Mental Health and Addiction - Videos

Seattle Police Department Releases a "Guide to Legal Pot Use"

Seattle's Police Department posted a question and answer blog called: "Marijwhatnow? A Guide To Legal Marijuana Use In Seattle" which clarifies details surrounding the decriminalization of pot in the state of Washington.

Anorexic, Bulimic and Near Death: Victim Shares Story

Sharing her story with media for the first time, Heather Bowman, treated at a local center, opens up about the eating disorders and sexual abuse that haunts her past. By Ann Zevely and Deanne Goodman

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Defined

Learn about obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) in children and adults.

The Smoking Ban and the Effects of Secondhand Smoke

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork says studies show that secondhand smoke kills 40,000 to 50,000 non-smokers in the U.S. every year.

San Rafael Bans Smoking in Private Homes

The city of San Rafael, California, about 15 miles from San Francisco, California, recently passed a ban on lighting up in duplexes, condos and other multifamily homes. It's the toughest smoking ban in the nation. E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork says studies show that secondhand smoke kills 40,000 to 50,000 non-smokers in the U.S. every year. Still, The Doctors wonder whether the law goes too far.

Men Get Postpartum Too

Postpartum depression is known as experienced by moms, but more than 10% of new dads experience paternal postpartum depression. Now there's help & hope for "sad dads."

Seasonal Affective Disorder Symptoms Explained

Do you feel down in the dumps during fall and winter? E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork and chief medical officer of Pfizer Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall explain it may be a type of depression called seasonal affective disorder.

Death By Prescription

Prescription overdoses kill more people than heroin & cocaine. Do we need to more closely scrutinize doctors & prescribing practices? When does the government step in?

Death By Prescription - Highly Addictive, Deadly & Legal

Prescription overdoses kill more people than heroin & cocaine. Do we need to more closely scrutinize doctors & prescribing practices? When does the government step in?

Cindy Harney: Lost Her Son To Prescription Pills

Marc listens to Cindy Harney's tragic story of losing her son to a prescription pill addiction.

How to Understand People's Dreams

iVillage Emotional Wellness expert Gail Saltz, MD, explains that the images in our dreams represent our fears and wishes--but the meaning is very individual. When you dream of a hat, it may mean something entirely different.

The Best Remedy For Stress

There's a lot that can stress us out -- work, relationships, money. Psychiatrist Gail Saltz weighs in on how to keep calm when things get stirred up.

When People Worry Too Much

Do you constantly ask "What if?" Worrying too often can turn an anxiety disorder, which can affect your relationships and cause health problems like headaches and back pain.

DELETE Living In Fear Of Another Diagnosis, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, describes how we can cope with the recurring effects of a cancer diagnosis. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

How Pets Help Mood, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Ever wonder if you getting a new puppy really would make you happy? Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, describes how pets can have a positive influence on our health. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Getting Through The Holidays After The Loss Of A Child, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Losing a child can be one of the most traumatic things in life. Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, advises us on how to handle the holiday season after such a loss. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Help! My 13-Year-Old Daughter Is Cutting Herself!

If your kids are overachievers, you might be shocked to discover that they're suffering in silence. Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, describes how to handle self-mutilation, a visible and dangerous sign of mental health struggles. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Managing Stress, from Dr. Gail Saltz

In this busy, complicated modern day, life is rarely without stress. Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, details ways in which we can find a little bit of much-needed relaxation. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

How Do You Survive The Holidays When You Feel Alone? From Dr. Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, tells us how to survive the holiday season when you're still alone and everyone else is coupled. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Coping With A Child's Death, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, advises us on how to cope with the loss of child. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Getting Out Of A Manipulative Relationship, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, tells us how to get out of a manipulative relationship. It's harder than you think. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Drinking Before Going Out Dangers

Researchers warn consuming alcohol before an evening out is prevalent among young people and is very risky.

How to Help Someone With a Drinking Problem

The hardest part about helping someone -- especially a partner or spouse -- with an alcohol addiction is recognizing that a problem exists, and then confronting them about it. If you think your significant other has a drinking problem.

Women Should Put Their Own Health First

Being with your baby all day long can quickly satisfy all of your touch needs, leaving you in no mood for sex with your husband. iVillage's emotional wellness expert, psychiatrist Gail Saltz, explains how handing over some of the parenting responsibilities helps.

How to Handle Fear of Flying

iVillage's emotional wellness expert, psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz, talks about one of the most common phobias out there: the fear of flying. Though many cope with the fear by drinking the experience away or avoiding air travel altogether, flight...

A Long Strange Trip

Aside from the occasional headline, we don't hear much about LSD. Who's making it? Who's taking it? Should it be used medically as a treatment for anything?

The Contemporary Role of LSD

Aside from the occasional headline, we don't hear much about LSD. Who's making it? Who's taking it? Should it be used as a medical treatment?

The Signs Of Depression, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Estimates say that one in ten people will be depressed at some point in their lifetimes, but how do we know if it's happening to us? Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, identifies the key warning signs of depression. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Dealing With Loss and Depression, from Dr. Gail Saltz

How do you deal with depression? Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, gives us some insight into this all-too-common illness. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

The Truth About Caregiver Burnout, from Dr. Gail Saltz

Do you feel burnt out from taking care of an ailing family member? Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, explains that we need to take care of ourselves, in order to properly take care of others. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.
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