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Schools Have a Hand in Causing Mental Illness in Teenagers

About the Author: It's always a beautiful day in TherapyInsider.com's Mr. Jeff Rogers' neighborhood.  After 3-plus decades working with troubled children in both public and private schools, it's time to start sharing what I've learned, and what I've told folks they should do.  You be the judge.  See for yourself.  There's a lot to be said for trying stuff out in the cauldron of the day-in and day-out practice. D...

Rapper Logic is the New Public Torch Bearer for Mental Illness

Roughly 42.5 million people suffer from mental illness in America. As if that weren’t tragic enough, these suffering men, women, and children are largely dismissed as weak for having a serious illness that happens to be invisible to the naked eye and virtually unacknowledged by their own government. Nevertheless, to say that mental health is an epidemic issue of national concern would be a gross understatement. After all, Real ...

State of Addiction: Finding Early Indicators of Heroin Addiction

Fixing The Opioid Addiction Problem is Easier Said Than Done To know how to fix a problem, you need a good understanding of what's causing it. The general consensus is that painkiller abuse is a significant indicator of  Criminology professors John Lewis, of IUP, and Eric Kocian, of Saint Vincent College, believe that simply blaming the opioid epidemic on painkillers is missing the point. They interviewed 158 people in Westmorela...

Changing the Way We Feel About Mental Illness

What If Physical Diseases Were Treated Like Mental Illnesses? As many as one out of four Americans suffer from at least one type of mental illness. In fact, one in six adults will admit to having a mental disorder this week alone. I guess you could say we have an issue with mental illness in this country; an issue that goes largely ignored. But, if so many millions of Americans suffer from mental illness, why is so much is s...

Study Suggests Darth Vader Suffers From Borderline Personality Disorder

Darth Vader- The Sith Lord With Borderline Personality Disorder?  There are tens of millions of Star Wars fans throughout the world. In fact, statistically speaking - not to mention, the fact you are reading an article about Darth Vader's possible personality disorder diagnosis - you are probably among the fan-faithful of the 'Galaxy Far Far Away...' By that logic, it's also fair to assume that anyone reading this would likely agr...

Breaking News: Scientists Have Identified The Physical Source of Depression

Scientists Have Identified the Physical Source of Depression  Scientists have successfully located the physical source of depression within the human brain. Finally, thanks to this revolutionary scientific study, those who suffer from depression can feel an overwhelming sense of vindication after researchers finally proved what million of us already knew: depression isn't simply 'a choice' or the result of a person's weak 'frame o...

Family and Friends | Worth More Than Money Can Buy

Are You Financially Broke, But Loved By Friends and Family? Good News! You Can Afford Happiness While the lyrics of Notorious B.I.G. "Mo' money mo' problems" may seem absurd to us 'poor folk,' a new study may now give credence to the late, great, hip-hop icon's disavowment of the Almighty Dollar. Well, at the very least, this study - according to to the researchers at London School of Economics (LSE) who conducted it - proves that (co...

Second Act | Compassionate and Effective Approach to Rehabilitating Young Offenders

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Fake Xanax Known As Super Pills Kills 9 In Florida

 Fake Xanax, AKA 'Super Pills' is 50 times stronger than heroin and has killed nine in Florida Partying teenagers and young adults beware: There is a deadly, counterfeit Xanax pill being sold on the streets of Florida. The fake Xanax is believed to contain a lethal dose of Fentanyl - a super, pain-killer some 50 times stronger than heroin - and synthetic Xanax. The super drug, which hit the streets only three months ago, has...