PTSD or post-traumatic stress disorder is often associated with military veterans returning from war, police officers in the line of duty, or others who experience and witness horrible things as part of their career path. While these individuals are often significantly impacted by post-traumatic stress disorder, the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder can affect anyone […]
Millions of Americans, some as young as age 12, struggle with at least one addiction. The most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) indicated nearly 165 million people over the age of 12 used substances in the past month. The report further […]
Around 20% of all Americans will experience mental illness in their lifetime, and around 60 million people are affected by mental health disorders in any one year. These statistics are rather sobering, and the figures in Southern California are broadly in line with the national averages.