions on a national scale.

Here’s How Creative Arts Can Diminish Stress

While there’s no way for you to avoid stress entirely, you can use it to your advantage and harness its energy to create meaningful artistic expressions.

As Research Advances, Treatment for Depression Gets Better

If an individual is open to trying a wide variety of treatments, a new life is more than possible for those held down by depression. There is something that can be done.

Texas Just Made Naloxone Available Over the Counter

If you don’t live in the Lone Star state, you may have missed some big news about opioid overdose prevention happening now.

3 Ways to Get Yourself Out of a Rut

It’s easy to wake up one day to find yourself in a rut, when your life’s momentum has stalled and you’re not sure what will come next.

Four Reasons to Be Wary of Supplements

Supplements can be beneficial if they are quality products that are prescribed by those who are trained in their proper use.

Four Things You Should Know About Adolescent Anxiety

Recognizing a mental health condition in your child can trigger your own worst fears, making you wonder if the condition is somehow your fault.

Three Ways Stimulants Negatively Change Your Life

There are so many more than just these reasons to avoid abuse of stimulants.

Four Ways to Help Your Kids Avoid Depression and Addiction

Intentionally building your relationship with your child to include trust, open lines of communication and mutual support is one of the best ways you can encourage your child.

Reasons to Reconsider Using Opioid Prescription Medications

Your healing process will have its own ups and downs that only you will know how to handle, and deciding on a treatment plan that will get you up and running again.

Three Things You Should Know About Congress’ Opioid Bill

Congress may be ready for a vacation over their upcoming seven-week recess, but their work is far from done.

5 Non-Physical Signs of Abuse in Relationships

Domestic violence is often thought of in its physical forms, but emotional and psychological abuse are just as devastating.

Four Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe From Drugs

You’ve probably thought about how drug use impacts your own health or that of family members, but have you considered how it affects your pets?

3 Ways to Approach Addiction Treatment That Change Outcomes

Most people simply go to the addiction treatment center that is closest to their home. Do not fall into that trap.

Three Reasons to Reconsider Medication Assisted Treatment

A new life in recovery is about making decisions free from any substances. Your loved one has an opportunity to live drug-free. Take it.

Punch Drunk: Six Factors That Influence Your Buzz

Knowing why you drink and how best to do so responsibly will help you ensure your drinking is always under your control.