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National Suicide Prevention Week 2019

Did you know that almost 2 million suicide attempts are made in America each year? Because of these attempts, over 33,000 people lose their lives in some of the most tragic circumstances imaginable. Of those who survive, they are more likely to[…]

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month Mental Health Awareness Month (also referred to  as Mental Health Month) has been observed in May in the United States since 1949, reaching millions of people in the United States through the media, local events, and screenings. Mental[…]

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Mental Health Test

There isn’t a single test that can determine if you have a mental health illness—or deem you 100% mentally healthy. Instead, diagnosis of major illness is made by medical or mental health professional who has conducted a thorough evaluation. Diagnosis In most[…]

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Addiction Research Foundation

Addiction Research Foundation The addiction research foundation is led by Pam and Steve Moore, co-founders of the Moore Institute, Inc., a clinical practice that is devoted to helping individuals and families affected by drug addiction. The Moores are supported by research partner,[…]

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Smart Dashboards Highlighting Mental Health Statistics

Mental Health Statistics Mental Illnesses are common in the United States. Nearly one in five U.S. adults live With a mental illness (46.6 million in 2017). Mental illnesses include many different Conditions that vary in degree of severity, ranging from mild to[…]

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Parkinson’s Brain Damage Reversed in Study

It may be possible to restore brain cells damaged by Parkinson's disease and reverse a patient's condition, something no current treatment can do, according to British researchers who conducted potentially groundbreaking clinical trials. They cautioned the trial was small -- just 41[...]

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ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen announces he has Parkinson’s disease

ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen announced Monday he's battling Parkinson's disease in an essay on the company's website. Rasmussen, 86, co-founded ESPN in 1979 alongside his son, Scott. He said he was diagnosed with the disease in 2014 but chose to share his[...]

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Posted by lifeinsight No Comments on How an American billionaire predicted — and then profited from — the U.S. opioid epidemic. Uncategorized

How an American billionaire predicted — and then profited from — the U.S. opioid epidemic.

Clarification: A previous headline for this article stated that Dr. Richard Sackler predicted the U.S. opioid epidemic. We've changed the headline to reflect that Dr. Sackler's 1996 speech specifically predicted only the rapid rise of Oxycontin prescriptions. The opioid crisis has ravaged through the[...]

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Researchers have long dreamed of an Alzheimer’s vaccine. Now it may finally be within reach.

Both University of New Mexico and Pfizer researchers have had recent successes testing Alzheimer's drugs Acure for Alzheimer’s Disease does not exist just yet, but researchers at the University of New Mexico (UNM) are one step closer to finding one. Alzheimer’s disease,[...]

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Could Ibogaine Be A Promising New Treatment For Parkinson’s Disease?

A research team at Columbia University soon hopes to show whether or not ibogaine, an extract of iboga — a psychoactive West-African plant medicine — may have unique benefits in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The majority of existing research on ibogaine[...]

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