People Are Dying Prematurely Due to Polypharmacy

A study published in the January 2016 Behavioral Health Roundtable Discussion, by Kenneth Anderson, MA, found that psychiatric medications are killing more Americans than heroin. One of the major contributors to this alarming statistic is what is known as “polypharmacy.” This practice must be counteracted with measures to help protect the health and safety of those […]

Healthy Diet Key to Kids' Well-being

A new study found a bidirectional link between diet quality and psychosocial well-being in young children. Children who were healthy eaters were more likely to be happy and well-adjusted, and those who were happy were more apt to be healthy eaters. Mounting evidence suggests that diet is an important determinant of mental health. “Our findings […]