Childhood Depression

Today is Childhood Depression Awareness Day, drawing attention to the children who suffer from depression – the most common mental health issue in the United States. A conservative estimate says 1-in-33 children have some...
Opioid Epidemic

Heroin use has more than doubled among young adults since 2006. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90% of heroin users abuse other drugs, and among those addicted to heroin,...
adult coloring books

Would you like three free coloring pages? Enter your name and email address below and we'll send them straight to your inbox!  When’s the last time you opened a fresh pack of crayons and spent...
Trigger Warnings

On college campuses across the United States, professors are feeling obligated to manage their classes around the sensitivities of their students. Trigger warnings are being spread throughout syllabi, and professors are taking extra care...
concussion symptoms

Concussions are common. They occur when the brain collides with the inside of the skull, and they’re quite possibly the most common sports injury in the world today. But that doesn’t make them any easier...
Schizophrenia’s Cause

Scientists believe they have located the molecular process in the brain that triggers schizophrenia – a significant finding that may lead to new treatments and earlier detection, The Washington Post reported. The study, which was...
B12 deficiency disorders

Vitamin B12 shortfalls in the brain may be a contributing factor in autism and schizophrenia, as well as old-age dementia, according to research published in the journal PLOS ONE. Brain levels of vitamin B12 tend...
narcan to high school students

An Irish pharmaceutical company will partner with an American distributor to offer a free carton of Narcan nasal spray – a drug which blocks opioid overdose effects – to all United States high schools,...
Safer Opioid Prescribing

In order to combat opioid overdose, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently praised efforts by the American College of Physicians (ACP) to better educate doctors about safe prescribing...