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Bridging the Gender Gap of Addiction Treatment Options

Substance abuse and addiction are devastating for anyone, but the journey of recovery can be a particularly difficult one for women. Women are much more likely than men to face a multitude of barriers when trying to get access to treatment. In fact, women are far less likely than men to even seek treatment when . . . . Continue Reading


Sex Trafficking in America Tragically Increased by Opioid Crisis

Did you know that trafficking of women and children in sexual exploitation is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world? Sex trafficking in America is part of a very real global issue destroying millions of lives and families every year. The opioid crisis still plagues the nation, and authorities are seeing a tangible connection . . . . Continue Reading


The Power of “Quiet” Verbal Abuse

Damage can be inflicted without raising your voice. When you think of verbal abuse, what do you think of? Chances are, it’s loud screaming, grunting and yelling. Most of us do not picture a quiet whisper or light banter. However, when it comes to verbal abuse, volume does not determine impact. Just because someone does . . . . Continue Reading


Wounds From Childhood Bullying Persist Into Young Adulthood

Bullying is not anything new. It has been going on for quite some time. However, these days, bullying has expanded into much more than the occasional tease and shove. Bullying has transformed into cyberbullying, and kids struggle to escape the lure of negativity that resides on the internet. The influx of bullying-related suicides and self-harm . . . . Continue Reading


5 Ways I Overcame My Social Anxiety

From a young age, I had severe social anxiety. In kindergarten, I spoke maybe two sentences, not including, of course, the daily “Here!” that I murmured when my teachers read the attendance list. Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, is when a person has an excessive and unreasonable fear of social situations. A . . . . Continue Reading


3 Reasons Why Adults Are Becoming Sadder With Age, Not Happier

They say the older you are, the wiser you become. That may be true, but according to one study, we are becoming sadder with age too. Up until recently, adults showed signs of increased happiness with age but now it seems like we are going backwards. According to the study recently published in Social Psychological and . . . . Continue Reading


How the Law Re-Victimizes Domestic Violence Victims

Being fortunate that I have never been a victim of domestic violence, I can’t say I ever really understood why battered women don’t just leave their abuser. And in the case of children being abused, too, I especially wanted to vilify the mothers who failed to protect the most innocent. But, it’s not a matter . . . . Continue Reading


Trazodone Abuse

The antidepressant Trazodone is a powerful medication that elevates levels of serotonin in an individual’s brain. This medication is typically prescribed to individuals who suffer from any one of a variety of mental or behavioral disorders, and is a powerful source of relief for many with more serious mental health conditions. Despite it’s ability to . . . . Continue Reading


In The News: Oxycodone/Naloxone Pill Developed

There’s a new painkiller coming to a pharmacy near you. It’s called Targiniq and it’s just been approved by the FDA. The drug is a combination of the powerful painkiller, oxycodone –the generic name for the painkilling substance found in Percocet and Oxycontin, and Naloxone, an opiate blocker, in an effort to deter abuse. The . . . . Continue Reading


If Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes: Why You Keep Ending Up in The Same Types of Relationships

Okay, Okay. So, you’ve heard your friends complain about it. And maybe you’re guilty of it, too: you keep ending up in the same types of relationships and you can’t understand why. Well, before we go into the “Why?” it’s important to stop beating yourself up about it and realize that the beauty of dating . . . . Continue Reading


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