Blog Posts in 2015

  • 21-Dec-2015

    Impacts of Adolescent Substance Abuse

    What are the consequences of substance abuse on young people—particularly, those going through adolescence? Adolescence is typically defined as the period between the ages of 13 and 18. During this stage of life, a young person experiences ...
  • 14-Dec-2015

    Cannabis & Mental Health

    As cannabis continues to be legalized across the U.S. and becomes more and more accessible for people and patients alike, it is important to understand how this drug can impact mental health. Research has shown a strong connection between regular ...
  • 7-Dec-2015

    Managing Depression & Mental Health During the Holidays

    Depression affects more than 14.8 million adults in the U.S. For those struggling with depression, the holiday season can be anything but the most wonderful time of the year. In fact, for most people with depression and mental health disorders, the ...
  • 20-Nov-2015

    Increased Risk for Suicide Following Hospitalization

    There are numerous factors that put a person at a higher risk for suicide. Among those include depression, substance abuse, previous suicide attempts, and tragic life events. One of the most subtle and dangerous ones? Recent discharge from a ...