Long Term Unemployment & Depression

America’s ability to climb out of the Great Recession has far-reaching impact. It affects global recovery. It affects our jobless rate here at home. And now, we learn, the longer workers remain unemployed, the greater their risk for becoming depressed. This conclusion may not be rocket science, but the numbers clearly reveal a link between…

Addicts Will Always Find a Way to Get High

Are addiction vaccines the “magic bullet” we’ve been looking for to reduce the damage drugs do to society? Can the new “abuse-resistant” forms of prescription painkillers help stem the tide of the prescription drug abuse epidemic? Writing for PsychCentral, Elements Behavioral Health’s CEO David Sack, M.D. argues that the answer to both is an emphatic…