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Best Practices for Treating Opiate Addiction — Psychology Today

All medical clinicians should contribute to tackling the opioid crisis. via Best Practices for Treating Opiate Addiction — Psychology Today

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The Real Truth About Eating Disorders — Psychology Today

Do you know who struggles with eating disorders? The diversity may surprise you. via The Real Truth About Eating Disorders — Psychology Today

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The Creative

My Insomniac Life — The Bipolar Writer

I wanted to share a chapter from the first draft of my memoir. I have written about insomnia before but this is an extended version of what it is like in “My Insomniac Life.” I will admit this is a chapter so it is quite a long one. The Insomniac Side of J.E. Skye This […] […]

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Law & Criminal Justice

Going to the Root: Mass Shootings & Systemic White Male Violence: Hint: It’s not about mental health! — Emma Rosenthal

(With annotated links and resources) Desperate responses to mass public shootings, calling for registries and mental health background checks will not sufficiently reduce the threat to public safety or decrease gun violence and careless feel good responses may in fact make our society even less safe for the most marginalized. No just response to gun […] […]

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I’m Good Because the Voices of Our Youth Are Being Heard — I’m Good: A Blog Campaign for Mental Health Recovery

Teens often see what we cannot. Three years ago, my teenage neighbor, Jacqueline Monetta, came to me for advice. She wanted to make a film to prevent teen suicide. She lost her best friend to suicide when they were just 16. Her idea was simple. Teens who had experienced depression or had attempted or thought […] […]

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Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness

Después del tiroteo “hay que respetar cómo los jóvenes lidian con sus sentimientos” | California Healthline

Una psicóloga infantil, quien fue alumna de la escuela de Parkland en la que murieron 17 personas, explica cómo ayudar a los adolescentes en los días posteriores al terrible tiroteo. Source: Después del tiroteo “hay que respetar cómo los jóvenes lidian con sus sentimientos” | California Healthline

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After Shooting, ‘Honor How Kids Want To Deal With Their Feelings’ | California Healthline

Christine Sylvest, a child psychologist who now works in Maryland, for three years attended the Parkland, Fla., high school where a shooting attack left 17 people dead last week. She says the trage… Source: After Shooting, ‘Honor How Kids Want To Deal With Their Feelings’ | California Healthline