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 […]
It is likely you have come into contact with someone in your life you believed to be a narcissist. Perhaps a boss, co-worker, friend or significant other whose overall attitude and personality screamed narcissism. But, while this word or term is used to describe people who display a certain high opinion of themselves and a […]
Many people are familiar with anorexia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa is a form of disordered eating that, at any given time, affects between one and four percent of women. Approximately one percent of women and .5 percent of men will experience anorexia in their lifetime. Unfortunately, the number of adolescents and teens struggling with disordered eating […]
Not so long ago, mental health issues were stigmatized. People were afraid to admit that they were suffering from anxiety or depression. Now, we’re moving away from the shame associated with owning up to having a mental health condition. However, have some people gone too far?