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The problem of compulsive buying

In recognition of Mental Health Month 2017, Mental Health America has produced a great series of online resources about habits and behaviors that increase the risk of developing or exacerbating mental illness — or even could be signs of mental health problems themselves. (more…)

When Internet use is a problem

In recognition of Mental Health Month 2017, Mental Health America has produced a great series of online resources about habits and behaviors that increase the risk of developing or exacerbating mental illness — or even could be signs of mental health problems themselves. (more…)

The problems of exercise extremes

In recognition of Mental Health Month 2017, Mental Health America has produced a great series of online resources about habits and behaviors that increase the risk of developing or exacerbating mental illness — or even could be signs of mental health problems themselves. (more…)

When sex is high-risk

In recognition of Mental Health Month 2017, Mental Health America has produced a great series of online resources about habits and behaviors that increase the risk of developing or exacerbating mental illness — or even could be signs of mental health problems themselves. (more…)

More research links marijuana and psychosis

Since the late 1980s, researchers working worldwide have found that marijuana users have increased risk of experiencing psychosis, including schizophrenia. Now researchers reporting in the journal Molecular Psychiatry report that “our findings strongly support the large body of evidence from observational studies that exposure to cannabis plays a causal role in the development of schizophrenia.” […]

Parents have addiction resources

With the spread of marijuana for recreational and medical use, parents are expressing more concerns about the impact on their children. They are seeking addiction resources There are many ways to stay informed and find solid guidance to address challenges. Several recently released books, videos and articles aimed at preventing marijuana use and debunking common […]