Tag: substance abuse

Ask the Psychiatrist: Why Observe International Overdose...

“I’m so passionate about this subject because there are so many stigmas associated with substance use disorders – I hope...

August 31, 2021

Ask the Therapist: Alcohol, Addiction and the...

Last year when COVID-19 hit, alcohol became an essential coping mechanism for many Americans, spurring a 54 percent increase in...

August 19, 2021

Ask the Psychiatrist: When Do Eating Habits...

People’s relationship with food can be complicated. So much of what you eat – and how you eat – is...

June 30, 2021

Treating Substance Use Disorders During the Pandemic...

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all areas of American life. These changes have dramatically increased feelings of uncertainty, stress,...

May 21, 2020

High Anxiety — Kids, School and Stress,...

What to look for in your child, and how you can help. With the new school year comes plenty of...

August 19, 2019

High Anxiety — Kids, School and Stress,...

With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both students and parents. Being aware of the...

August 12, 2019

April Is Alcohol Awareness Month

Many would argue that alcohol is woven into the fabric of American life; most restaurants serve beer and wine, and...

April 13, 2016

Roundup: White House, CDC to Hold Summit...

The White House is inviting experts in mosquito control and public health to a one-day summit on the Zika virus...

March 4, 2016

Depression and Addiction: Know the Warning Signs

The recent passing of legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams sheds light on the complex issues of addiction and depression,...

August 13, 2014

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It was 2018, just before Thanksgiving, and Manuel “Manny” Delgado was looking forward to Thursday’s family feast at the West Kendall home where he and...

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Smokeout 2021: What Current, Former Smokers...

The rates of cigarette smoking have substantially declined over the past several decades — from 42 percent in 1965 to 14 percent in 2019, but...

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Holiday travel and family gatherings are expected to rebound this year to near pre-pandemic levels, even though COVID-19 is still with us and the flu...

Precision MR-Guided Radiation Therapy Coming Soon...

Cancer patients seeking treatment at Lynn Cancer Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital will soon have access to a sophisticated form of radiation therapy also...