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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...

How businesses are seeking revenge against Yelp reviews with lawsuits. Sep 29th, 2019

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

More businesses join in Yelp class action lawsuit Sep 26th, 2019

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 Sep 15th, 2019

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

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,...