Mental Illness and Substance Abuse | Two Support Groups Gain Nationwide Attention

Mental Illness and Substance Abuse | Two Support Groups Gain Nationwide Attention

With one in every five adults worldwide living with a mental illness, there’s an ever-growing need for innovative and effective means of combating mental illness in the community.  The National Alliance on Mental Illness – Cook County North Suburban chapter (NAMI CCNS) is Chicago’s leader in mental health support groups...

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Mental Health and Addiction Parity Month

Mental Health and Addiction Parity Month | State of Illinois Mental Health Proclamation

Since the inception of health care, mental illness has always been denied by insurance companies.  That is changing fast as mental health parity laws have been the conversation among the many that have been denied the same services afforded to those with physical ailments for decades. However, Illinois Governor Bruce...

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Lady Gaga writes op-ed with Tedros Adhanom

Lady Gaga Pens Emotional Suicide Op-Ed: ‘Bold action is long overdue’

Lady Gaga teamed with the director general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom, on Tuesday (Oct. 9) to pen an essay for The Guardian about the epidemic of suicide, lack of reliable mental health support services around the world and the need to stop stigmatizing treatable conditions. “By the time you finish...

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Hydroxyzine Side Effects

Hydroxyzine, Anxiety & You

The Good, bad and ugly of taking Hydroxyzine for anxiety disorders. What every person needs to know when taking Hydroxyzine for anxiety.The GoodThere are many other aspects of taking this drug, but it’s main use is treat anxiety. What is hydroxyzine? Here is a list of different aspects this drug...

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