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Is Suing Opioid Makers for Contributing to Crisis Working?

The multi-billion dollar Big Pharma industry has been called into question before regarding the status of the opioid crisis in America. Whether it has been the issue of misleading campaigns to sell more pills, or price gouging the opioid overdose antidote Naloxone in the midst of the worst overdose outbreak in history. Opioid makers are . . . . Continue Reading


Did You Know Middle-Aged Women Use the Most Opioids in America?

For a long time, people have assumed those most at risk of drug abuse were young teens, especially in urban areas. But prescription narcotics have ushered in a new and frightening era of substance use disorder with powerful opioids, so this may not be the case. A new report has shown that middle-aged women are . . . . Continue Reading


Chelsea Handler: People Who Refuse to Try Drugs Are ‘Untrustworthy’

Author: Shernide Delva Chelsea Handler has made a career off of her comedy and talk show, however, she is now raising eyebrows after labeling people who abstain from using drugs and alcohol “untrustworthy” and “tricky.” On a recent episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, host Bill Maher referenced an earlier statement from Handler in . . . . Continue Reading


It’s Official – Women Now Drink as Much as Men

Drinking “like a man” is no longer a thing. More women than ever are “keeping up with the guys” when it comes to alcohol consumption. A recent study revealed women are drinking just as much alcohol as men.  The increase of alcohol consumption is doing increasing amounts of damage to their health as a result. . . . . Continue Reading


Overweight Child = Higher Risk of Addiction As Adult?

Apparently, adults who were overweight as children have a greater chance of having an addiction as an adult. The study applies to girls only so no word on whether this would apply to men as of yet.  Researchers at the Indiana University School of Education conducted the study. Essentially, they found that girls who were . . . . Continue Reading


Can You “Catch” Depression?

  Author: Shernide Delva Depression is a disease that is not like the common cold. You cannot “catch” depression, but being around people who are going through mental health issues can affect you and your emotions.  So is depression contagious? Not exactly, however, the answer is complicated. A person’s susceptibility to certain behaviors is significantly . . . . Continue Reading


How to Choose a Support Group For Your Sex Addiction

When it comes to finding 12 step-fellowships for support, it usually is pretty straightforward. If you struggle with alcoholism, AA is the choice for you. OA is for overeaters and GA is for the gambler addicts out there. However, when it comes to sex addiction, there seem to be a plethora of choices: SA, SAA, . . . . Continue Reading


4 Myths About OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a common, chronic, long-lasting disorder experienced by as many as 1 in 100 Americans each year. Roughly half of these cases are classified as severe. OCD is the uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts and behaviors that a person feels to repeat certain routines over and over again. The truth is most people underestimate . . . . Continue Reading


5 Ways to Use Your Energy More Wisely

The way we spend our energy is a fundamental component to our success. What you choose to focus on shifts your frame of mind to either a negative or positive space. As you become busier and more overwhelmed, you may find yourself focusing on the negative, rather than the positive. However, the busier you are, . . . . Continue Reading


Alexa PenaVega Opens Up About Bulimia Recovery

Take it from me, eating disorders are no joke. Eating disorders like bulimia wreak havoc on the body months, even years into recovery. Still, recovering from an eating disorder is such an enormous gift of health to your body. That’s why, Alexa PenaVega, known for her role in Spy Kids and a recent stint in . . . . Continue Reading