Although often overlooked in the drug crisis, addiction issues involving Black Americans and opioids are an increasingly severe problem.
By itself, gender dysphoria may not be a trigger for substance abuse, but stress-related diagnoses can be a trigger that leads to addiction.
Mental health and substance use in the workplace are closely correlated problems. Luckily, employers can take many preventative measures.
The relationship between drugs and gun violence is a very complex one. Because both are serious problems facing American society it is critical that we seek to understand their interaction and try to identify possible solutions. Lives depend on it.
With almost one in five adults in the U.S. living with a mental illness, Americans that live in rural communities face consistent obstacles accessing treatment for issues such as addiction due to poverty and the distance from their homes to treatment centers.
Many students abuse drugs to prop up their efforts to overachieve and excel. Faced with enormous pressures to compete and succeed, these students are turning to “study drugs” that can be dangerous, addictive, illegal, and even fatal. Here, we’ll examine some of the dynamics behind this disturbing trend.
Getting adequate health care can be quite a challenge in rural America, particularly when addiction treatment and rehabilitation services are needed. Trying to get help for substance abuse or mental illness is a very different experience in these communities than it is in urban America.
Smartphone addiction is a serious problem that is getting worse, and recent studies have shown a connection to chemical imbalance and depression.