Do Gamblers Anonymous meetings help?

Gambling disorder is a common mental illness with prevalence rates similar to or greater than bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Yet a lack of research and development of effective treatments leaves many problem gamblers and their families still suffering. Before effective treatments can be developed, a clear understanding of the disorder

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Learning how to stop workplace stress

Although stigma toward mental illness has lessened over the years through active attempts at spreading awareness and understanding, it is still present in societies all over the world. For many, it still feels almost taboo to speak about their battle with mental illness, whether it is depression, bipolar disorder or

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Pennsylvania’s new medical marijuana laws

In April, Pennsylvania became the 24th now to legalize the use of medical marijuana. The day after Independence Day this year, Pennsylvania began accepting applications. According to a summary from PennLive, the state’s recent passage of medical marijuana legislation represents “”grassroots advocacy winning out over deeply held political and social

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