IDLE HANDS: TIPS TO KEEP YOURSELF BUSY & MAINTAIN SOBRIETY

Windmill Wellness One of the most common challenges people struggling with addiction face is what to do instead of their bad habits. Some may fear they cannot have fun without drugs or alcohol, while others are simply new to sober…

31 Tips to Boost Your Mental Health

Mental Health America 1. Track gratitude and achievement with a journal. Include 3 things you were grateful for and 3 things you were able to accomplish each day. 2. Start your day with a cup of co­ffee. Coff­ee consumption is linked to lower rates…

Indiana losing $4B per year on untreated mental illness report

Hayley DeSilva – Beckers Behavioral Health Researchers in Indiana have found that untreated mental illness is costing the state $4.2 billion per year, according to a report from the Indiana Behavioral Health Commission  The largest cost is related to premature mortality, which…

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A Single Dose of Psilocybin for Treatment-Resistant Depression

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Aaron Carter, singer, dead at 34

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L.A. Times report that Tom Petty’s death is still a hard reminder for aging rockers and opioid addiction.

BY RANDY LEWIS (This original article has paragraphs that have been omitted for context to opioid addiction) When Tom Petty was rushed to a hospital one year ago in full cardiac arrest, two words immediately sprang to many minds: Not again….