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Mental Health : Health & Medical

The Effects of Smoking on the Skin

Smoking is not only bad for health, it's bad for beauty. "Smoker's face" was added to the medical vocabulary in 1985. The English physician who coined the term, Dr. Douglas Model, was able to identify half of the smokers among his patients by their facial features alone. Skin damage from smoking is...More...

Panic Attacks While Driving

Certain situations exist where a panic attack can lead to catastrophic events, one of which is while driving a car. A serious accident could occur if you are not alert while driving, as a result ... ...More...

Lasting Effects of Alcohol Abuse

Short-term alcohol abuse signs are not hard to recognize, as a walk through any bar will demonstrate. Slower reaction times, slurred speech and walking difficulties will be abundantly evident. However, the long-term consequences of alcohol abuse, and their impact on the brain, are less well understo...More...

Drug Rehab Port St. Lucie Saves Family

One of the most caring and supportive drug rehab Port St. Lucie has to offer has helped save yet another family from the pain and turmoil of addiction. Drug and alcohol treatment centers are very ... ...More...

Your Greatest Asset? An ON-Purpose Thought!

Your thought of the moment decides your mood, your zest for living, even the health of your body. Your thought of the moment is your greatest asset. Choose that thought wisely. Don't passively accept any old crummy thought that pops up in hour brain. Passively sliding into pop-up downer thinkin...More...

Elderly Substance Abuse Prevention Information

Substance abuse occurs when an individual becomes dependent on drugs, alcohol, tobacco or other chemicals which can be detrimental to their physical, emotional and mental health. People abuse these substances for a variety of reasons and the effects can be seen throughout the country in our hospital...More...

How to Cope With Post-Natal Depression

Post-natal depression--or depression after the birth of a child--is a challenging condition to deal with since it usually takes the intervention of another person to actually step in and get help for the mother. The mother is usually unsure of what is happening and cannot put her finger on what is w...More...

Is Mental Illness a myth?

Szasz's beliefs about Medicinal purpose. When one attempts to consider the work of Thomas Szasz, one nearly gets the impression that he thinks medicine and theology are like defense mechanisms which protect something resembling the ... ...More...

Introducing "J-Oga" - Jogging With Awareness

I consider myself to be really lucky because most days the biggest decision I choose to make is usually whether I'll go for a jog today or do some yoga. If I'm really blessed I get to do all of the above! Jogging for most of us, consists of donning some form of comfortable kit and trainers...More...

Sibling Abuse – Children Abusing Other Children

Sibling Abuse is the most prevalent type of family abuse yet no one pays attention or takes it very seriously - why is that? There is a lot that is swept under the rug in the guise of 'sibling rivalry...More...