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Americans In Pain and Addicted: Untangling the Opioid Crisis

Part Two: Killing us Softly
Here’s the shocking truth: Opioids are projected to kill roughly half a million people across the country over the next five years.

Americans In Pain and Addicted: Untangling the Opioid Crisis

Part One: What Went Wrong?
How did so many Americans become addicted to painkillers? Historically, opioid painkillers were only prescribed for the most severe pain, such as after major surgery or for cancer patients; and even then, for only short periods of time.

HELLO MUDDAH, HELLO FADDAH, THERE’S A BULLY, AT CAMP GRANADA

As in this famous song from years ago, some children attending summer camp suddenly want to come home, or avoid going...

Will They Fire Me? ADHD in the Workplace

“Jeremy” got lost on his way to my office, and arrived 20 minutes late for our first appointment. He entered breathless,...

Existential Crisis in Teenagers

Amelia’s Story I received a panicked call from Jane, a stressed-out and frightened mom. Her normally, high-functioning, “perfect” daughter, Amelia, had...

ADHD, Learning Disabilities, and Request for Accommodations: The Benefits of Psychological Testing Assessments (Part 2)

In my last Tip we reviewed ADHD, Learning Disabilities, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and an introduction to psychological testing....

Cyberbullying, PTSD and Depression (Part 3)*

*In our previous two Weekly Tips you were taught about the emotionally devastating consequences of cyberbullying, poignantly portrayed by the story...