Body image problems can feature in a range of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety and social phobias. In the case of body dysmorphic disorder, people can have a very distorted perception of their body and their appearance. Mirrors and windows are my enemy on the days when I’m having… Continue Reading Can body image problems affect our mental health? | BBC Tomorrow’s World

There have been a lot of studies, I mean thousands of studies about the impact of alcohol on the brain. And I’ve kind of boiled them down to a simple list, and. This is your brain on alcohol. It is slower, you’re clumsier, you’re dumber, you’re irresponsible, you’re unpredictable, you’re… Continue Reading How Alcohol Affects Your Body’s Functioning

Long Term Opioid Therapy Reconsidered Effectiveness for Chronic Pain Treatment of chronic pain with opioid has increased dramatically in recent years Evidence to support this practice is lacking. Myth: Opioids have been proven safe and effective for chronic non-cancer pain. Mark D Sullivan, MD PhD, Professor, University of Washington: We… Continue Reading Effectiveness of Opioids for Chronic Pain

Describe what pain is. What is pain? Describing pain is really hard. Oh my gosh. I mean I guess it depends on the person and what kind of pain you’re persevering through trying to. It can be described in lots of ways. What instigated the opioid crisis is that there… Continue Reading Chronic The Invisible Pain

This video was made possible by WIX. If you are ready to create a website, head over to wix.com/go/infographics to try out one of their premium plans right now. Heroin was first manufactured in 1898 by the Bayer pharmaceutical company of Germany and marketed as a treatment for tuberculosis as… Continue Reading What Does Heroin Do To Your Body?

Excuse me, do you have any change? It’s for the tube… Excuse me, madam, can you give me some change, for the tube? No Please… do you have any change for the tube? Please… Please… Shit! Ehy! Violato, don’t you know me? Come on, Violly, I’m Ugo! Ugo! From high… Continue Reading Needle AddictioN – I Peli Sulla Lingua

Translator: Paulina Segovia Reviewer: Denise RQ Søren Kierkegaard once said: “Life can only be understood backwards but must be lived forwards.” With these words in mind, I want to tell you my story, and the pain, shame, anger, and fear that I had to walk through in order to move… Continue Reading Finding freedom in facing pain: Amy Dalton at TEDxLaJolla

ANNOUNCER: COMING UP ON “MARRIAGE TODAY WITH JIMMY AND KAREN…” JIMMY EVANS: THE ISSUE IS NEVER ALCOHOL. THE ISSUE IS NEVER DRUGS. THE ISSUE IS NEVER FOOD. THE ISSUE IS NOT PORNOGRAPHY. THE ISSUE IS NOT GAMBLING. AND THE CHURCH MAKES A HORRIBLE MISTAKE WHEN WE TRY TO MAKE THAT… Continue Reading Overcoming the Pain of Your Past

It was the most peaceful, joyous, incredible, life changing experience I’ve ever had in my life. There were scary parts, foreboding parts … I always knew there was beautiful and joy and peace on the other side of it. It was freeing, it was really freeing. This is Alana. She’s… Continue Reading How LSD and shrooms could help treat anxiety, addiction and depression