The Health Issue: The Self-medicating Animal

What can we learn from chimps and sheep and maybe even insects that practice medicine on themselves?

  • 'I've wasted 15 years of my life': Iraq veteran describes how prescription opioids led him to two overdoses and more than a decade of addiction
    He struggled to take care of his sons,'while trying to hide the fact that I was still using drugs, and self medicating,' after he'd fallen ... if there was ever an issue, they'd take care of my boys,' Westphal says. Evicted from his home, Westphal ...
    11/14/2017 - 6:16 am | View Link
  • Vicki Adaway advocates awareness of mental health issues (with photos)
    She works to shift Alabama residents from being limited in their access to mental health resources to more conscious about the issue at large ... behaviors such as too much social media or self-medicating emotions with drinking, prescription drug overuse ...
    11/11/2017 - 10:11 pm | View Link
  • Berkeley High students want to make mental health part of the curriculum
    “Mental health service access is fundamentally an equity issue,” said Steckel ... missed at least one day of school due to mental health issues, and 32% reported self-medicating with drugs or alcohol. The data and conversations Spies and Steckel ...
    11/9/2017 - 11:09 am | View Link
  • Nearly 100 teenagers made homeless each day due to alcoholic parents, finds study
    Adult mental health problems (59 per cent) and longstanding illness or disability (44 per cent) were also commonplace in these homes, indicating that adults may be self-medicating with ... “The fundamental issue here is that alcohol addiction and death ...
    11/7/2017 - 10:30 am | View Link
  • 7 Shocking Facts About the Addiction Crisis in America
    Although the declaration itself doesn't provide any money to fight the issue, it allows for existing grants to ... teach people to manage their stress in healthy ways, rather than self-medicating. “All across our country we have example communities ...
    10/25/2017 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Charlotte NC Pain Management Clinic
    Our clinic offers a whole body, integrative approach to pain management, weight loss, & more in a friendly, professional environment. Visit us today for a free ...
    11/15/2017 - 2:40 am | View Website
  • Theanine Health Benefits
    The list of theanine health benefits gets longer daily and manifests itself both in mind and body.
    11/14/2017 - 2:34 am | View Website
  • Pharmacy | September 2017
    Pharmacy, Volume 5, Issue 3 (September 2017) Issues are regarded as officially published after their release is announced to the table of contents alert mailing ...
    11/13/2017 - 11:21 pm | View Website
  • The Connection Between Mental Illness and Substance Abuse ...
    Self-Medication. By far the most common issue connecting mental illness and substance abuse is the intention of patients to medicate the mental health symptoms that ...
    11/13/2017 - 7:10 pm | View Website
  • Hospital News October 2014 Issue by Hospital News
    H1. 6. HealthAchieve Supplement– Your guide to the show! On the front lines of the fight against Ebola. FOCUS IN THIS ISSUE. PATIENT SAFETY/ MENTAL HEALTH AND ...
    10/20/2017 - 11:52 pm | View Website
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