How much do you know about this mental illness that has become so stigmatized in our society today? What causes this disease, and what can increase one’s vulnerability to getting it? Let’s explore these questions and more.
Of the many socioeconomic impacts that communities of color are experiencing in the face of COVID-19, I’ll discuss five of these impacts and share my thoughts as a mental health counselor.
Let’s talk about where anxiety came from, different ways it can manifest, and different options for treatment.
Why do we get hooked on social media? What makes drugs addictive? Can sugar really change our brain chemistry? Let’s explore the science behind pleasure, reward, and addiction.
How much do you know about anxiety? Let’s explore the brain chemistry behind it, related symptoms, and how anti-anxiety medications actually work.
What is depression? What do symptoms look like? Should I take antidepressants? Let’s explore these questions.
Let’s talk about opioids. How much do you really know about them?
The growing legalization of marijuana begs us to look more closely at its effects on our mental health and wellbeing.
This is the story of a woman who self-medicated her anxiety and learned to associate feeling numb with feeling “okay.” This is a story of survival.
This is a story of a man who struggled with cocaine addiction, used it to self-medicate his ADHD, and began to rediscover himself.