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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...

King County, Wash. Tries Counseling in Lieu of Jail Time for Troubled Teens

America's Juvenile Justice System is Failing - What One Prosecutor is Doing To Help Troubled Teens Our country has a major problem with its juvenile court system: it does not rehabilitate troubled teens. As of now, our juvenile court system allows our nation's children, who commit felony crimes, to face years of imprisonment, as well as a permanent stain on their record that screams "DO NOT HIRE ME" to any potential employer for t...

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New Study Says: Pets Help People Manage The Pain Of Serious Mental Illness

The suffering of mental illness is done alone and isolated. Those who suffer from a severe mental illness - like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder - often find themselves battling an illness that causes anti-social behavior. In other words, those who suffer from severe mental illness also suffer from severe loneliness. So what are mentally ill, suffering individuals to do? Well, new studies conducted by mental health researcher, Helen ...