By: Anita Everett, M.D., DFAPA, Chief Medical Officer

Mental health is central to everyone’s well-being, particularly adolescents, teens, and young adults. Our youth are active in their communities where they

By: Elinore F. McCance-Katz, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use

The opioids crisis is affecting communities across the nation. The disease of opioid use disorder does

By: Elinore F. McCance-Katz, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Secretary of Mental Health and Substance Use
When individuals enter the field of healthcare, they are driven by a passion to assist others in

By: Paolo del Vecchio, M.S.W., Director, SAMHSA Center for Mental Health Services

Each September 10, the International Association for Suicide Prevention sponsors World Suicide Prevention Day. Here in the United

 
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Treatment This North Carolina-based program continues to redefine the clinical experience. The feeling you get when you walk on to the expansive 38-acre campus at Red Oak Recovery can be described

We create dynamics in all the relationships we have.  Relationship dynamics can develop from the ways in which we relate with others and with ourselves.  How do we express our feelings? Are there any feelings we tend to express more than others? How do we communicate our needs?

You are walking lights of what recovery is and what recovery can do.In July, I became president of the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE). It is a distinct honor to be elected and to be able to serve 

 

Paul and Mariana with the 2017 “Sunlight of the Spirit” Award Thomas Yurkovic and Patrick Ward. The ASCAP Foundation “Sunlight of the Spirit” Award made possible by Mariana & Paul Williams What:    The cash award in the amount of $5,000 

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“Better living through better chemistry.”  It was part of a Dupont slogan from the 1930s that turned into an idea permeating Western culture by the 1960s and continuing to this very day.  For decades Americans have sought to improve their 

During adolescence, the prevalence of musculoskeletal pain (pain arising from the bones, joints or muscles) in general, and back pain in particular rises steeply. Although often dismissed as trivial and fleeting, adolescent back pain is responsible for substantial health care use, school