Are Painful Memories of Trauma Linked to Addiction?

Is addiction hereditary? Is it caused by peer pressure? What about poverty or toxic stress? All of these can play a part, but there is another factor that often stands out.  Maybe that’s why we also see so many mental health issues underlying substance abuse and addiction from prior experiences. Sexual or physical abuse that […]

Why Suicide Awareness Should Always Be in the Spotlight

By Christa Banister Whether someone is a celebrated chef with Michelin star status or the fry cook at McDonald’s, the most talented rock star circling the globe or an aspiring musician with a small YouTube following, a successful fashion designer with a Park Avenue address or a college graduate with a six-digit student loan crammed […]

Can Clonazepam Affect My Memory?

Clonazepam is one of the most highly prescribed drugs in the country. People who have anxiety disorders or bipolar disorder use this medication to manage their mental illness. However, as with any prescription drug, there are side effects associated with clonazepam such as respiratory difficulties, loss of appetite, and insomnia. One of the most concerning […]

There Are Therapeutic Options for All People and All Budgets

By Becca Owens More and more, American society is acknowledging the importance of prioritizing mental health in a person’s life. However, some people still don’t immediately recognize their need for therapy. Many who do recognize their need for mental health support and intervention find that mental health therapy is more expensive than they expected and […]