SSRIs Lower Child Suicide Rates

There is much kerfuffle over the slight risk of increased suicidality in some people who take SSRI antidepressants (Prozac, Paxil, Celexa, etc.), but here’s a study about the other side of that coin. Demographic and prescribing data from counties across America show that areas...
Continue Reading

Mental Health Care On Trial

Can the court system save the mental health system? Two recent judicial rulings in Michigan and Florida, and a pending trial in California, may be signposts in the quest to reform mental health care. Prisons have become the de facto mental health care system...
Continue Reading

ADHD on the Job

There are constant media articles about ADHD overdiagnosis, underdiagnosis, drug effects, and behavior, but very few that tackle the actual experience of someone struggling to overcome the disorder. The Philadelphia Inquirer had such a story yesterday, which focused on adults and strategies they use...
Continue Reading