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Does Alcohol-Related Stigma Increase Risk for Mental Health Problems?

Psychologists and mental health experts use the term stigma to identify the negative associations that society places upon certain groups for their appearance, behaviors, or characteristics. People who are affected by alcohol abuse or alcoholism often experience this stigma either before or after they seek treatment. Researchers have examined the potential role of stigmas in the…

Ana Moreno Talks About Self-Injury On Univision

In this interview on Univision, Ana Moreno of Lucida Treatment Center discusses self-injury, which is intentional injury to one’s body in an effort to escape from emotional trauma. This is a problem that affects two million people a year in the U.S. Self-injury is often an attempt to feel a sense of control. Another current…