New Report Finds 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Struggle With Mental Illness

A recent article at The Huffington Post had a startling headline: 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Had Mental Illness Last Year. A new report released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) showed the following: 20% (1 in 5) of adults 18 or older in the United States experienced mental illness over … Continue reading

ADHD: Over-diagnosed & Over-medicated

A series of articles in the New York Times suggest that Americans may be over-medicated when it comes to ADHD. Peter Breggin, a psychiatrist from New York, argues that the drugging of children in the name of ADHD has become an epidemic, with about 2.8 million children prescribed medication for the condition in 2008. He … Continue reading

The Vaccine War- Presented by PBS’s Frontline

The Vaccine War link to site The PBS program, entitled “The Vaccine War” which aired Tuesday April 27, 2010 has generated significant viewer response, mostly in opposition, to the editorial fairness and program content. Were you able to post a response on the discussion forum or were your comments moderated out of the discussion? We … Continue reading