Science Says: Addiction Is a Chronic Disease, Not a Moral Failing

Understanding the brain’s role in addiction can help break the stigma surrounding the illness — and encourage individuals to seek help. Addiction is a serious...

Parents, Perk Up to the Dangers of Caffeine for Teens

Beverages intended to bring a buzz can have unintended consequences, as a teen’s recent caffeine-related death shows. For caffeine consumers and teetotalers alike, the news...
Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Summer

5 Triggers for Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Summer

Hate hot weather? You might be comforted to know weather-related depression isn’t just a winter thing. With shorter days and cold temperatures that make it...

Warning Signs of Eating Disorders and Proven Treatments to Help

An eating disorder is a type of mental illness involving abnormal eating patterns that can negatively impact an individual’s health and feelings about their...