• JUNE 9, 2016
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    Lifting the Suboxone cap

    Lifting the Suboxone cap

    Lawmakers and the medical community are raising their voices to a proposed lift on Suboxone cap. The medication, suboxone, is a heroin-addiction medication that has proven to be extremely effectively, as well as extremely controversial with the purist 12-step method of therapy that promotes abstinence from any such drug for recovery. The legislation proposed by U.S. Senators

    • JUNE 8, 2016
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    Kristen Bell: No shame in depression

    Kristen Bell: No shame in depression

    Kristen Bell recently opened up about her history of depression and anxiety, revealing that she started medication for the illness at a young age. She goes on to say more about how she has dealt with her mental health issues and how nobody should feel shame in acknowledging them and fighting them. Watch the video

    • MAY 27, 2016
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    The Pregnant Addict: Hand-cuffs or Health Care

    The Pregnant Addict: Hand-cuffs or Health Care

    In 2014 Tennessee passed the “fetal assault” legislation to imprison women who are pregnant and abusing drugs. Since the inception of the bill, over one hundred women have been put in jail. This summer that bill dies in Tennessee. But another may be born in North Carolina. Senator Brent Jackson (R) has introduced a bill

    • MAY 2, 2016
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    Mentally Distressed Teens More Likely to be Unemployed Adult

    Mentally Distressed Teens More Likely to be Unemployed Adult

    Mental health in an adolescent can damage more than just physical, emotional and spiritual outcomes in life, but can also deeply affect financial livelihood. “…Distressed adolescents are vulnerable to unemployment,” says Mark Egan of the Behavioural Science Centre at the University of Stirling. A factor for future unemployment, regardless of social or economic background, is