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20 Signs You Have ADHD

Have you found yourself having trouble paying attention at school? Do people often point out you’re not paying attention? Do you feel as though you’re developing (or have had) symptoms of ADHD? If so, you’re not alone. About 4.4% of the United State’s adult population suffers from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Yet, less than 20% of those

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Why You Should Be Wary of Prescription Drugs

Just because the doctor said it was okay, doesn’t actually make it okay. One of the leading causes of the opioid epidemic is prescription drug abuse [1]. Many who receive specific medications develop an addiction they feel they have no control over. In turn, when these prescriptions run out, they turn to the streets to

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What is Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental illness which often results in long-lasting effects that are defined by disorderly, continuous thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions). There are many ways in which people with OCD relieve these feelings – from biting their nails to excessively cleaning everything in their living facility. The disorder can have a destructive

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What is a Bipolar Disorder?

A bipolar disorder, sometimes known as manic depression, is a mental health condition where those who suffer experience intense mood swings. Typically, an emotional high known as mania or hypomania and an emotional low known as depression. Both of these opposing emotions can come at random instances and are usually uncontrollable. Each of them has

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What is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder that’s found in both children and adults. People who suffer from the disorder often find it difficult to pay attention or focus on something specific. They’re also filled with relentless energy which can often result in impulsive behaviors. ¬†It’s reported that around 8% of children and 2.5% of

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How to Prevent Suicide: Warning Signs, Symptoms, and What You Can Do.

A deeper look into what each of us can do to prevent suicide in an at-risk individual.

Changing Your Habits

An understanding of how the brain develops habits and what needs to be done in order to make a change.

An Analysis of the School Shooting Phenomenon

A deeper look into what makes individuals want to commit mass murder.

America’s Heroin Epidemic

Introduction I currently work for an upscale rehabilitation website. Writing blogs about what you’d expect. However, there was one topic of discussion that caught my interest. I figured I should talk about it here. It may or may not come as a surprise that America is currently facing a heroin epidemic. I wouldn’t have believed

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The Profusion of Fear

Introduction I think it’s obvious to say that the news only conceives of the worst possible scenarios as a way to fuel our society’s ever-growing paranoia. But without our consent, news networks would cease to find the feedback they wholesomely desire. Therefore, I question why we perpetuate ourselves into the darkest of places within our

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