Florida Drug Addictions

In Florida, drug use is now related more often than ever before to deaths, according to the most recent Florida Medical Examiners Commission report, which was released in April, 2017. The report covers data obtained in 2015. The total number of drug-related deaths in the state increased by 13.9% in the first half of 2015… Read more »

Coping Skills for Mental Illness and More

Finding the strategy or strategies that help you frame your thinking so that you can live more comfortably day to day is key to safeguarding and improving your mental health. Although it might take some time to discover what works best, it’s essential to your well-being and overall quality of life that you find coping… Read more »

Mental Health Awareness Month

Understanding what life is like for those who suffer from mental illness is top of mind this month as May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Observed in the United States since 1949, the designation was made to raise awareness about mental health conditions and the importance of good mental health for everyone. This year, there… Read more »

Postpartum Depression – Not Just the Baby Blues

The birth of a baby is a joyful event but it always brings unexpected challenges for new parents. These are typically overcome in time as the family gets used to a new routine, but the adjustment isn’t easily made for some – especially new mothers who experience postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is a mood disorder… Read more »

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Every April since 1987, the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD) and its supporting organizations across the U.S. have addressed on a large scale the nation’s number one public health problem: alcoholism. Alcohol Awareness Month comprises a series of activities and public service messages delivered across America to increase awareness and understanding of… Read more »

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