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Yelp hit with class action lawsuit for extortion and scheme Jul 11th, 2020

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Suboxone®: Your Path to Stopping Opioid Dependence Mar 31st, 2020

Opioids are a highly addictive and dangerous type of drug. Some opioids are legal prescription painkillers, while others are illegal drugs, like heroin. But whether they are legal or illegal, it’s possible to abuse and become dependent on them. Opioid dependence is a growing health crisis in the United States....

Signs of Depression and Anxiety in Teens Mar 1st, 2020

The teen years can be tough. From physical changes and growing up to mental changes and navigating society, it’s common for teens to feel moody, anxious, or even angry. Changing thoughts and feelings are common for children and teens as they get older. But when persistent or intense negative feelings...

More businesses join in Yelp class action lawsuit Feb 3rd, 2020

Read more here: https://www.yelp.com/topic/los-angeles-more-businesses-join-in-yelp-class-action-lawsuit

Fox News: Woman hit with defamation lawsuit by doctor over negative Yelp review Feb 3rd, 2020

  Read more here: https://www.foxnews.com/health/woman-hit-with-defamation-lawsuit-by-doctor-over-negative-yelp-review    

How businesses are seeking revenge against Yelp reviews with lawsuits. Feb 3rd, 2020

Read more here: https://www.dailynews.com/2016/07/28/how-businesses-are-seeking-revenge-against-negative-yelp-reviews-with-lawsuits/

ADHD in Adults vs. Children Jan 31st, 2020

About 9% of children and 4% of adults have ADHD. ADHD — attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — makes paying attention and focusing on tasks difficult. It can affect school performance and learning for children or work performance and relationships for adults. Children and adults can have this disorder, but it...

What is Psychosis? Dec 31st, 2019

Many of us have vivid dreams or get lost in thought in ways that can blur the line with reality, but ultimately we know they’re not real life. When patients stop being able to tell the difference between what is reality and what is not, they’re experiencing a condition called...

Dealing with Depression in the Winter Nov 30th, 2019

While winters in California aren’t exactly known for snowy and cold conditions, they still present challenges as darkness descends at five in the afternoon, reducing the amount of daylight considerably. For some, this is an inconvenience that they ride out until spring makes its inevitable return. For those with a...

Outpatient Help for Opioid Addiction Nov 1st, 2019

The opioid crisis in the US claims 130 lives a day, and around 20 million people suffer ongoing problems with a substance use disorder. One of the biggest hurdles to gaining the upper hand on a drug use problem is the rocky road to quitting, which is so unpleasant that...

Myths and Facts about Bipolar Disorder Oct 1st, 2019

Do you frequently experience dramatic changes in mood, from highs that are almost euphoric to dark, depressive episodes? Do these dramatic emotional swings make you feel “crazy,” or feel like something is “wrong” with you? It’s possible that you could have bipolar disorder (previously called manic depression), which is a...

Understanding the Underlying Causes of Addiction Sep 1st, 2019

While the terms “substance abuse” and “addiction” are often used interchangeably, they actually describe very different conditions. Even though both of these issues can have a negative effect on your life, when you abuse a substance, you typically still have control over your behavior and may be able to change...

When Does Anxiety Warrant Professional Help? Aug 5th, 2019

If you feel anxious, you’re not alone. Nearly 40% of Americans reported having higher levels of anxiety in 2018 than in previous years. But, even though anxiety is a normal emotion, too much anxiety is unhealthy. In fact, an anxiety disorder is a serious medical condition, and one that requires...

Multi linguistic Jul 22nd, 2019

Our office staff can speake several languges including Spanish, Cambodian, Pashto, Persian and Urdo beside English.

What Is Schizoaffective Disorder and How Does It Differ from Schizophrenia? Jul 19th, 2019

More than 21 million people around the world suffer from schizophrenia, a severe mental health disorder. About one in every 200 people suffer from schizoaffective disorder. In either case, you may notice someone you know or love talking to people who aren’t there, hearing and seeing things you don’t hear...

What Is Addiction? Jun 20th, 2019

A night of heavy drinking does not make you an alcoholic, and a wild weekend in Las Vegas doesn’t mean you have a gambling problem. But if you can’t control the urge to consume alcohol, or place a bet, or engage in any other compulsive activity — even when it...

Why Women at Greater Risk for Depression and Anxiety and What They Can do About it? May 30th, 2019

All people are created equal, but not – it seems – when it comes to mental health. Women are twice as likely to suffer anxiety and depression as compared to men. Exactly why isn’t 100% understood, but researchers believe it has to do with hormones, environment, and lifestyle. Latif Ziyar,...