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Prison Reform

People are dying in US prisons, and not just from COVID-19

According to one medical expert, the medical neglect he saw amounted to a “callous disregard for human life and human suffering.”

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Addiction News

5 tips for digital wellbeing this summer

After lockdown don’t we all want to rebalance our lives around tech? We have five tips to improve your digital wellbeing!

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Addiction News

Digital detox with embroidery on National Embroidery Day

One of the best ways to stick to a digital detox is to replace time online with an analogue activity. This National Embroidery Day, we know just the one!

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Covid-19

COVID Masks: The Latest Faux Conservative Outrage

Ever since the post-Civil War days of Lister and Pasteur, we’ve known that wearing masks prevents us from contaminating open wounds or sickening other people with our breath.

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Addiction News

Has your Phone Addiction Got Worse in Lockdown?

Did you go into the pandemic suffering from phone addiction, and has it got worse? What’s the boundary between helpful and harmful use of your smartphone?

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Ocd

How Those With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Cope With Added Angst Of COVID

People with OCD face uniquely difficult mental health battles, including trying to distinguish concerns brought on by their conditions from general fears shared by the public about COVID-19.

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12-step Alternatives

Pseudo-Science and the Need for a Better Solution

Despite a total lack of any scientific evidence whatsoever, adherents cling steadfastly to the belief that the 12-steps are required for genuine, bona-fide “recovery.”

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Covid-19

The Hidden Deaths Of The COVID Pandemic

A recent analysis predicted as many as 75,000 people might die from suicide, overdose or alcohol abuse, triggered by the uncertainty and unemployment caused by the pandemic.

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Addiction News

Are You Doomscrolling Right Now? Here’s How To Stop.

Doomscrolling – endlessly scrolling through bad news stories – is taking a dangerous toll on our mental health. But how can we keep ourselves from doing it?

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California Behavioral Health

California Behavioral Health

This California program offers non-12-step treatment in a “caring, compassionate and focused” environment where clients feel valued and respected.