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Topics include teen drug trends, drug addiction, alcoholism, eating disorders, sex addiction, and public policy as it relates to advocacy for treatment rather than simply punishing and imprisoning those with mental health and addiction problems.

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Ketamine as a Treatment for Severe Depression

Ketamine is the name of a substance originally developed in the 1970s as anesthetic medication for both animals and humans. However, it is perhaps better known as a recreational drug used illicitly or illegally by people seeking to experience its unique combination of mind- and body-altering properties. According to the results of a new study […]

Managing Depression “Naturally” when you’re Expecting

Expecting a child is often a time filled with joy and excited anticipation.  But for many women, depression interferes with that joy.  It’s like a dark cloud hanging overhead; casting a troubling shadow on what can be such a happy time in life.  According to statistics, depression occurs in anywhere from 13% to 20% of […]

Antidepressant Fetzima Earns FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved a drug known as Fetzima—generic name levomilnacipram—for the treatment of major depressive disorder in adults. Fetzima belongs to a class of drugs known as serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, and was first discovered by a French drug company Pierre Fabre Laboratories. Following its discovery, the […]

Depression, Chronic Pain Go Hand-in-Hand

Chronic physical illnesses, also known as chronic diseases, are illnesses that last for extended period of time and have a continuing negative impact on a person’s health and well-being. Americans die from these long-term health problems more often than from any other causes. People affected by chronic physical illnesses often develop symptoms of the mental […]