Coronavirus causing rise in drug, alcohol relapses among people in recovery, expert says As the nation gets more stringent about non-essential travel and bans on group gatherings to slow the spread of coronavirus, one expert says the pandemic may result in an unintended rise in drug and alcohol relapses among those who are in recovery.
Ben Affleck is opening up further about his mental health. In the second part of an interview with Diane Sawyer for Good Morning America, which aired Friday, the 47-year-old actor and filmmaker reveals he has been taking antidepressants for more than 20 years. “I get depressed. I take antidepressants. They’re very helpful for me,” Affleck
The American Psychological Association (APA) defines anxiety as “an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure.” Knowing the difference between normal feelings of anxiety and an anxiety disorder requiring medical attention can help a person identify and treat the condition. In this article, we look at the
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio — If overdose deaths don’t slow down in Franklin County, Ohio, a temporary morgue may be needed to store the bodies. The county has seen 23 overdose deaths from January 31 to February 7, Dr. Anahi Ortiz, the county’s coroner, said in a statement on her Facebook page. The next day, the county
Before Kevin Simmers’ daughter Brooke died of an opioid overdose, she had wanted to open a treatment center for women. He made her dream come true. When Brooke Simmers was in a rehab facility for opiate addiction, she told her father, Kevin, that she wanted to open her own halfway house. Brooke died in 2015,
Jessica Simpson sat down with “Today” show host Hoda Kotb and spoke honestly about the struggles she faced with alcoholism, which she details in her upcoming memoir, “Open Book.” “I had started a spiral and I couldn’t catch up with myself,” the former reality TV star said during the sit-down, airing in full on Wednesday.
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