HHS Issues Final Mental Health Parity Rule, Extends Coverage For Millions Of Americans

By | Fri, 11/08/2013 - 15:03

The final rule for mental health parity has been issued, creating equality between mental health and medical/surgical benefits.


New Medical Treatment For Marijuana Abuse Could Stem The Rising Tide Of ‘Reefer Madness’

By | Sun, 10/13/2013 - 13:56

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and Maryland School of Medicine develop a possible treatment for marijuana abuse.

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NCAA Trainers Push For Mental Health Guidelines To Help Athletes Cope

By | Wed, 09/25/2013 - 15:41

The NCAA announced its push for standardized guidelines to treat college athletes' mental health issues.

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Mike Tyson Says He's 'On The Verge Of Dying'

By | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 22:47

At a Friday press conference, Mike Tyson admitted to an long, debilitating struggle with addiction, calling himself a "vicious alcoholic."

Teens Look To Parents For Guidance On Drugs, Study Says

Parents Influence Teenagers' Drug And Alcohol Use More Than They Think

By | Sun, 05/26/2013 - 15:33

While some parents lament that children don't come with guidebooks, results from a new survey may shed light on how to approach kids about substance abuse.

Substance Addiction Can Significantly Hamper Sexual Performance, Even for Those in Recovery

By | Fri, 01/18/2013 - 14:32

Alcohol and drugs have long been known to affect sex.


Growing Number of Kids Getting High off Common Holiday Spices, Toxicologist Warns

By | Tue, 12/18/2012 - 14:53

More and more thrill-seeking teens looking for creative ways to get cheap, legal highs from common holiday spices are winding up in the hospital with respiratory, cardiac and nerve damage.


California Bans Controversial "Gay Cures" for Minors

By | Mon, 10/01/2012 - 15:17

California is now the first state to ban "gay cures" aimed at 'correcting' homosexuality in gay teenagers.