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American Heroin: Needles in the Haystack

American Heroin: Medicine, Crisis, Epidemic – Part 2: Needles in the Haystack

From heroin’s origins to the pathways it takes to enter the country and the effect it has on cities and states around the U.S., this map is intended to give a broad stroke...
American Heroin Epidemic

American Heroin: Medicine, Crisis, Epidemic – Part 1: A Nation in Pain

Opiate use is deeply rooted in American history, with waves of addiction rolling over the vast North American landscape over the last two centuries. As a 2014 piece from The Atlantic noted, “with the...
Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist Career Profile

Clinical psychology is a branch of psychology that helps patients overcome mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. Clinical psychologists study the reasons why people make certain decisions and why they act in certain ways. They...
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Job Description

Psychiatric-mental health nurses (or PMHNs) are healthcare professionals who work with individuals and families suffering from psychiatric disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, dementia and schizophrenia. Work Environment PMHNs can work in a variety of locales,...
child anxiety

Psychological Therapy Could Help Prevent Childhood Anxiety

Anxious parents tend to raise anxious children. But it doesn’t have to be that way. According to a 2014 study published in The American Journal of Psychiatry, preventative therapy and a change in parenting can...

Mental Health Awareness Day

See the person not the illness, take action, take the pledge and be stigma free. Don't be afraid to talk about mental health today by sharing our awareness infographic below!

Get a Grip on Anxiety – 5 Ways to Relieve Test Stress

Anxiety affects us all at one point or another. While people don’t necessarily get stressed out over the same things, the effects of anxiety over time are all similar. Prolonged bouts of stress can...

How Does Addiction Affect the Brain?

Addiction is dangerous. It has the power to warp reality and can shatter personal and professional relationships. For a long time, it was a difficult term to define. In Latin, the word literally means...
Strange Facts

Strange Facts – The Average Person Eats 6 Lbs of Dirt in Their Lifetime

You won’t be hard pressed to find different shows on the Discovery Channel or Food Network documenting some of the weird things people eat. Insects, rodents, you name it, someone’s eaten it. What if...