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Opinion: 'This is Us': Toxic stress is real for many

Opinion: ‘This is Us’: Toxic stress is real for many

Science is now telling us that those demons are likely the cause of conditions that affect each adult Pearson child: addiction, obesity and anxiety. … On “This is Us,” I recognize symptoms of toxic stress when Beth goes to style foster daughter Deja’s hair and finds bald patches, which come back every time …
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Opinion: Mass shootings taking a toll on children’s mental health

Not only can this lead to depression or behaviors such as substance abuse, exposure to trauma can lead to other health issues including obesity, diabetes and other chronic illness. Additionally, emerging research tells us that reaction to trauma sets off a biological chain of events that can actually rewire …
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Gaps in providers’ ability to prescribe buprenorphine hinder opioid treatment efforts

But in 2016, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration finalized a rule that increased the maximum limit on the number of patients a … Currently more than 46,000 clinicians in the U.S. are certified to prescribe buprenorphine, according to SAMHSA, the vast majority (72%) are …
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The dangerous delusions of Brexit and Trump

In the case of Brexit, one hears from its proponents the warm and fuzzy bromides that the sky has not fallen in on Britain’s economy and indeed Britons are …. political and geographical polarization, more violent crime and drug abuse, and a loss of both American and British power and credibility globally.
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The support group was formed to reach out to help families who have lost loved ones to alcohol or substance abuse. F.O.C.U.S. Breast-Cancer Survivors Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Eat ‘n Park, 5451 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. For information, call Eat ‘n Park at 330-779-0410.
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