students and adderall

College Students And Adderall Abuse

Drug use is a growing trend among young adults, especially certain types of drugs. Students and Adderall seem to go hand in hand on many college campuses. In fact, even younger students may use this drug. It’s not surprising that prescription drug abuse is an issue for young adults, but it is concerning and needs…

a woman suffering from bipolar disorder

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Without mental health treatment and appropriate interventions, bipolar disorder gets worse. It is not uncommon for people with bipolar disorder to engage in risqué or thrill-seeking behavior in their highs or attempt self-harm in their lows. However, it is possible to manage this condition with a combination of medication, psychotherapy, healthy living, and regularized schedules.…

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

As October approaches, people across the country are preparing to recognize Mental Illness Awareness Week. Every year since 1990, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has made an effort to bring awareness of the struggles of mental illness. Congress established the first full week in October as Mental Illness Awareness Week. This year the…

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How Talk Therapy Impacts Recovery

Human beings have misused drugs for thousands of years. Past civilizations have had cures and interventions for alcoholism and drug abuse, although some weren’t effective. In the 1990s, addiction therapy shifted towards evidence-based treatments. People who are suffering from drug or substance addictions need more than just detoxification and medical interventions. Therapy, specifically talk therapy,…