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Giving up alcohol can improve mental well being

Giving up alcohol can improve mental well being Study

Magnetic therapy may reverse concussion symptoms says Study

Magnetic therapy may reverse concussion symptoms Study

Stress leads to Facebook addiction says Study

Stress leads to Facebook addiction Study

Post Marriage Careers of Indian TV Celebrities

Tv Couples Career post Marriage

5 Good Books to Read After Losing a Loved One

When you lose a loved one, it can feel like the world is closing in around you and that no one understands quite what you’re going through.

Would More Medical Marijuana Lead to Less Opioid Use?

The Doctors are joined by neuroscientist and medical cannabis expert Dr. Adie Wilson-Poe and addiction specialists Ken Seeley to discuss whether more access to medical marijuana can help curb our nation’s opioid addiction.

Can Psychedelic Drugs Curb an Antidepressant Dependency?

The Doctors examine whether micro-dosing psychedelic drugs like LSD can be used instead of antidepressants.

The Possible Dangers of Micro-Dosing LSD

Some claim taking small amounts of LSD can help treat depression and The Doctors discuss the possible negative side effects and potential lasting dangers of using psychedelic drugs for this type of mental health issue.

Former MLB Player Mike Marjama Opens up about His Eating Disorder

Former MLB baseball player Mike Marjama comes to The Doctors to share how he battled an eating disorder that nearly derailed his career.

How Former MLB Baseball Player Reveals How He Dealt with His Eating Disorder

Former MLB baseball player Mike Marjama shares how he treated and addressed his eating disorder, which at one point, caused him to lose 14 pounds in just 4 days.

Is the Opioid Epidemic Robbing Kids of their Innocence?

The Doctors discuss how the opioid epidemic has ravaged communities across the country, including the lives of children. Does the panel and Kevin Lorson, creator of HOPE Curriculum, think the epidemic is getting better or worse?

Can a Moderation Approach to Drugs and Alcohol Successfully Treat Addiction?

Addiction expert Dr. Adi Jaffe, author of “The Abstinence Myth,” explains how his moderation approach to treating addiction might be right for certain people.

A New Approach to Overcoming Addiction?

Could a new way to treat addiction â€" where the individual does not completely give up certain substances â€" work for some individuals struggling?

Brain Laser Treatments for Depression?

The Doctors welcome psychiatrist Dr. Theodore Henderson and psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow to explain how lasers are being used on the brain to treat depression.

The Possible Reasons behind the Depression and Anxiety Spike in Teens

Katherine Reynolds Lewis, the author of “The Good News about Bad Behavior,” shares possible reasons why there has been such an alarming rise in depression and anxiety in teens and children. Find out some of the mistakes parents might be making.

Depression and Anxiety in One-Third of Teens?

The Doctors discuss the alarming rates of depression and anxiety found in one-third of teens with Katherine Reynolds Lewis, author of “The Good News about Bad Behavior.”

Alcoholism Linked to Protein in the Brain?

The Doctors discuss a study which claims a protein in the brain causes a tolerance to alcohol and may lead to some people developing alcoholism.

Calm a Panic Attack in 3 Easy Steps

Do you suffer from panic attacks? Psychiatrist Dr. Domenick Sportelli, who shares he too deals with panic attacks, joins The Doctors to discuss how to possibly prevent the attacks in three easy ways without taking medication.

How Jenifer Lewis Reclaimed Her Life from Bipolar Disorder

Jenifer Lewis, actress and author of “The Mother of Black Hollywood,” shares how she successfully deals with her bipolar disorder. Plus, she reveals the special spot in her home that brings her peace.

How to Control Your Rage

The Doctors are joined by psychotherapist and author of “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Act & Be Happy” Dr. Mike Dow to share his tips that could help to calm you in moments of extreme anger.

How Long Should You Take Antidepressants For?

The Doctors welcome psychiatrist Dr. Domenick Sportelli to answer a viewer question about antidepressants, including how long they should be taken and the safest way to go off the medication.

Could Paying Someone a Compliment Boost YOUR Self-Esteem?

The Doctors discuss how giving others compliments can actually boost your own self-esteem.

What Has Eating Cleanser Done to Woman’s Body?

For over ten years, Kim says she has been eating and sniffing kitchen cleanser. The Doctors sent her to gastroenterologist Dr. Su Sachar, who found damage to her body from years of ingesting bleach and chlorine.

Is Woman’s Obsession with Sugar an Actual "Addiction"?

Neuroscientist Dr. Nicole Avena, author of “Why Diets Fail,” weighs in on Melissa’s compulsive relationship to sugar and what she can do moving forward.

How Eating Too Much Sugar Affected This Woman’s Health

The Doctors send Melissa to nutritionist Dr. Melina Jampolis to see how Melissa’s extreme sugar binges may have been affecting her health.

Is Your Sugar Addiction This Bad?

The Doctors revisit Melissa’s sweet tooth for the ‘private obsessions’ special. Melissa said she could not stop eating sugar all day long, consuming 282-pounds of sugar every year.

Meet a Woman Who Pulled out All of Her Hair

15 million people suffer from the hair pulling disorder also known as trichotillomania. The Doctors revisit Valerie who started pulling her hair out at 12 years old.

Is Your Depression Getting Worse with a Therapy App?

Social media can lead to feelings of depression, so is using a therapy app on your phone the best way to deal with the problem?

HuffPost Listens | Have the Budget Cuts Had An Impact On You?

Government funding for Birmingham City Council has almost been cut in half since 2010, with services disrupted or cut to make up for the shortfall of money. HuffPost UK listened to the people of Birmingham to see how the cuts had affected them personally.

Tips to Stop Smoking

Former smoker Shawn joins The Doctors to inspire others to quit smoking.

Woman Discovers Boyfriend's Shocking Double Life

What would you do if you discovered your boyfriend had a double life while you're giving birth to his baby? 

Nasal Spray for Gambling Addicts?

Scientists out of Finland think naloxone â€" the anti-overdose spray used for opioids â€" could someday offer relief to stop gambling cravings in as little as 10 minutes.

Is Having a Seflie Obsession a Real Disorder?

Could this common behavior someday be classified as a genuine mental condition? A British study shares “selfitis” affects those who could be suffering from depression or have severe problems with self-confidence.

Americans High on the Job?

In a recent poll, nearly 7 out of 10 people admitted to doing drugs at work. Defense lawyer Anthony Tall joins The Doctors to discuss what this means.

Woman Wants to Get Over Her Fear of Driving after Accident

After she and her son were hit by a drunk driver, Nikkie still suffers from fear and anxiety while driving almost ten years later. Psychologist Dr. Judy Ho shares a systematic desensitization technique to help her overcome the trauma.

One in Five Kids Suffer a Mental Disorder

The Doctors take a look at the shocking statistic that one in five kids suffer from a diagnosable mental, emotional or behavioral disorder â€" and the lack of resources available to help these kids.

How Mom Can Heal While Heroin User Daughter Is In Recovery

Alexis Haines and her mother Andrea, as well as Melia’s mom Georgette join The Doctors to celebrate Melia’s choice to get treatment, and The Doctors offer Georgette her own opportunity for healing.

Heroin Addict Reveals Why She Uses: ‘Anything That Makes Me Not Me’

Reality star and former addict Alexis Haines meets with Melia who is struggling with a heroin addiction. Alexis, who now works as a drug counselor, offers Melia a chance to change her life.

Is Mixing Marijuana and Antidepressants Safe?

One viewer asks The Doctors if it’s okay to smoke recreationally while being medicated for depression.

Drs. Rx: Depression Therapy You Can Do Anywhere

The Doctors reveal a unique way to combat depression that can help you overcome obstacles and feel more connected.

Mental Health Education in Schools?

Most people take physical education in school, but do you think schools should require mental health education as well?

Drs. Rx: The First Step of Recovery

The Doctors share the first step for recovery â€" ask for help.

Aaron Carter: Celebrity 911

Plagued by rumors of cancer, crack-use and even AIDS, pop star Aaron Carter came to The Doctors because he said he was scared about his own health. 

Lamar Odom’s Update on His Road to Recovery

After Lamar completed a 30-day treatment program he joined The Doctors again to share his sobriety plan.

Darryl Strawberry: Celebrity 911

Major League Baseball legend opened up to The Doctors about the depth of his drug addiction and the long road to recovery.

The Latest in Mental Health Trends

Thanks in part to celebrities, mental health issues are becoming less taboo. Psychiatrist Dr. Ish Major weighs in on some of the top mental health trends we are seeing these days.

Interventionist Ken Seeley's Fight to Stay Sober

Following a total body makeover surgery, Interventionist Ken Seeley shares about his recovery and battling his addictive urges to abuse pain pills. Check out Ken’s story and his amazing before and after pictures.

Does Adult-Onset ADHD Exist?

Many adults complain of having ADHD, but could adult-onset ADHD be something else in disguise?

Could a Video Game Treat ADHD?

Could the first prescription video game help millions of kids with ADHD? Child psychiatrist Dr. Domenick Sportelli joins The Doctors to talk about this treatment.

Is There a Way to Spot Fentanyl in Powders or Pills?

There’s now a strip that you can use to detect whether there is fentanyl present in a powder or pill, which its advocates argue can help prevent overdoses.

On Anti-Depressants? Be Careful of Serotonin Syndrome

Psychiatrist Dr. Domenick Sportelli joins The Doctors to share about serotonin syndrome and what you should be aware of.

Teen Vaping Trend Parents Need to Know

Teens are using a vaping device with high doses of nicotine and it’s being referred to as juuling.

Did an Intervention Save this Addicts Life?

Alyssa has been in treatment for 3.5 months. Psychiatrist Dr. Eric Chaghouri meets with Alyssa to see what’s next on her journey in sobriety.

Family of Woman Addicted to Drugs Seeks Help

Earlier this season, we met Alyssa and staged a life-saving intervention. Find out what happened after she went to the hospital.

Social Media Sensation Shares Her Private Health Struggle

Social media star Spirit’s pickle-crunching videos have millions of views. She joins The Doctors to share her health struggle that inspired her to become an ASMR sensation.

Web Exclusive: The Pickle Lady and Dr. Ordon’s ASMR Collab

Go behind the scenes as Spirit aka “The Pickle Lady” and plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon create an ASMR video.

What is ASMR?

Many people claim that the sounds of soap shaving, whispering, finger tapping or pickle eating help alleviate stress, insomnia, depression and pain. Clinical psychologist Dr. Judy Ho explains how this works.

Nurse Set on Fire Undergoes PTSD Treatment

Earlier this season we met Lieutenant Katie Blanchard was brutally set on fire by a coworker while serving as a military nurse. The Doctors crew follows along as she undergoes treatment for PTSD.

Breakup Stress Leads to Breakouts?

New research shows that heartbreak may actually be linked to acne breakouts.

Can You Blackout From Anger?

Can you truly blackout from rage? The Doctors discuss the case of a man who was accused of strangling his wife but claims he completely blacked out. Clinical psychologist Dr. Judy Ho weighs in.

3 Fun Ways to Improve Your Memory & Sharpen Your Brain

There are many ways to sharpen your memory: diet, sleep, flashcards…but what about mentalism? You read that right! We spoke with renowned mentalist Paul Draper, who explains that improving your memory is all about neuroplasticity â€" or growing new pathways in your brain. Read on for Paul’s three ways to boost your brain. THE LIST is the national Emmy award winning show where pop culture takes a need-to-know twist. We have everything that’s trending and fun, in the form of a list. Watch us weeknights on TV! http://www.thelisttv.com/watch And Online Anytime http://www.thelisttv.com/ Like Us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thelistshowtv Follow Us on Twitter https://twitter.com/TheListShowTV Watch us on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/thelistshowtv Go Behind the Scenes on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thelisttv/ Get The List App Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.scripps.thelist IPhone: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-list-tv/id1073229263?ls=1&mt=8

Memory Tricks: The PEG Memory System Explained by Mentalist Paul Draper

People try all kinds of things to sharpen their memories, from diet and sleeping to flashcards and herbal supplements. But Mentalist Paul Draper might just have the answer to our troubles with the PEG Memory System. THE LIST is the national Emmy award winning show where pop culture takes a need-to-know twist. We have everything that’s trending and fun, in the form of a list. Watch us weeknights on TV! http://www.thelisttv.com/watch And Online Anytime http://www.thelisttv.com/ Like Us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thelistshowtv Follow Us on Twitter https://twitter.com/TheListShowTV Watch us on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/thelistshowtv Go Behind the Scenes on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thelisttv/ Get The List App Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.scripps.thelist IPhone: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-list-tv/id1073229263?ls=1&mt=8

FDA Warns About Opioid Withdrawal Products?

FDA National Health Fraud Coordinator Captain Jason Humbert joins The Doctors to discuss products that claim to help opioid addicts cope with the difficulties of withdrawal.

Is Electroconvulsive Therapy Making a Comeback?

Dr. Domenick Sportelli joins The Doctors to share about his experience using electroconvulsive therapy on severely depressed patients.

Who Does Electroconvulsive Therapy Help?

Julie had electroconvulsive therapy after her third suicide attempt. She shares her results with this controversial treatment.

Average Age of an Addict is 23

A survey of patients at treatment centers around the country found that most addicts are relatively young and they first started using with prescription opioids like OxyContin.

Millennial Addicts

The new face of addiction is a lot younger than previous years. Sonia and Soraya tell their stories of being millennial addicts through college.

‘Assume Your Kids are On Drugs’ Says Addiction Specialist

Former addicts Sonia and Soraya and addiction specialist Bob Forrest of Alo House join The Doctors to share the new face of the opioid epidemic: suburban teens and millennials.

Opioid Deaths Tracked in ‘Death Diaries’

ER physician Dr. Roneet Lev joins The Doctors to share about the unique way she’s trying to combat the opioid epidemic, one doctor at a time.

Can New Implant Help Opioid Addicts Move Forward?

Anna and addiction specialist Dr. Joseph DeSanto share how Anna is doing with a new device that helps addicts with withdrawal symptoms and an implant treatment that helps addicts stay sober.

Could New Device Bring Opioid Addicts Hope?

Could the newly FDA-approved Bridge device, which uses small electrical nerve stimulators, help reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms? Meet Anna who shares her struggle with opioid addiction and her quest to get help.

New Device for Opioid Withdrawal?

Anna tries a new device designed to help with withdrawal symptoms and undergoes implant surgery to help keep her sober. Addiction specialist Dr. Joseph DeSanto shares some of the successes he has had using this treatment combination.

Drs. Investigate: ‘Happy Pill’ Phenibut

Is the “happy drug” Phenibut - that claims to ease anxiety - worth all the hype? The Doctors explore the safety of this supplement.

Can Microdosing Marijuana Reduce Stress, Anxiety, & Manage Pain?

Dr. Dustin Sulak who treats patients with cannabis, and two microdosing moms Ozzie and Alexandra, join The Doctors to share their experiences with taking daily doses of THC.

Is Ayahuasca a Safe Treatment for Eating Disorders?

Libby says she overcame her eating disorder following an ayahuasca retreat. She and psychologist Dr. Adele La France who studies ayahuasca and eating disorders, join The Doctors and discuss if this treatment is safe.

Moms That Microdose Marijuana?

The Doctors meet a couple of moms who say that taking very small doses of marijuana, also called microdosing, has completely changed their lives.

Can Ayahuasca Cure Eating Disorders?

The South American psychedelic brew ayahuasca has been used for centuries in religious ceremonies. But could it also help people overcome eating disorders? Meet Libby who claims just that.

Should a Failed Drug Test Land You in Jail?

Former Major League Baseball player Darryl Strawberry and Judge Mary Chrzanowski join The Doctors to discuss whether a failed drug test while on probation should land an addict in jail.

Is the Current Approach to Helping Addicts all Wrong?

Is ordering addicts to stay sober enough? Criminal defense attorney Mike Nasatir and former client reality star Alexis Haines join The Doctors and share their opinion that jailing the addicts doesn’t solve the problem of addiction.

Flashback Friday: I Was Shot at Over 5 Times

Michael joined The Doctors last season after surviving an armed robbery and suffering from debilitating PTSD. See how he’s doing now.

What is Objectophilia?

Clinical psychologist Dr. Judy Ho dives into objectophilia and why people become sexually attracted to inanimate objects.

Sobriety Gives Son New Relationship with His Parents

The Doctors bring Mason’s father Ron to the show to reunite with his now-sober son. Check out the incredible surprises The Doctors have in store for Mason.

The Best Way to Prevent Drunk Driving Accidents

Every day 28 people in the United States die as a result of drunk driving. ER physician Dr. Travis Stork shares his favorite way to enjoy drinks without the fear.

Extreme Alcoholic Celebrates His Sobriety

After 24-year-old Mason entered rehab he started experiencing both physical and emotional pain. Find out how Mason is doing now, 90 days sober.

Alcoholic Celebrates 90 Days Sober

Mason shares his gratitude list, which is one of the things that helps him stay focused on the positive things in his life and the appreciation of his sobriety.

Are Seniors Substituting Opioids for Marijuana?

Seniors are consuming more marijuana to help manage their pain. Could medical marijuana help some people replace their opioid prescriptions?

Does Marijuana Interact with Prescription Drugs?

Chief Medical Officer of Canna-Centers Dr. Bonni Goldstein joins The Doctors to discuss how seniors are using marijuana and the potential concerns of mixing marijuana with other prescriptions.

Marijuana Causes ‘Scromiting’?!

With more states legalizing marijuana, doctors are seeing an influx of patients experiencing behavior some are calling “scromiting.”

Mom Dies from Contact with Son’s Drugs

The Doctors discuss a tragic tale of a mother that found her son had overdosed. When she went to clean up her bathroom, she was rushed to the hospital and later died from contact with his Fentanyl.

Seizures from Synthetic Marijuana?

The Doctors discuss synthetic marijuana, known as Spice or K2 and its devastating consequences.

Emotional Support Squirrel?

A condo community in Florida is up in arms over a tenants unconventional emotional support animal.

Can a Pill Track If You Are Taking Your Meds?

The FDA has approved a “digital pill” that will be able to track if and when patients take their medication. This was designed to help those battling schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and those managing others’ medication.

Brain Microchip Erases Memories?

The Doctors discuss a “brain chip” designed to manipulate memories. Makers of the chip hope to help those with degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. But could it also be used to erase bad memories?

Trying to Quit Smoking?

Do you have a loved one you’d love to convince to stop smoking? The Doctors share a viral video that could help.

Former Beverly Hills Junkie on Her Addiction Struggles

Growing up in Beverly Hills with money to fall back on fed into author and comedian Amy Dresner’s cycle of addiction until rock bottom meant losing it all.

‘My Fair Junkie’ Author on Life after Her Addiction

Author and comedian Amy Dresner shares about what her life looks like with over four years of being clean and sober.

A&E’s Tim Ryan Helps Addicts Struggling to Get Clean

Former addict and recovery advocate Tim Ryan joins The Doctors to share about his rock bottom, how he helps those struggling with addiction, and he shares about his new A&E documentary, “Dope Man.”

Tips to Finding the Right Rehab Facility

Tim Ryan, former heroin addict and recovery advocate, shares what to look for in a good rehab facility and how to find the hope you need to get clean.

Drug-Fueled Rampage from Synthetic Drug Flakka

Judge Mary Chrzanowski aka “Scary Mary” joins The Doctors to discuss a naked drug-fueled rampage in one Missouri town caused by the synthetic street drug flakka.

PTSD after a Wrongful Conviction

The Doctors were joined by exoneree Clarence last season that spent several years in jail for a crime he did not commit, and the show sent him to Dr. Eugene Lipov to treat his PTSD.

Save Me from My Addiction

Mandy got shingles and was prescribed pain medication. After years of abusing pills, Mandy ended up in rehab where she met someone that started her on heroin. Mandy joins The Doctors to share her story.

Mom Addicted to Heroin Asks for Help

The Doctors meet Mandy and her parents to talk about her heroin use. Will she accept help for her addiction?

Meet War Heroes Surviving with Brain Injuries and PTSD

For many of our armed service members surviving war is just half the battle. Meet the Stacey and Bitsui families, and their struggle to return to daily life.

Urgent Care Clinic for Mental Health to Open in Sacramento

A California county is about to take a big step in addressing a critical need in the area, an urgent care clinic for the mentally ill.

Man Who Lost His Legs to Heroin Walks Again

Matthew returns to The Doctors after seeking help to turn his life around after losing his legs and battling his heroin and opiate addictions.

Overcoming an Opioid Addiction

The team of people who helped Matthew overcome his addiction join The Doctors to share more about his success.

Addiction among Healthcare Workers?

Kristin and Aime join The Doctors to share their stories of working as nurses and becoming addicted to drugs to shed light on the growing problem of drug diversion.

New Hope for Amputee Who Overcame Addiction

See the amazing surprises The Doctors have for Matthew including a personal gift from Tony Robbins and a new set of prosthetic legs.

Healthcare Workers Addicted to Drugs?

Dr. Gregory Skipper is a former addict and treats drug-addicted healthcare professionals. He shares that 10 percent of healthcare professional may have addiction problems, and what can be done to seek help.

Drs. Rx: The Vital Emotion Needed for Recovery

The Doctors share that finding hopefulness when you feel hopeless is one of the most important steps on the path to recovery.

New Treatment for Opioid Addiction?

Dr. Hutton joins The Doctors to share of Matthews’s success with his transcranial magnetic stimulation treatments, which he used to treat Matthew’s depression, addiction, and phantom limb pain.

Drs. Investigate Drug Addicted Healthcare Workers

It is estimated that 1 in 5 nurses in the United States may be addicted to drugs. Are they putting patients’ lives at risk?

Red Flags for Potentially Violent People

After the recent school shooting in Northern California, clinical psychologist Dr. Judy Ho shares what to be aware of if you suspect someone might commit an act of violence.

Reality Star Alexis Haines Shares Advice for Addicts

“Pretty Wild” reality star Alexis Haines gives advice about how to help those struggling with addiction.

'Pretty Wild' Star Shares How She Overcame Opioid Addiction

Hollywood celebrity Alexis Haines’ life took a dark turn after her habit of abusing painkillers turned into an addiction to black tar heroin.

What is Causing U.S. Life Expectancy to Drop?

For the first time since 1993, the U.S. life expectancy has gone down. The Doctors welcome guest reality star and Alo House counselor Alexis Haines to discuss this shocking crisis.

Nikki Sixx Shares about Overcoming a Heroin Addiction

The Doctors get insights from one of the founding members of Motley Crew, Nikki Sixx, on why drugs are so prevalent amongst musicians. Plus, he shares about his own rock bottom with addiction.

Advice for Struggling Addicts from Rocker Nikki Sixx

Nikki Sixx shares advice for people struggling with addiction. He encourages people to share their stories and to keep reaching out for help.

Addict Couple Will Do Anything to Get High

Gia and her boyfriend Dustin’s drug addiction has taken over their lives and the life of Gia’s family. The two use Gia’s dad to unwittingly drive them to get drugs.

Family’s Cry for Help from Addiction!

Gia’s family and boyfriend Dustin join The Doctors to try and save this young couple’s lives. Gia’s mother shares how much love she has for her daughter and how afraid she is to lose her.

Has Heroin Completely Taken over Young Woman's Life?

Gia says she has given her life over to heroin and fears she will not be able to ever regain control.

The Double Intervention to Save Two Heroin Addicts

Gia is addicted to heroin, meth, crack and she’s been to rehab, detox and jail. Her desperate family has come to The Doctors to seek help for Gia her addict boyfriend Dustin.

Will This Double Intervention Succeed?

Gia, her family and her boyfriend Dustin discuss their addiction and this life or death situation. The Doctors offer both Gia and Dustin a chance to get clean. Will they go?

Is This Couple Ready to Stop Using Heroin?

Gia and Dustin have agreed to go to rehab. See as they say their tearful goodbyes.

Can This Family Heal from the Damage of Addiction?

The Doctors recommend that Gia’s family uses this time while she’s in rehab to get the help they need to support themselves and Gia post-rehab.

A Family Torn Apart By Addiction

Gia’s family thought Gia and her boyfriend Dustin had gone to get methadone, but Dustin comes clean that they are shooting up drugs in the family home.

One Opioid Prescription Can Get You Addicted

The Doctors discuss the severity of the opioid epidemic that’s affected the United States. ER physician Dr. Travis Stork shares how people can get addicted from just one opioid prescription.

Drs. Rx: What You Can Do in the Opioid Epidemic Fight

The Doctors share an important step that you can take in battling the crisis.

From Opioid Prescriptions to Heroin Addictions

OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry and Judge Mary Chrzanowski meet with a group of recovering addicts in Dayton, Ohio who, like so many, say they started using after getting a prescription from their doctor following a procedure, injury or accident.

Can You Spot Black Market Pain Pills?

The Doctors producer Leslie Marcus meets with DEA agents who share just how hard it is to spot black market “prescription” pills that people are buying on the streets.

Can Recovery Efforts Help Opioid Addicts?

OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry and Judge Mary Chrzanowski go door-to-door with police in Dayton with their Grow Blitz campaign that offers recovery efforts to addicts in hopes of saving their lives.

Ohio Loses 11 People Every Day to Opioid Overdoses

OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry and Judge Mary Chrzanowski step inside the Montgomery County morgue to learn just how extreme the crisis is.

What You Need to Know about Carfentanil

Producer Leslie Marcus joins The Doctors to share about the dangers of carfentanil, which is 10,000 times more powerful than morphine.

Will the Opioid Epidemic Get Worse?

Everyone that OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry and Judge Mary Chrzanowski spoke with in Ohio warned that the opioid crisis will get worse before it gets better. How can we get Fentanyl off the streets?

Inside Ohio's Opioid Epidemic

90 percent of drug deaths in Ohio are caused by fentanyl, which has the one of the highest overdose death rates in the country. OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry and Judge Mary Chrzanowski head to Dayton, Ohio to learn about this first hand.

Recovering Opioid Addicts Share Their Stories

Recovering addicts in Dayton, Ohio share their stories of losing loved ones to overdoses and battling their own addictions to heroin, fentanyl and other common drugs.

Medications to Get Addicts Clean?

Judge Mary Chrzanowski and recovery specialist Bob Forrest share their opinions on the effectiveness of medication-assisted treatment for addicts, which blocks opioid receptors in the brain. Do they work or are medications a crutch?

Why is Woman Addicted to Eating Uncooked Pasta?

Clinical psychologist Dr. Judy Ho shares her insights into Tammy’s 30-year addiction to eating uncooked pasta. Check out the amazing surprises that The Doctors have in store for her.

I’m Addicted to Eating Uncooked Pasta

Tammy joins The Doctors to get help for her 30-year secret addiction to eating uncooked pasta.

13 Things People With Anxiety Want You to Know

For starters, we can’t just stop worrying.

Mom’s Intervention with her Heroin Addicted Daughter

Cynthia, her mom Nancy, and Interventionist Ken Seeley sit down with Sarah to try and get her into treatment. Will she go to the BRC rehab facility?

Terrified Mother Doesn’t Want to Bury Her Daughter

Cynthia reached out to The Doctors to help her drug addicted daughter Sarah who she says has seizures unless she constantly uses heroin. Cynthia and Sarah’s grandmother Nancy join The Doctors to share about Sarah’s addiction.

Will Heroin Addicted Daughter Go to Rehab?

Interventionist Ken Seeley joins Cynthia, Nancy and The Doctors to get Sarah on a flight and into treatment.

Virtual Reality Rehab?

Research shows that over half of addicts relapse after rehab. Now there’s a new tool to prepare people in recovery for the pressures of the outside world.

Drs. Rx: How to Help a Loved One Struggling with Addiction

Interventionist Ken Seeley shares some simple steps you can take to protect your loved ones.

Save My Daughter from Heroin

91 Americans die from opioids every day according to the CDC. Cynthia is fighting to keep her heroin-addicted daughter Sarah from being one of those devastating statistics.

Should Addicts Make Permanent Reproduction Decisions?

Children rights advocate and attorney Areva Martin and OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry wonder if Barbara’s sterilization option through Project Prevention is taking things too far. What happens when women and men get clean and sober?

Meet a Sober Mom Who Got a Second Chance with Her Family

After giving birth at 17, Julie struggled with alcohol abuse. Her daughter’s father took custody of their daughter and Julie fell deeper into addiction.

Should Addicts Be Sterilized?

The Doctors focus on children of addicts who are also victims of the opioid epidemic. Barbara from Project Prevention joins The Doctors to discuss her controversial program that offers addicts money for birth control or sterilization.

Is Offering Sterilization to Addicts Wrong?

Barbara from Project Prevention and Julie from Sober Mommies join to discuss a controversial that offers money to addicts for an option to get sterilized. Julie wants people to know that recovery happens every day.

When You Pay Addicts to Get Sterilized, Is It Really a Choice?

Psychiatrist Dr. Domenick Sportelli suggests a psychological workup for anyone about to undergo a sterilization procedure. Is an intoxicated person ever in the right frame of mind to make an informed decision about a permanent procedure?

Self-Care for Caregivers

Caregiver advocate and TV host Leeza Gibbons shares advice on how to avoid caregiver burnout and depression.

Do You Have the Vegetarian Blues?

Could banning meat from your diet cause depression?

Exploding Candle Shoots Flames in Woman’s Face?

Ashley joins The Doctors to share her experience with a candle that she says exploded in her face. Here’s how can you prevent this from happening to you.

Drug Companies Pushing Opioids for Profits?

The Doctors take a look at an alleged scheme to push powerful opioids on people and then profit from their addiction. Insys Therapeutics, the manufacturer of an opioid prescription medication, shares this statement.

A Victim of Opioid Abuse Shares Her Story

Are pain pills being prescribed even when they’re not necessary? Mackenzie and her husband James claim that she was prescribed an unnecessary highly addictive pain medication, SUBSYS®.

I Was a Victim of Body Brokering

Amanda, who was a victim of body brokering while living inside a sober home, joins The Doctors. She claims that a member of the sober home’s staff would give her drugs in order to keep her addicted, and her insurance was paying for it.

How to Spot Body Brokering

The Doctors are joined by Satori Waters founder Dr. Barry Reiman, who shares the red flags people need to look out for when choosing and selecting treatment facilities for those battling an addiction.

The United States of Addiction: Body Brokering

A harsh reality of the opioid epidemic is fraudulent profiteering at the expense of those suffering from addiction, known as body brokering.

Disturbing Details of Body Brokering

The Doctors are joined by the founder of Satori Waters, Dr. Barry Reiman, who sheds light on how some opioid treatment centers were getting away with body brokering.

Aaron Carter and the Fear of Sudden Sniffing Death

In a revealing 9-1-1 call, Aaron Carter’s friend shared that he had been allegedly inhaling computer duster or “dusting.” ER physician Dr. Travis Stork warns about sudden sniffing death.

I'm Addicted to Eating Kitchen Cleanser!

Kim joins The Doctors because she’s addicted to eating kitchen cleanser. Kim heads to see gastroenterologist Dr. Su Sacher to see what over ten years of eating kitchen cleanser has done to her body.

Woman Ready to Confront Her Kitchen Cleanser Addiction

Kim and gastroenterologist Dr. Su Sacher join The Doctors to talk about how to overcome her decade-long addiction to eating kitchen cleanser.

Is Marijuana Vaping Toxic?

Sales of marijuana oil cartridges used for vaping soared 400 percent between 2015 and 2016. But is this growing trend safe?

Dr. Deepak Chopra Shares His Tips for Managing Anxiety and Making a Personal Transformation

Deepak Chopra’s 87th book “Home: Where Everyone Is Welcome” is available now.

Alcoholic Afraid for His Life

Less than 24-hours after getting rushed to the hospital for uncontrollable vomiting, Mason was drinking again. The Doctors send him to see gastroenterologist Dr. Su Sachar to see just how much damage alcohol has caused his body.

Drs. Rx: How to Heal an Addiction

The Doctors share a key element to healing from an addiction.

Alcoholic Learns What His Addiction has Done to His Body

Gastroenterologist Dr. Su Sachar tells Mason how alcohol has affected his liver. The Doctors are also joined by Mason’s parents Pauleen and Ron to confront their family issues that have played a role in Mason’s drinking. Can he overcome his addiction

Dying for a Drink: Alcoholic Needs Help to Get Sober

Mason contacted The Doctors because he was concerned about his drinking problem and afraid for his life. He’s joined by his stepsister Sarah to get the help he so desperately needs.

Will Alcoholic Go to Treatment?

Psychologist Dr. Howard Samuels joins The Doctors and offers Mason 90-days at The Hills treatment center. Will he go?

Save My Daughter from Drug Addiction!

The Doctors try and help Darcy, a mother in Ohio in desperate need of getting her opioid addicted daughter Alyssa help in order to save her life.

How to Save Drug Addicted Daughter

Alyssa was too sick to join The Doctors due to an infection from injecting drugs. Addiction counselor and advocate Mackenzie Phillips and psychiatrist Dr. Eric Chaghouri join The Doctors to talk about the necessary next steps to save Alyssa’s life.

Drug Addicted Daughter Rushed to the Hospital

Alyssa was supposed to join The Doctors but was rushed to the hospital after she got an infection from using a dirty needle. This intervention quickly turned into a fight to save Alyssa’s life.

Mom’s Greatest Fear for Her Drug Addicted Daughter

Darcy joins The Doctors to talk about her daughter Alyssa’s dire situation and her fears of losing another child to death from addiction.

United States of Addiction: Opioid Epidemic Ground Zero

The opioid epidemic has been declared a national emergency that is ravaging the country. The state of Ohio has been hardest hit, so The Doctors head to ground zero.

Drs. Exclusive: Aaron Carter Needs Your Help

The Doctors send a message to Aaron Carter fans, asking them to please let Aaron know that it’s OK for the singer to get the help he needs.

Drs. Exclusive: Aaron Carter Update

Earlier this week The Doctors aired their exclusive sit-down interview with singer Aaron Carter confronting his health crisis, rumored drug use and shocking appearance. Here’s an update on the star since we finished taping.

Will Aaron Carter Take the First Step to Recovery?

ER physician Dr. Travis Stork and gastroenterologist Dr. Jorge Rodriguez urge Aaron to put himself first and to get the help he needs to live a healthy life. But will the singer go?

Drs. Rx: How to Stay Safe While Taking Prescription Drugs

The Doctors reveal what you should take to your doctor’s visit at least once a year.

Aaron Carter's Life on Pills

A mixture of pills took the life of Aaron Carter’s sister Leslie. What scares Aaron the most about his own medications?

Is There Help for Aaron Carter?

Aaron Carter came to The Doctors to get help. ER physician Dr. Travis Stork offers Aaron Carter the opportunity to head to the Alo House rehab facility. Will he go?

Aaron Carter’s Body is Hanging on by a Thread

The Doctors express concern about Aaron’s physical and mental health leaving the singer with a choice about his path forward.

Aaron Carter's Drug Test Results Are In

The Doctors are joined by psychiatrist Dr. Domenick Sportelli to take on Aaron Carter’s dependency on prescription drugs.

Did The Doctors Intervention Save This Alcoholic Mom?

Five months after The Doctors had an intervention with Elizabeth and her family, she’s back to give us an update on her health.

Paid to Prescribe?!

A recent study found that 1 in 12 U.S. doctors have received payments from makers of opioid prescription drugs. Former pharmaceutical sales rep Mychal Wilson joins The Doctors to discuss who is to blame for the ever-growing opioid crisis.

Alcoholic Mom's Post-Rehab Plan to Stay Sober

Elizabeth has been in treatment for five months. Addiction medicine specialist Dr. Damon Raskin joins The Doctors to discuss her treatment and next steps for Elizabeth on the path to her new sober life.

Meet Judge “Scary Mary”

The Doctors have assembled a task force to take on the opioid epidemic, which cost the U.S. 8 billion dollars last year alone. Meet Judge Mary Chrzanowski, also known as “Scary Mary,” who has presided over many drug cases.

Exercise Addict Strikes a Nerve with Viewers

The story of an exercise addict running away from a deep pain went completely viral. Check out Erin’s story to see why.

Dog Attack Survivor Becomes a Viewer Favorite

Penelope’s near-death experience after being attacked by her boyfriend’s dogs left her with a crippling fear of canines. Check out what happened after life strategist Gary Cox helps rid her of her phobia.

Exercise Addict Gets Help!

Erin came to The Doctors for help with her extreme exercise addiction. Check out her story and why she got our viewers talking.

Heroin's Disturbing Effects on Newborn Babies

The Doctors examine the effect heroin and other opioids have on newborn babies.

What Is Anxiety?

Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life, but for someone with an anxiety disorder the feeling does not go away over time. Find out more.

From Actress to Advocate: Claudia Christian on Treatment that Saved Her Life

Actress Claudia Christian recalls her struggles with alcoholism and her recovery, and her mission to help others do the same.

The Dangers of Taking Your Pet’s Medication

The Doctors are joined by veterinarian Dr. Arvid Edward, star of Amazon’s “Pet Doctors of Atlanta,” to discuss the possible dangers related to taking your pet’s medications.

Vaping Essential Oils â€" Is There a Danger?

The Doctors discuss the trend of people inhaling and vaping essential oils. Are there any health concerns regarding this trend?

Mom Accused of Making Child Use Her Car Breathalyzer?

The Doctors discuss how a mom in Florida was charged with child neglect after allegedly leaving her children in the car while she drank in a bar.

Teen Almost Dies Taking Just One Pill

The Doctors illustrate just how dangerous drugs can be as they examine the case of a teen who nearly died after taking just one pill.

Toad Licking to Get High?

The Doctors weigh in on the case of a man who was reportedly arrested after police found him licking a toad. The Doctors share how some types of the amphibian secrete a hallucinogenic property.

Cocaine That Rots Your Skin?

The Doctors warn about cocaine that could rot your skin. Find out the ingredient that is causing the skin to break down.

Elizabeth Says She Is Ready to Finally Stop Drinking

Addiction Medicine Specialist Dr. Damon Raskin from Cliffside Malibu joins the show to offer Elizabeth the treatment she’s been seeking for her issues with alcohol abuse.

Intervention for Mom Struggling with Alcoholism

After 30 years of alcohol abuse, Elizabeth and her family have come to The Doctors seeking help.

Mom Struggling with Alcoholism Fears Losing Her Family & Her Life

The Doctors welcome psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow who offers Elizabeth and her family guidance as she faces struggles related to her alcohol use, including an inflamed liver.

Treating Drug Addiction with Marijuana?

The Doctors are joined by Joe Schrank, Founder & Program Director at The High Sobriety Rehab Center, and psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow to discuss a new approach to treating drug addiction with marijuana.

What Are the Concerns About Treating Drug Addiction with Marijuana?

Joe Schrank, Founder & Program Director at The High Sobriety Rehab Center and psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow delve into the possible pitfalls regarding using one substance to treat another.

Trauma’s Lasting Impact on the Body

The Doctors are joined by PTSD specialist Dr. Eugene Lipov who explains how something like an incarnation can take its toll on your health.

Is There a Medical Treatment to Help Those Wrongfully Imprisoned?

PTSD specialist Dr. Eugene Lipov offers a possible medical treatment to help alleviate the lasting effects for wrongful incarcerations of Ricky Jackson, Nancy Smith, and Clarence Elkins.

Pill Helps Alcoholics Drink Themselves Sober?

Psychiatrist Dr. Domenick Sportelli and psychologist and addiction expert Dr. Adi Jaffe explain how Naltrexone can be used to combat alcohol abuse in some.

A Pill to Treat Alcoholism?

The Doctors are joined by psychiatrist Dr. Domenick Sportelli and psychologist and addiction expert Dr. Adi Jaffe to discuss Naltrexone, a pill which could help some battling with alcoholism.

Woman's Extreme Needle Phobia Is Affecting Her Health and Life

Amy's severe fear of needles and injections could be taking a toll on her health. She’s come to The Doctors to hopefully overcome her phobia.

Drs. Update: Did Lauren Beat Her Bulimia Struggle?

Lauren returns to The Doctors to share an update on her eating disorder battle.

Hope for Woman with Extreme Needle Phobia?

Psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow guides Amy through exposure therapy in hopes of conquering her fear of needles.

Woman Terrified of Needles Confronts Her Phobia!

Can Amy take the final step in her work to overcome her needle phobia and watch psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow receive an injection live on The Doctors’ stage?

Surprise for Woman who Battled Bulimia

The Doctors surprise Lauren with a dental makeover from dentists Christian Yaste, Joseph Hufanda, and Eric Saterlee from Ballantyne Center for Dentistry.

Mass Shooting Survivor Update

Shelly, who survived a mass shooting, returns to The Doctors after being treated for her PTSD by Dr. Eugene Lipov.

Mass Shooting Survivor Gets Treatment for Her PTSD

Find out if Dr. Eugene Lipov’s procedure of injecting SGB, Stellate Ganglion Block, helped Shelly reclaim her life.

Exclusive: Comic ANT Reveals Food Addiction

The comedian comes clean about his battle with food and the toll it has taken on his life.

Exclusive: Comic ANT’s Secret Addiction

After battling drug addiction, the comedian has come to The Doctors seeking help for another demon he’s facing.

PBA Is No Laughing Matter

The Doctors are joined by Dyanna, who suffered a stroke five years ago, and UCLA Professor of Psychiatry and Aging Dr. Gary Small to discuss PseudoBulbar Affect (PBA), which affects about two million people in America.

Teen Unable to Digest Food Gets Answers about Her Rumination Syndrome

The Doctors are joined by James “Buck” Runyan, the Executive Director of Remuda Ranch at the Meadows, who offers Maya the help she needs to take control of her rumination syndrome.

Teen Unable to Digest Food Seeks Help for Rumination Syndrome

Maya meets with gastroenterologist Dr. Su Sachar and psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow, who confirm that the teen is dealing with rumination syndrome.

The 17-Year-Old Girl Unable to Digest Food

Ever since the sixth grade, Maya has been unable to digest food and must use a feeding tube. Now 17, she and mom Emily have come to The Doctors looking for help.

Ten Surprising Ways To Combat Anxiety

We all get anxious from time to time, but there are surprising things you can do to reduce feelings of anxiety and feel calm. Here are ten quick and simple ways to feel calm every day.

Lady Gaga, Prince William Discuss Dispelling ‘Shame’ of Mental Illness

The British royal praised the pop star’s open letter on living with post-traumatic stress disorder.

I’ve Been Hoarding My Entire Life: Update

Find out how Jessica, a lifelong hoarder, is doing after getting help from Dorothy the Organizer and psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow. Has she managed to remain clutter-free?

Are Schizophrenics More at Risk to Commit Violent Crimes?

Psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow explains if schizophrenics are more likely to commit violent crimes.

Does Climate Change Affect Your Mental Health?

A new report says climate change can affect our mental health, too.

Woman Addicted to Exercise Heads to Treatment

After bravely coming forward with her exercise addiction, The Doctors offer Erin the opportunity to get the treatment she needs in order to take control of her life again.

Intervention for Woman Addicted to Exercise

Can The Doctors help Erin find the help she needs to take control of her exercise addiction?

Woman Addicted to Exercise Works out 8 Hours a Day

Erin is consumed with exercising, many days working out for up to 8 hours. She’s come to The Doctors for help with her addiction.

Is There Hope for Woman Addicted to Exercise?

The Doctors examine how Erin’s extreme exercise schedule is affecting her mental and physical health.

Good News for Woman Addicted to Exercise?

The Doctors share some positive news with Erin regarding her extreme exercise addiction.

11 Signs of Stress

If you are feeling overwhelmed and feeling stressed out, these are 11 of the physical symptoms your body will commonly present.

Woman's 50-Year Nail Biting Habit Is Ruining Her Life

Lisa’s nail biting obsession has taken over her life and destroyed her nails, and it's also affecting her teeth. She has come to The Doctors in hopes of finding a solution.

Can Woman’s 50-Year Nail Biting Habit Be Treated?

Psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow helps Lisa with her uncontrollable nail biting, but will his techniques solve her almost lifelong obsession?

Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat OCD?

Neurosurgeon Dr. David Vansickle explains how he used deep brain stimulation to help ease Amanda and Sara’s extreme obsessive compulsive disorder.

Can Twins with Crippling OCD Spend the Night Apart?

Life strategist Gary Coxe challenges the sisters to do something they have not done in 15 years â€" spend a night apart. Can they successfully separate from each other for the night?

Twins Imprisoned by Their OCD

Twins Amanda and Sara are being held captive by their crippling obsessive compulsive disorder.

Self-Pleasuring to Help with Depression?

Could masturbation help with your depression? The Doctors weigh in on the idea of treating your blues by self-pleasuring.

Help for Man Suffering from PTSD

Psychotherapist Erin Foster and Thomas Isbell and Pat Manley from Sabino Recovery join The Doctors in an effort to help Michael manage his post-traumatic stress disorder.

Man Crippled by PTSD After Being Shot 5 Times

After being shot 5 times, Michael is struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder and wants to regain control of his life.

Surprises for Woman Shot in the Face

Psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow helps Brittany manage the trauma and lasting effects of being shot while trying to save her suicidal father.

Can Dr. Nita Landry Get over Her Fear of Dogs?

OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry has a real fear of dogs. The Doctors send her to phobia expert Gary Coxe to see if she can overcome this lifelong phobia.

PTSD Procedure Changed These Military Sexual Assault Survivors

Alicia and Toni join The Doctors with Debra and pain management specialist Dr. Eugene Lipoff to share their amazing breakthroughs.

Prepping for Doomsday?

Would you buy a survival condo for the end of the world? Larry, the developer of the bunker condos, joins The Doctors to take us inside and share who is buying these stylish end of the world living spaces.

Survivors of Military Sexual Assault Open Up About PTSD

One in five military women will be victims of sexual violence. Meet Alicia and Toni, two other military sexual assault survivors who both have had incredible life changes after undergoing PTSD procedures.

Military Sexual Trauma Survivor has PTSD Breakthrough

When we met Debra earlier in the season she was struggling with crippling PTSD, homelessness, and physical pain. Debra joins The Doctors with pain management specialist Dr. Eugene Lipoff to talk about her incredible breakthroughs since her last visit

The Psychology of Doomsday Prep

Psychiatrist Dr. Domenick Sportelli weighs in on whether or not it’s healthy to prep for the end of days. Could prepping actually be a healthy coping mechanism?

Happy Hour for Alcoholics?

Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull, medical director of Ottawa Inner City Health, joins The Doctors to discuss an alternative program aimed to help those affected by alcohol addiction

Opioid Reversal Agent: Enabling Users or Saving Lives?

Kentucky, one of the top states for overdose deaths, is offering free Naloxone training sessions, a drug used to counter the effects of opioids. Russ Read co-founder of Kentucky Harm Reduction Coalition joins The Doctors to discuss.

Addicts Abusing Pets for Pills?

Opioid abusers are reportedly maiming or abusing their pets on purpose in order to get veterinarians to prescribe the popular but cheap painkiller tramadol, which they then take for themselves.

Obsessed with a Serial Killer?

Claudia Rowe, author of “The Spider & the Fly,” joins The Doctors with forensic psychologist Dr. Judy Ho to discuss Claudia’s obsession with a serial killer who she started exchanging letters with from jail.

Drs. Update: Intervention with Jessica’s Dad

Nearly 500 pound Jessica wrote to The Doctors desperate for help and the show sent her to rehab. A second intervention took place with her father, Jesse, who suffers from addiction issues. Psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow joins The Doctors to help facili

Family Counseling While Jessica is in Rehab

Tricia, Nana Bea and Jesse join The Doctors for a session with psychotherapist Dr. Mike Dow to dive into some extreme family issues in hopes to help each other and Jessica.

New Hope for Jessica?!

Psychologist Dr. Mike Dow joins The Doctors with Jessica, her parents Tricia and Jesse, and her grandmother Beatrice to discuss the root of Jessica’s problem; growing up in a household filled with addiction. Can the family be healed to help heal Jess

Jessica’s Family Seeks Help with Addiction!

Jessica, her parents Tricia and Jesse, and her grandmother Beatrice join The Doctors to talk about how to heal their family and get Jessica the help she really needs.

Having THIS could save your life

The Doctors reveal the one thing you need to never give up.

Will Jessica Head to Rehab?!

The Doctors offer Jessica an incredible opportunity to head to a rehab facility tailored to health, wellness and mindfulness. Will she go?

“Stop Drinking” Reddit Group Helping Thousands!

One community on Reddit is helping 50,000 people worldwide fight their addiction.

Mass Shooting Survivor Lives with PTSD

Shelly is trying to reclaim her life after a mass shooting at the Washington State mall where she worked. Her PTSD is making it difficult to move forward.

I Survived a Mass Shooting

There are more mass shooting in the United States than any other country in the world? Meet Shelly who survived one of these tragedies and lives with the torment every day.

Surprises for Mass Shooting Survivor

Shelly survived a traumatic mass shooting and she bravely shares her story. The Doctors and PTSD specialist Dr. Eugene Lipov have some surprises in store for Shelly and her family.

San Bernardino Victims Speak Out

In late 2015 a shooter opened fire during a holiday party in San Bernardino. Now the victims are speaking out to reveal their healing is far from over.

San Bernardino Survivors Struggle to Get Bills Paid

San Bernardino shooting survivors Ray and Julie join The Doctors to talk about life after surviving that terrifying terrorist event.

Lamar Odom’s Battle with Addiction

NBA star Lamar Odom has struggled with personal loss and drug addiction. From his public marriage and divorce from Khloe Kardashian and ending up in a drug-induced coma after a brothel visit in 2016, Lamar finally seeks help.

Lamar Odom Heads to Rehab

NBA star sits down with ER physician Dr. Travis Stork for an exclusive interview to open up about his addiction struggles before he heads to a 30-day treatment program at Casa Palmera.

Drs. Rx: What to Do If You’re Struggling with Addiction

ER physician Dr. Travis Stork shares resources for those struggling with addiction.

Lamar Odom’s Turning Point on the Path to Recovery

The team that treated Lamar at Casa Palmera, director of clinical services Dr. Bruce Figuered and Lamar’s primary therapist Dr. Kellie Delli Colli, join The Doctors to share Lamar’s turning point in recovery and why this time is different.

Will Woman Struggling with Recovery Head Back to Rehab?

Christina does not want to return to rehab. ER physician Dr. Travis Stork and counselor Mackenzie Phillips work with Christina to hopefully change her mind. Will Christina accept help?

What Happens After Rehab?

Last season we sent an 80-pound Christina to rehab for bulimia and drug addiction help. She joins us today to talk about the realities of life after her 6-month stay in rehab.

The Hard Truth of Recovery & Relapse

Christina has relapsed using drugs and purging again, but she does not want to head back to rehab. Through lots of tears, Christina contemplates the reality of her life and death situation.

The Reality of Recovery

Christina and her sister Claire join The Doctors to share what life post-rehab has been like for Christina. Is she still using drugs and purging?

One Woman’s Struggle with Bulimia & Addiction Recovery

Relapses in recovery are very common. ER physician Dr. Travis Stork asks Christina, “Are you still using cocaine?” which she answers honestly as well as some other very difficult questions.

Help for Woman Struggling with Recovery

ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork tries to help Christina with the assistance of Mackenzie Phillips, the primary counselor at Breathe Life healing centers, who has an amazing gift for Christina. Also dog trainer Brandon McMillan shares a special surprise

Can Woman Struggling with Recovery Accept Help?

Christina does not want to return to rehab. Counselor Mackenzie Phillips joins Christina on stage to talk about her own recovery process, which landed Mackenzie in treatment a total of 11 times.

Marijuana: Harmless Herb or Dangerous Drug?

There are many claims about marijuana use. The Doctors are joined by Karen O’Keefe director of the “Marijuana Policy Project” and addiction expert Paul Auchterlonie to discuss both sides of the debate.

Is Marijuana a Gateway Drug?

Karen O’Keefe, director of the “Marijuana Policy Project” and addiction expert Paul Auchterlonie join The Doctors to discuss the pros and cons of marijuana use.

Homeless Veteran Tries to Rebuild Her Life

Debra joins The Doctors to share how her physical pain, PTSD and sexual assault trauma have made it hard for her and her two kids to find footing after returning from service.

Surprises for Homeless Veteran Mom

Debra joins The Doctors to share about her life after returning from service. Check out the amazing surprises The Doctors have in store for this homeless mom. To see Debra’s amazing makeover, click here.

Homeless Veteran Mom Facing PTSD

Female veterans are the fastest growing demographic in America’s homeless population. Meet Debra, single mother of two who’s struggling to make ends meet after serving years in the military.

3 Self-Help Tricks to Relieve Anxiety

Calming yourself down is easier than you think.

Woman Turns Struggle With Post-Baby Weight Loss Into a New Career

A Chicago woman who turned to a personal trainer while suffering from postpartum depression after the birth of her first child decided to drop everything and start a new career after having another child.

Ten Surprising Ways To Combat Anxiety

We all get anxious from time to time, but there are surprising things you can do to reduce feelings of anxiety and feel calm. Here are ten quick and simple ways to feel calm every day.

Being Sober on New Year's Eve

Here's what it's like to be sober on New Year's Eve.

Christmas When You're Dealing with Grief

Here's what it's like to grieve on the holidays.

Mental Health: Finding the Road to Full Recovery

Pepper and her mother Christine fought Pepper's anorexia together. Now they're getting their degrees to help others fight the same fight.

I Survived a Bath Salts Addiction

For Kirsten, staying sober is hard every day. She also suffers from chronic jaw pain after having shot herself in the face while hallucinating on bath salts.

I Shot Myself While High on Bath Salts

Kirsten and her mother Stacey join The Doctors to discuss Kirsten’s addiction to bath salts and the hallucination she had while high that almost killed her.

5 Ways to Beat Winter Blues

The cold weather doesn't have to bum you out.

Surviving Family Occasions with Tips from Google's Mindfulness Mentor

Family occasions are stressful especially around the holidays.Google's Chade-Meng Tan shares some mindfulness tricks that'll keep you sane.

Daughter Reveals Bulimia Secret to Mom

Lauren’s mom Cyndi joins The Doctors with her daughter. Lauren finally tells her mother about her 13 year bulimia secret.

Will a Secret Bulimic Get Help?

Lauren and her mom Cyndi discuss treatment for Lauren, who has been hiding her eating disorder for 13 years. See what surprises The Doctors have in store for her.

I’m a Secret Bulimic!

Lauren has battled bulimia in silence for 13 years, but she’s ready to come clean to her family and ask for help.

Secret Bulimic Afraid to Tell Mom!

After a lifetime of struggling with eating disorders, Lauren is ready to get help and finally come clean to her mom about her secret disease.

Injection Cures PTSD?!

Tim is a fireman who was stationed inside the World Trade Center and was there that fateful day. After suffering from debilitating PTSD, he tries a controversial new treatment.

Man Suffering PTSD Receives Life-Changing Treatment

Tim joins The Doctors to talk about life after trying a stellate ganglion block injection, a new treatment for PTSD. Chief medical officer Dr. Eugene Lipov shares how this remarkable treatment works to change lives like Tim’s.

Heartbreaking Story Behind Father and Son Viral Video

Brendan decided to record telling his 8-year-old son the tragic news that the child’s mother passed away from a drug overdose. Brendan joins The Doctors to discuss why he decided to post the video, which now has over 36 million views.

Father Posted Video Telling Son of His Mother's Fatal Overdose

Brendan and his mom Denise join The Doctors to talk about Brendan’s own struggle with drug abuse and why he decided to post a video of his son hearing the news that his mother had passed away from a fatal overdose.

Father Opens Up About His Struggle with Drug Abuse

Brendan and his mom Denise join The Doctors to discuss how to help keep Brendan on the right track. He’s currently clean and sober!

Surprises for Father Struggling with Addiction

See the incredible surprises The Doctors have in store for Brendan who struggles with addiction, and his mother who takes care of him and her grandson!

Help for Woman Suffering from Bulimia

Michelle and Internist Dr. Jorge Rodriguez join The Doctors to discuss how Michelle’s addiction has affected her health.

I Lost 180 Pounds, but I Have a Secret!

Michelle lost 180 pounds, but she joins The Doctors today to reveal to everyone including her mom Bette just how she lost all that weight.

Shocking Weight Loss Reveal!

Michelle recently lost 180 lbs. Michelle sits down with psychotherapist and addiction specialist Dr. Mike Dow to discuss her unhealthy weight loss, her health, and how to overcome her crippling addiction.

Woman Nearly Eaten Alive By Dogs Meets a Phobia Expert

Pennelope was attacked by two dogs that left her nearly eaten alive. She meets with life strategist Gary Coxe to help her overcome her crippling fear of dogs.

Teen Mom’s Postpartum Struggle

Catelynn Baltierra of MTV’s “Teen Mom OG” joins The Doctors to open up about her struggles with postpartum depression, something over 600,000 women in the U.S. have to deal with each year.

Teen Mom’s Battle with Postpartum

In a Drs. Exclusive Tyler & Catelynn Baltierra from MTV’s ‘Teen Mom OG’ join The Doctors to discuss Catelynn’s struggle with postpartum depression.

How to Support a Depressed Spouse

Tyler & Catelynn Baltierra from MTV’s ‘Teen Mom OG’ share Catelynn’s struggles with postpartum and Tyler gives tips on how to support a depressed spouse.

New Legal Street Drug Stronger Than Heroin?!

The Doctors discuss the recent death of two 13-year-old boys who overdosed on a synthetic drug that is eight times stronger than heroin. Shockingly, this substance, known as “pinky,” is legal in most states.

Drugs to Anorexia: Former Model Tells All

The quest for fame sent Nikki spiraling out of control. Eating disorders, drug abuse, getting raped and losing her mother sent her on a journey to turn her life around.

My Modeling Nightmare

Former model Nikki joins The Doctors to discuss how she overcame a crippling eating disorder and drug addiction in order to get her life back.

Top 10 Abused Prescription Drugs

What are commonly misused prescription drugs? What drug has killed the most people? What are the most dangerous drugs? Whether you’re taking Ambien to help you sleep, Adderall for ADHD, or a pill for anxiety like Valium or Xanax, you have to be careful: many of these prescription pills can be deadly if they’re misused. Check out WatchMojo’s list of the top 10 abused prescription drugs to see which are commonly misused prescription drugs and to learn the common side effects of the drugs.

Mother Injects Kids with Heroin?!

A Washington mother is facing multiple counts of child abuse after allegedly injecting heroin into her three children and calling it “sleep juice.”

How Fentanyl Affects the Brain

The abuse of Fentanyl has become a major contributor to the national opioid-addiction epidemic. Here's how the synthetic drug affects the brain.

Jesse Ventura’s ‘Marijuana Manifesto’

Jesse Ventura joins The Doctors to discuss his new book ‘Marijuana Manifesto,’ how marijuana has helped his wife’s life, and his beliefs on legalization.

Jesse Ventura & the Marijuana Debate

Jesse Ventura joins The Doctors to talk about why he feels marijuana should be legalized. Dr. Kevin Sabet, president of Smart Approaches to Marijuana, joins The Doctors to explain the views of people who don’t believe it should be legal in the U.S.

Jesse Ventura’s Passionate Stance on Marijuana

The Doctors debate the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana with Jesse Ventura and Dr. Kevin Sabet, president of Smart Approaches to Marijuana.

Howie Mandel Opens Up About His Germophobia

Comedian, author, and television personality Howie Mandel joins The Doctors to discuss living his life with a severe germ phobia. And The Doctors conduct a test to see just how dirty the average hand is. Check out the results.

Phobia Cure in an Hour?!

Like millions of Americans, Howie Mandel suffers from obsessive compulsive disorder, and several phobias. Life strategist Gary Coxe joins Howie and The Doctors to discuss how phobias can be easily retrained in our brains.

Can Howie Overcome his Phobias?

Life strategist Gary Coxe joins Howie Mandel and The Doctors to discuss the possibility of helping Howie overcome some of his phobias.

Please Save My Anorexic Teen Addicted to Heroin

At 19 years old, Sabrina has already suffered a mild heart attack due to an eating disorder that started at age 8. She’s also struggles with a heroin & marijuana addiction. Meet her mother Melissa who is desperate to save her daughter’s life.

Anorexic Teen Addicted to Heroin Needs Help

Sabrina joins The Doctors, along with her mother Melissa, to discuss Sabrina’s anorexia and heroin addiction. Can she be saved?

Will Addicted Teen Head to Rehab?

CEO of Cielo House, Matt Keck, joins Sabrina, Melissa and The Doctors to offer 19-year-old Sabrina a chance to accept treatment for her anorexia and heroin addiction.

Darryl Strawberry’s Addiction Battle

Major League Baseball hall of famer Darryl Strawberry joins The Doctors to discuss how his addiction affected his career and the rest of his life.

Overdose Caught on Tape?

The Doctors discuss this shocking viral video that shows one mom passing out from fentanyl in front of her toddler.

Debate Withdrawal Is Real!

The final presidential debate was Wednesday and you might actually experience some withdrawal once the debates and election are over. The Doctors discuss what you can do to combat the feelings that you might experience.

Could Your Boss Be a Psychopath?!

The Doctors discuss a recent study on corporate professionals which found that 1 in 5 CEO’s are pyschopaths! Are you working for one?

Everyone is Reading your "Sexts"

The Doctors discuss a new study that shows 1 in 4 “sexts” are seen by other people. How can you protect yourself?

Gardening Seeds: The New Party Drug?

Teens are getting high off easily accessible garden plant seeds. Find out what you need to be on the lookout for.

Vaping Takes Off Among Teens, According to CDC Data

Using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the experts at HealthGrove, looked into America’s new vaping trend.

All You Need to Know About this New Dangerous Drug Trend: 'DABS'

Addiction psychiatrist Dr. David Sack joins The Doctors to discuss this dangerous new drug trend that is literally blowing up across America.

Marijuana Brownie 911!

The Doctors discuss a man who unknowingly ate four pot brownies causing his wife to call 911.

Cure Phobias in an Hour?

Comedian Bill Engvall opens up about his fear of snakes. Life Strategist Gary Coxe is going to try and cure Bill’s phobia of snakes in just an hour. Can it be done?

Bill Engvall: Still Afraid of Snakes?

Did life strategist Gary Coxe use his unique methods to cure comedian Bill Engvall’s fear of snakes?

New Form of Heroin on the Streets is Killing People

There’s a new form of heroin on the streets that is killing people. Here’s what you need to know about carfentanil.

Drs. Exclusive: Maureen McCormick on Depression

Joining the Doctors is Maureen McCormick, or you might know her as Marcia from ‘The Brady Bunch.’ Looking lovely at 60-years-old, Maureen shares her beauty tips and her struggles with depression, eating disorders, and drug use.

No Butts, No Excuses: The Truth About Quitting

Many smokers have a lot of excuses as to why they can’t quit. The Doctors are debunking some of those excuses once and for all!

Man Who Lost His Legs to Heroin is Back on Opiates

After Matthew lost his legs from a heroin overdose, he experienced a lot of pain and doctors prescribed him more opiates! Can The Doctors help him get off his opioid prescription?

I Lost My Legs to Heroin

Millions of Americans abuse prescription opioids and this dependency makes people 40 times more likely to turn to heroin. Meet Matthew, who got addicted after taking prescription drugs for pain associated with his cancer diagnosis.

Dying to Get High?

This popular over-the-counter opiate based anti-diarrhea medicine is the latest trend that is getting people high.

Depression, Anxiety Cost Canadian Economy Almost $50 Billion Per Year

Now there's a business case for tackling mental health across Canada â€" as if there wasn't enough reason already. Improving the treatment of depression and anxiety could boost the economy by nearly $50 billion per year, the Conference Board of Canada said in a report released Thursday. The report, which is the third in the board's "Healthy Brains at Work" series, said that almost 25 per cent of Canadians living with mental illness can't work due to their symptoms. That creates lost productivity, which costs the economy big time.

Guy on Airplane Demonstrates an Unconventional Way to Stop a Panic Attack

Barry McDonagh, author of the book DARE which is about overcoming anxiety and panic attacks, recorded this helpful guide to overcoming these issues in everyday life. His advice to people is to face the difficulties head on, embrace them, thereby limiting the control that they have over an individual. He describes the process as embracing fear in order to transform it. Credit: Facebook/DARE

Depression Diagnosis and Treatment

Many adults diagnosed with mental illness are not receiving treatment, a study finds.

Mental Health in 20s vs. 80s

Older or younger adults; which are happier with life?

Addiction and Overdose Fuel Opioid Crisis

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of overdose deaths from opioid pain medication has quadrupled over the past 15 years. Some common medications involved in the overdoses include oxycodone, hydrocodone and morphine. Mayo Clinic pain medication expert Dr. Mike Hooten says there is an opioid crisis in the U.S. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams discusses the opioid crisis with Dr. Hooten.

Tapping into the Power of a Pep Talk

Self-talk, telling yourself things like 'I want to be the best,' can quickly boost performance even beyond sports, according to recent research. Wall Street Journal columnist Susan Pinker discusses with Tanya Rivero. Photo: iStock

'We're All Beach Body Ready'

Does stripping down to your swimwear sound like your worst nightmare? Meet the women who'll change your mind.

Yoga Matters: Social Situations

For those of us who have to deal with social anxiety, we know how difficult it can make even everyday events. In this episode of Yoga Matters, Mariah shows us how to find our center when these moments hit, and take back our day!

Treating Depression in Children and Adolescents

Usage of antidepressants is proving ineffective in children and adolescents. WSJ’s Sumathi Reddy joins Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero to discuss alternative treatments and risks involved. Photo: iStock

Mayo Clinic Minute: A Tweet Can Turn the Tide

You have a bad night at home, and you replay the scene, over and over, while you drive to work the next morning. Or, something goes wrong on the job, and you ruminate on the misstep the rest of the day. If that sounds familiar, here’s good news: There is a way to retool your inner dialogue. Mayo Clinic resiliency expert Dr. Amit Sood says every new thought is an opportunity to become more optimistic. And, if you need some help getting positive, now he’s only a tweet away. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Jeff Olsen speaks with Dr. Sood about his year-long Resilient Living Twitter project that’s using new technology to break old habits. More health and medical news on the Mayo Clinic News Network http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/

Iyanla Vanzant's Tips for Dealing with Stress

Everybody deals with stress, but not everyone knows how to handle it. Check out ESSENCE Live, and let Iyanla Vanzant teach you how to breathe your way through any taxing situation.

Why Smoking Tobacco is Worse Than Smoking Weed

A new study shows the harmful effects of tobacco outweigh those of weed.

Confessions of a Sex Addict

Jan Anderson first began using pornography when he was eight years old. Here is his story.

Text vs. Photo Warnings About Smoking

Gruesome photos of the health consequences of smoking help people quit, a new study finds.

Moving to the Beach Might Actually Be Good for Your Mental Health

Pregnancy Phobia!?

Melinda joins The Doctors to discuss her tokophobia, or fear of pregnancy and childbirth. Even though she’s pregnant herself, the sight of a pregnant woman can cause her to hyperventilate. Find out how she’s coping.

New Thinking on Suicide Prevention

Depression has long been assumed to be a primary risk factor for suicide. But recent research has found that while depressed people are more likely to have suicidal thoughts, it is those with other disorders that have the highest risk of actually attempting suicide. WSJ's Andrea Petersen joins Tanya Rivero. Photo: Getty

Nurse Addicted to Chalk is Now Chalk Free!

Earlier in the season we met Taneah, a nurse who consumed three boxes of chalk every single day. Taneah and psychotherapist Stacy Franklin join The Doctors to discuss Taneah’s amazing recovery.

Could Psychedelic Drugs Treat Mental Illness?

Scientists are experimenting with whether magic mushrooms could treat depression.

How The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Hope To End Mental Health Stigma

How The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Hope To End Mental Health Stigma

Morning Story: Mental Health

It's Mental Health Awareness Week - and with one in four of us estimated to have a mental illness, Olivia Bamber explains why we should be more open about the issue in today's morning story.

Psychotherapist Stacy Kaiser on How to

Psychotherapist Stacy Kaiser talks about contributing to a new book, 'Live Happy,' and shares tips on how to find more happiness in your life - from giving back to teaching your children happiness skills.

Top 10 Facts About Prescription Drug Abuse in America

From high profile cases to everyday issues, prescription drugs are continually causing problems across the USA.

10 Most Addictive Substances

If you try some of these substances just once, you could be hooked for life. Addictions can be life threatening, but sometimes quitting can be even more dangerous.

Young Widow Undergoes a Grief Intervention

The Doctors send Latoya to life strategist Gary Coxe to help her move forward with her life after the sudden loss of her husband.

Heartbreaking Loss Ruined a Young Widow’s Health

After the sudden death of her husband, Latoya’s health went spiraling out of control.

Hottest New Meditation Trend!

Transcendental meditation teacher Bob Roth and his student Ruby join The Doctors to discuss the changes Ruby’s been experiencing through practicing transcendental meditation.

My Sexual Thoughts Drove Me Mad, Then I Realized It Was OCD

Writer Rose Bretécher spent years distressed by her intrusive sexual thoughts, until she realised they were part of her OCD. Thoughts of sex, body parts and even child abuse drove her to believe she was insane. She argues, in frank terms, that we need to be more open about OCD so we can recognize it and the different forms it can take.

3 Ways to Cure the Post Binge Watching Blues

Binge watching a show is something that most of us are willing to admit, but a new phenomenon is sprouting up from this TV trend, that has people feeling down in the dumps after their favorite show is over. It's called the post binge watching blues. Yes, it’s a real thing. The List’s Teresa Strasser and Dr. Karen Jacobson with three ways to cure this feeling of sadness.

The Best Exercise to Work Your Lower Abs

When it comes to targeting your lower abs, not all workouts are created equal. In this video, Sarah Wingo from Pure Barre shows you how to master the Lower Ab Lift, a challenging move that tones your tummy.

Meet the Doctor Who Struggles with Kleptomania

Psychotherapist Stacy Kaiser joins The Doctors, along with Alla and her husband, to define kleptomania and how to treat it.

Doctor Loses License over Kleptomania?

Alla has practiced medicine for over 34 years but recently lost her license after being arrested for stealing. She’s dealt with an overwhelming urge to steal, but does that mean she’s a medical danger?

Do You Need a Life Strategist?

Personal growth expert and life strategist Gary Coxe helps one woman with the “baggage” that has been holding her back for years. Could this work for you?

Exercises At Your Desk That Can Help 'Tech Neck'

Psychotherapist Dr. Suzi Landolphi discusses the use of equine therapy to treat soldiers returning from the battlefield. Joined by an Iraq war combat veteran, Suzi explains how equine therapy works to treat symptoms of PTSD and help soldier's better matriculate back into society.

We're Being Forced to Fix Our Own Mental Health, and It's not Working

We are a nation of people waiting for mental health treatment, says journalist Deborah Coughlin. She spent years battling an agoraphobic panic disorder, while being repeatedly fobbed off and put on waiting lists by the NHS. With people self medicating, taking inappropriate antidepressants and attempting suicide, she argues, the health service needs the ability to help people properly.

Is Vaping Really a Healthy Alternative to Smoking Cigarettes?

Vaping is smoking's hottest new trend, just ask Leonardo DiCaprio who was caught puffing on one at the Golden Globes. The industry claims this is a safe alternative to cigarettes, but how much do we really know about the health effects of vaping? From The Vape Shop to USC's Health and Science campus, Brent Rose explores this new trend and searches for answers.

Marijuana Use Among Adults

Marijuana use disorder is prevalent and undertreated, study finds.

Male Enlargement Injection Leads to Death?

The Doctors discuss the story of a man who died after getting an illegal silicone injection to enlarge his private part.

Coyotes Getting High on Mushrooms?

The Doctors discuss a recent news report about coyotes attacking cars on the highway in California, which some scientists say could be due to their consumption of hallucinogenic mushrooms.

Ill Nana/Diverse City On Racism And Self-Care

These Toronto-based dancers are the founders of Ill Nana/DiverseCity Dance Company; a queer, multiracial dance company committed to performing their stories on stage as well as providing more accessible education and performance opportunities for LGBTTIQQ2S communities prioritizing people of colour, various body types, backgrounds, classes, and abilities.

Phyllis Walker On Racism And Self-Care

Phyllis Walker is a Jamaican-born Canadian storyteller, educator and actress whose performances have toured her across Ontario sharing the African and Caribbean oral storytelling tradition. Walker, whose career began as a trained school teacher, was once host of the Raisin in the Rice Pudding children's radio program on CFRB 1010 and played Grandma Ella on Treehouse Canada. Walker continues to teach and speak across the country.

Quentin and Danilo On Racism And Self-Care

These Toronto visual "artivists" are co-curators of the Black Future Month Exhibit and Conference held at OCAD University. For the past four years, the pair, both OCAD alumni, have helmed the installation first created by McCallum and which provides a platform for artists of various mediums who self-identify as Black. Under the theme of Afrofuturism, the annual exhibition aims to explore past and present experiences of people of African descent, as well as their future possibilities through art.

Smartphones and Medical Help

Is your smartphone dependable in a health emergency?

'Orphans Of Ebola' Explores Lives Of Young Ebola Survivors In Sierra Leone

"Orphans of Ebola" explores the tragic epidemic through the eyes of a young boy who has lost numerous family members to the disease. Director Ben Steele joins HuffPost Live to discuss his documentary.

'Orphans of Ebola' Director Ben Steele

"Orphans of Ebola" explores the tragic epidemic through the eyes of a young boy who has lost numerous family members to the disease. Director Ben Steele joins HuffPost Live to discuss his documentary.

Controversial Breastfeeding Meme?

The Doctors discuss a photo that recently went viral of a toddler pretending to breastfeed his newborn sibling, which has caused some divided opinions.

Clear Your Mind with Mindful Meditation

Meditation isn't just a passing fad or something only yogis practice. It's something we all can and should do. By learning to pay attention to your body and emotions, you can begin to live a healthier more fulfilling life. Work up to twenty minutes of meditation per day and begin to enjoy these perks.

Clear Your Mind with Mindful Meditation

Meditation isn’t just a passing fad or something only yogis practice. It's something we all can and should do. By learning to pay attention to your body and emotions, you can begin to live a healthier more fulfilling life. Work up to twenty minutes of meditation per day and begin to enjoy these perks.

Internet Addiction and Mental Health

Being constantly connected may have a negative impact on mental health, a new study finds.

Internet Addiction and Mental Health

Being constantly connected may have a negative impact on mental health, a new study finds.

Live in the Here & Now

If you wake up each morning and worry about the past or are constantly questioning your future, know that you are putting yourself at a greater risk of suffering from depression and anxiety. Stop doubting yourself and throw out the stress ball. Here are certain techniques and lifestyle changes you can make to live in the 'here and now.'

Live in the Here & Now

If you wake up each morning and worry about the past or are constantly questioning your future, know that you are putting yourself at a greater risk of suffering from depression and anxiety. Stop doubting yourself and throw out the stress ball. Here are certain techniques and lifestyle changes you can make to live in the 'here and now.'

Car Crash Survivor Gets PTSD Injection

Bethany began struggling with PTSD after surviving a horrific car crash that she talked about on The Doctors last year . The Doctors sent her to Dr. Eugene Lipov to try out the new stellate ganglion block injection to help her symptoms. See how Bethany's doing today.

Car Crash Survivor Gets PTSD Injection

Bethany began struggling with PTSD after surviving a horrific car crash that she talked about on The Doctors last year . The Doctors sent her to Dr. Eugene Lipov to try out the new stellate ganglion block injection to help her symptoms. See how Bethany’s doing today.

Rich People Problems

Wealth therapist Clay Cockrell talks to The Doctors about his unique career providing the 1% with therapy tailored to their needs.

Rich People Problems

Wealth therapist Clay Cockrell talks to The Doctors about his unique career providing the 1% with therapy tailored to their needs.

Actor Terry Crews Opens Up About His Addiction

Actor Terry Crews recently revealed an addiction that sent him to rehab. The Doctors and psychotherapist Stacy Kaiser talks about his road to recovery.

Actor Terry Crews Opens Up About His Addiction

Actor Terry Crews recently revealed an addiction that sent him to rehab. The Doctors and psychotherapist Stacy Kaiser talks about his road to recovery.

Walking as Effective as Meds in Treating Depression, Expert Says

Dr. John Ratey says that the simple act of walking can be as effective as antidepressants in treating some forms of depression.

Walking as Effective as Meds in Treating Depression, Expert Says

Dr. John Ratey says that the simple act of walking can be as effective as antidepressants in treating some forms of depression.

Heal Your Feelings

Believe it or not, our emotions can affect our physical health! Positive feelings keep us in great shape, while negative emotions can make us sick! Here are some tips to live by so you're always feeling your best.

Kardashian Family Beginning To Worry About Kanye West

Kanye West's recent rants has his wife and family worried.

Here's The Real Truth About Mental Health In Children

Right now, one in ten children have a mental health condition. Despite this, we still don't know how to talk about it openly and honestly. In this video, primary school children and Huff Post UK staff join forces to present the real truth about mental health in young children and issue a call to action asking people to change the way we approach the subject.

How I Broke The Cycle Of Addiction In My Family

Jane started drinking and smoking when she was five-years-old. Her addiction progressed well into her teens and continued even after she started a family at the age of 23. Although they kept up appearances, addiction soon started taking its toll on the children. Persia, Jane's daughter, knew from a very young age that something wasn't quite right. In this video, mum and daughter tell us what happened behind closed doors and how the family finally broke the cycle of addiction.

The Importance of Breaking the Silence Around Mental Health Issues

Jonny Benjamin became a viral sensation when he launched #FindMike, a campaign to find the man who stopped him jumping off a bridge aged 20. But Jonny had struggled in silence with mental health issues from age ten, facing stigma that stopped him dealing with his thoughts and feelings. After he used his own experience to develop pioneering workshops for schools, giving children the chance to talk about their emotions in the same way we talk about physical

Surviving My Childhood Battle With Mental Health

Four personal stories of young people who suffered from poor mental health during primary school. Teenagers, Jack, Aaliyah, Sai and Rebecca, had tough childhoods, battling anorexia, bullying, suicide attempts and the voices in their heads. Each one has successfully come through it and is here to tell their intimate story of struggle and survival.

The Art Room

In 2002, Juli Beattie founded The Art Room - a charity offering art as therapy to children experiencing emotional and behavioural difficulties. Today, the organisation works with 850 vulnerable children and young people, helping them overcome their fears and pursue their future with confidence. We take a look at what happens during each session and hear from the children whose lives have been changed by the Art Room.

Heavy Smoker Suffers Heart Attack at 28

The Doctors meet with Shelly, a young woman who suffered a near-fatal heart attack at the age of 28 due to being a heavy smoker. To see if The Doctors can help her kick her nicotine addiction, click here .

Young Heart Attack Survivor Seeks Treatment for Smoking

Shelly suffered a near-fatal heart attack at the age of 28 due to being a heavy smoker. The Doctors send her to meet with interventional cardiologist Dr. Mehran Khorsandi, and Rocky Rosen, a man known as "the cigarette whisperer." To see if they were able to help Shelly kick the habit, click here .

Can a Young Heart Attack Survivor Kick Her Nicotine Habit?

Shelly suffered a near-fatal heart attack at the age of 28 due to being a heavy smoker. See the special surprises The Doctors have in store to help her overcome her nicotine addiction.

Mayo Clinic Minute: Barbie Gets a Makeover

If you open up the toy boxes of many American girls, you will likely find Barbie dolls. Barbie has been around since 1959, and now she is getting a major makeover. Mayo Clinic Psychologist Dr. Jordan Rullo says the new Barbies are a welcome change, because the traditional dolls, with their super-skinny bodies, are not what most women look like. And that thin ideal could possibly have a negative impact on self-esteem and body image.

Heavy Smoker Suffers Heart Attack at 28

The Doctors meet with Shelly, a young woman who suffered a near-fatal heart attack at the age of 28 due to being a heavy smoker. To see if The Doctors can help her kick her nicotine addiction, click here .

Young Heart Attack Survivor Seeks Treatment for Smoking

Shelly suffered a near-fatal heart attack at the age of 28 due to being a heavy smoker. The Doctors send her to meet with interventional cardiologist Dr. Mehran Khorsandi, and Rocky Rosen, a man known as “the cigarette whisperer.” To see if they were able to help Shelly kick the habit, click here .

Can a Young Heart Attack Survivor Kick Her Nicotine Habit?

Shelly suffered a near-fatal heart attack at the age of 28 due to being a heavy smoker. See the special surprises The Doctors have in store to help her overcome her nicotine addiction.

Heal Your Feelings

Believe it or not, our emotions can affect our physical health! Positive feelings keep us in great shape, while negative emotions can make us sick! Here are some tips to live by so you're always feeling your best.

Mayo Clinic Minute: Barbie Gets a Makeover

If you open up the toy boxes of many American girls, you will likely find Barbie dolls. Barbie has been around since 1959, and now she is getting a major makeover. Mayo Clinic Psychologist Dr. Jordan Rullo says the new Barbies are a welcome change, because the traditional dolls, with their super-skinny bodies, are not what most women look like. And that thin ideal could possibly have a negative impact on self-esteem and body image.

Alcohol, Caffeine, & Opioids: What Happens When You're Hooked?

Withdrawal is a painful experience when someone stops taking a drug. What makes its symptoms so awful?

Alcohol, Caffeine, & Opioids: What Happens When You're Hooked?

Withdrawal is a painful experience when someone stops taking a drug. What makes its symptoms so awful?

Teens Die from Drinking a Deadly Cocktail

The Doctors discuss the tragic story of two teenage boys who died recently after drinking a deadly cocktail. The ingredients will shock you.

Teens Die from Drinking a Deadly Cocktail

The Doctors discuss the tragic story of two teenage boys who died recently after drinking a deadly cocktail. The ingredients will shock you.

Kardashian Family Beginning To Worry About Kanye West

Kanye West's recent rants has his wife and family worried.

Sexual Assault Survivors Find Healing Power in Yoga

Zabie Yamasaki created a yoga class to help survivors of violence reconnect with their bodies.

Quand les enfants sont sexuellement intrusifs

Certains enfants franchissent la limite de la simple exploration sexuelle et se transforment en agresseur.

Ma Maladie Mentale: Marie-Claude Savard

L'animatrice Marie-Claude Savard se confie sur ses dures années d'adolescence, alors qu'elle a fait une sévère dépression.

Here's The Real Truth About Mental Health In Children

Right now, one in ten children have a mental health condition. Despite this, we still don't know how to talk about it openly and honestly. In this video, primary school children and Huff Post UK staff join forces to present the real truth about mental health in young children and issue a call to action asking people to change the way we approach the subject.

How I Broke The Cycle Of Addiction In My Family

Jane started drinking and smoking when she was five-years-old. Her addiction progressed well into her teens and continued even after she started a family at the age of 23. Although they kept up appearances, addiction soon started taking its toll on the children. Persia, Jane’s daughter, knew from a very young age that something wasn't quite right. In this video, mum and daughter tell us what happened behind closed doors and how the family finally broke the cycle of addiction.

The Importance of Breaking the Silence Around Mental Health Issues

Jonny Benjamin became a viral sensation when he launched #FindMike, a campaign to find the man who stopped him jumping off a bridge aged 20. But Jonny had struggled in silence with mental health issues from age ten, facing stigma that stopped him dealing with his thoughts and feelings. After he used his own experience to develop pioneering workshops for schools, giving children the chance to talk about their emotions in the same way we talk about physical

10 Phobias That Can Kill You

What would you do if you had a crippling phobia of something that's pretty essential to everyday life? like eating, sleeping or even washing?

The Duchess of Cambridge Supports Children's Mental Health Week 2016

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, Royal Patron of children's mental health charity Place2Be, has recorded a special video message to help launch Children's Mental Health Week 2016 (8-14 February) which this year focuses on the importance of building children's resilience and their ability to cope with life's stressful situations.

Laugh Your Way To Happiness

As a part of the HuffPost Happiness Challenge, a few of our editors joined a laughter yoga class given by instructor Francine Shore at The Laughter Yoga Salon. Laughing is known to have several health benefits, including improving your immune system, relieving pain, reducing stress and boosting your mood.

Should Pill Addicts Be Able to Sue Doctors Who Over-Prescribe?

The Doctors discuss a new law in West Virginia aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse that allows addicts to sue the doctors who got them hooked. Will the legislation bring an end to pill mills, or merely give addicts someone to blame?

Why It's Important to Be a Friend to Yourself

If you're someone who is constantly taking care of others, Juan Felipe Herrera shares why you should take some time out for yourself.

Why Being Alone Leads To Healthier Relationships

Jen Richards explains that being alone is not the same as being lonely, and how spending time with yourself can actually make you a better partner.

This Surprising Video Shows How Depression Isn't Always Obvious

Why you can't judge a book by it's cover.

Olly Alexander Talks to Owen Jones About Mental Health

Olly Alexander, the frontman of electronica trio Years & Years, has been battling mental health problems since his early teens. Here, he tells Owen Jones about the treatment he has received, including counselling, therapy and a 'cocktail of drugs' to control his depression and anxiety. A longer version of this interview is available on Owen Jones's YouTube channel.

Should Pill Addicts Be Able to Sue Doctors Who Over-Prescribe?

The Doctors discuss a new law in West Virginia aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse that allows addicts to sue the doctors who got them hooked. Will the legislation bring an end to pill mills, or merely give addicts someone to blame?

Dr. Phil Sued by Former Employee for False Imprisonment & Wrongful Termination

Dr. Phil McGraw allegedly locked more than 300 employees in a room and yelled at them.

Disturbing Video of Baby Born Addicted to Heroin

Every 19 minutes a child in the US is born with an opioid addiction that they inherited from their drug-addicted mother. See the shocking video of a baby born addicted to heroin. Then, listen as The Doctors talk to a former addict named Katy, who used drugs throughout her pregnancy.

Young Woman Says Social Anxiety Is Ruining Her Life

The Doctors are joined by behavioral expert Gary Coxe to help a young woman suffering from severe social anxiety and a verbal disorder. To meet Morgan and see how she's doing today, click here .

Young Woman Seeks Help for Severe Social Anxiety

The Doctors are joined by behavioral expert Gary Coxe to help a young woman suffering from severe social anxiety and a verbal disorder.

Disturbing Video of Baby Born Addicted to Heroin

Every 19 minutes a child in the US is born with an opioid addiction that they inherited from their drug-addicted mother. See the shocking video of a baby born addicted to heroin. Then, listen as The Doctors talk to a former addict named Katy, who used drugs throughout her pregnancy.

Flavored E-Cigarettes and Kids

Ads for flavored e-cigarettes increase children's interest in trying the products, a study finds.

Driver Snorts Cocaine During Traffic Stop

The Doctors discuss the story of a 73-year-old man who reportedly snorted cocaine after being pulled over for driving without his headlights on.

3 Ways To Boost Your Mood And Kick 'Blue Monday' In Its Butt

Blue Monday may be a term coined by a travel agency but if you're feeling down in January, here are three ways to boost your mood.

Flavored E-Cigarettes and Kids

Ads for flavored e-cigarettes increase children’s interest in trying the products, a study finds.

What to Do When a Friend Is In Crisis

Jen Richards shares her top tips for helping a friend find hope and comfort during their darkest moments.

If You Are Sad and You Know It, Click These Apps

Feeling blue lately? Well, here are 3 apps for your smartphone that can put a smile on your face. Who would have thought a click of a button could get you feeling more positive!

Knock out Your Worries

Worrying can overcome you with anxiety and leave you feeling exhausted. But with a few strategies, you can eliminate worrying and focus on positive feelings.

What People Who Go to Therapy Want You to Know

"Going to therapy is like getting a PhD in who you are."

If I Could Speak to My Mental Disorder

What would you say if you could speak to your mental disorder?

3 Effective Home Cold and Flu Remedies

Modern cold & flu remedies can have a list of ingredients you can't pronounce and side effects you don't want, so why not heal yourself the old-fashioned way with foods from your own kitchen. The List's Donna Ruko and Doctor Susan Wilder have some DIY Quil you may want to give a try on the To Do List.

Reality Stars Open Up About Vasectomy Reversal

In a Doctors' Exclusive, Gretchen Rossi and fianc Slade Smiley of "The Real Housewives of Orange Country" open up about Slade's recent vasectomy reversal and their struggle to conceive. Joining them is Urologist Dr. Aaron Spitz, who performed Slade's procedure. To hear Dr. Spitz explain how a reverse vasectomy works, click here .

'The Science of Us' Episode 16: How to Be Happier on Vacation

A few tips for a better vacation experience.

What It's Like to Hear 'Just Get Better'

'This is not possible!'

New Research and Insight Into Bipolar I Disorder

Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered a series of proteins that could help identify a mood disorder called bipolar I. As doctors explain in a news release on the study, if the sample can be validated, it could lead to a new tool in bipolar treatment. Jeff Olsen has more in this Mayo Clinic Minute.

How the SGB Injection Has Revolutionized PTSD Treatment

Dr. Eugene Lipov explains the ease of receiving the stellate ganglion block injection, as well as how the procedure has revolutionized treatment for PTSD/PTSI.

War Veteran Receives SGB Injection to Treat PTSD

Afghanistan war veteran Matt meets with Dr. Eugene Lipov to receive the stellate ganglion block (SGB) injection to treat PTSD. Hear how it's changed his life. To learn how the injection has revolutionized PTSD/PTSI treatment, click here .

War Veteran Seeks Treatment for PTSD

Afghanistan war veteran Matt has been suffering from PTSD for over 7 years and has decided to receive the stellate ganglion block (SGB) injection, an FDA-approved treatment developed by Dr. Eugene Lipov. Click here to see how he's doing today.

Why Students Should Think Twice Before Taking Amphetamines

Some students are taking a drug called amphetamine to get good grades. But what is the drug and is it dangerous?

If Depression Were a Monster

My depression never leaves me alone.

UV Robots Zap Hospital Germs

A new government report this month says the rate of hospital-acquired infections has dropped 17 percent since 2010. Unfortunately, the rate held steady last year, and it's estimated that 1 in 10 patients will still contract an infection while hospitalized in the United States. Mayo Clinic has been testing a high-tech solution. Here's Dennis Douda with today's Mayo Clinic Minute.

3 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Mood Today

Feeling overwhelmed can easily put you in a bad mood, but with a few cool tips, you can go from negative to positive in minutes. Here are 3 things you can do to drastically improve your mood.

A Journey with Depression - Mayo Clinic

Many people suffer from the deep sadness, loss of interest and hopelessness associated with depression. Ruth nearly lost her life to depression. But because she survived, she's determined to spread the message that even when things seem very dark, there is hope. She wants more people to talk about the stigma and struggles associated with depression.

Portrayals Of Mental Illness On TV

According to a new article on Vulture.com, 2015 was "the year mental illness finally got some respect on TV." When did these more respectful portrayals start, and what impact does this have on the way we view real-life mental health issues?

Marijuana and Its Effect on Academic Performance

How does marijuana affect a college student's GPA?

How To Make a Tissue Paper Garland

This adorable garland is easy to make and is perfect for parties, holidays and more.

How To Create A Beautiful Table Setting

Setting a gorgeous table for your holiday dinner party is as easy as following a few simple guidelines. Try this festive theme, which covers ideas for everything from plates and napkins to center pieces.

How to Make a Basic Napkin Fold

Create an elegant napkin fold in just three steps.

How To Create A Basic Centerpiece

You only need three items to make a gorgeous focal point for your dinner table.

Left Behind: In The Wake Of An Overdose

In the midst of America's drug epidemic, losing loved ones to drug overdose is a reality for many families. HuffPost Live sat down with grieving families and recovering addicts to discuss the dangers of drug addiction.

Man Tries to Break Into Jail by Crashing Into Doors, Climbing Fence

A man tried to break into a prison to visit friends by crashing his car into the doors and attempting to climb a barbed wire fence. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

How To Wrap an Oddly Shaped Gift

Not sure how to tackle those awkward corners and curves? Save yourself time and wrapping paper with this easy demO.

How To Wrap an Oversized Box

Save yourself time and wrapping paper with this easy demO.

Colonel Explains Why Meditation Should Be Incorporated In The Military

Col. Brian Rees explains why meditation should be incorporated into the military.

How Meditation Could Help Ease Mounting Tensions Overseas

John Hagelin and Bob Roth explain how transcendental meditation could help the fight against terrorism.

Vaccine for Heroin Addiction - The Real Cure

Listen to Dr Koplow's discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, Child and Adolescent Psychologist, Co-Founder of the Child and Teen Success Centers in NY and NJ, about the new vaccine in testing to treat heroine addiction.

Should Former Coach Battling Alcoholism Have Been Fired?

The Doctors continue their discussion of the recent firing of USC football coach Steve Sarkisian, who is battling an addiction to alcohol. Sarkisian subsequently filed a lawsuit against the university alleging discrimination and breach of contract. If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, please click here for resources.

This Is What I Live With - Anxiety

One in four Australians will experience some form of anxiety disorder in their lifetime. Here, people have been diagnosed with anxiety share their experiences.

Breast-Conserving Therapy

Breast-conserving surgery may improve overall survival in early breast cancer.

How Sharing Stories Of Depression Can Help You Heal

Mental health awareness advocate and author Joshua Rivedal is on a mission to help millions suffering from mental illness by inviting them to share their stories. He joins us to discuss #WhatsWorking and his new book, "The i'Mpossible Project."

Bullying and Mental Health

Engaging in or being exposed to bullying behavior in childhood increases risk of psychiatric disorders later in life, a new study finds.

How To Make a Wintry Ornament

Turn clear glass ornaments into a personalized work of art with this easy demo.

How To Make a Wintry Ornament

Turn clear glass ornaments into a personalized work of art with this easy demo.

How To Make a Snowy Day Ornament

Large flake sea salt, a toy truck, a miniature tree and baker's twine come together to create an adorable ornament perfect for the tree this holiday season. Try making a few to give as party favors at your next winter gathering.

2 Easy Tips For More Instagram Likes

Follow these rules for a cohesive, scroll-worthy Instagram.

Kanye West's Reported Trick to Manage Stress

Rage rooms, a designated area where one can break everything in sight, are growing in popularity across the country as a way to help relieve stress. Even rapper Kanye West reportedly has one in his home! Watch as plastic surgeon Andrew Ordon lets it all out in The Doctors' own rage room.

Mommy Blogger Makes Child Sick on Purpose

The Doctors discuss several cases of mommy bloggers who make their children sick on purpose to gain sympathy online. Learn more about the unusual mental illness, called Munchausen syndrome by proxy, which could have caused their behavior.

Catch a Touchdown Pass from Tom Brady!? to Support (RED)

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Get Rid Of The Clothes You Hate

You'll love this excuse to get rid of old clothes and buy new pieces you love. Marcy Guevara explains how a new outfit can boost your confidence and break bad habits.

How Spirituality Can Protect You

Dr. Lisa Miller explains how spirituality can be a safeguard against depression and everyday stress.

Can Woman's Extreme Dog Phobia Be Cured?

Jaseena says she's been terrified of dogs since she was a small child. The Doctors enlisted author and life coach Gary Coxe to help her overcome her debilitating fear. See how she's doing after just 30 minutes in The Doctors' Panic Room.

Woman with Extreme Dog Phobia Asks The Doctors for Help

Jaseena says she's been terrified of dogs since she was a child. Her phobia is so strong, she finds it difficult to walk around her own neighborhood. Desperate for a solution, Jaseena reaches out to The Doctors to help her overcome her fear.

Top 5 Facts About Autism

Autism is growing at a faster rate in the United States than any other developmental disability - it's common enough that even Sesame Street has started teaching kids about it.

'Teen Mom' Star Receives Startling Diagnosis

After a doctor diagnosed her with bipolar disorder, 'Teen Mom' star Kailyn says she began treatment for the disorder but felt that something wasn't right. She reached out to 'The Doctors' for a second opinion and met with psychiatrist Shahla Modir. Find out what Dr. Modir says about Kailyn's mental health.

'Teen Mom' Star Misdiagnosed with Mental Illness?

Kailyn, a mother of two who starred on season two of the hit show 'Teen Mom,' reaches out to 'The Doctors' for a second opinion after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

Man Suffers From Insatiable Eating Disorder

Michelle's 20-year-old son, Tyler, was born with Prader Willi syndrome, a rare condition that causes uncontrollable hunger. Learn more about Prader Willi syndrome, and hear how it has affected this family's life.

Eating Disorder Compels Man to Steal Food

Tyler, 20, suffers from a rare disorder called Prader Willi syndrome, which causes uncontrollable hunger. His mother, Michelle, and sister, Chelsea, describe the terrifying night they awoke to discover he had escaped their home and was arrested for breaking into a neighbor's house to steal food.

Rare Eating Disorder as Legal Defense?

Attorneys Areva Martin and Raymond Allen discuss the legal complications of the case against Tyler, a 20-year-old man with Prader Willi syndrome who broke into a neighbor's home to steal food. Tyler's family argues he shouldn't be charged with a crime due to his disorder, which causes uncontrollable hunger.

Talking to Children About Tragedy

In light of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, France, psychotherapist Stacy Kaiser discusses the best ways to talk to your kids about tragic events in the news.

On This International Men's Day, Let's Talk About Mental Health

Nov. 19 is International Men's Day. This year, the Huffington Post Canada spoke to experts on how to tackle the issues behind mental health.

Treating Major Depressive Disorder

Bright light box therapy is an effective treatment for depression, a new study finds.

Kevin Swain's Message To Men With Depression: "You're Not Alone"

Kevin Swain toured Iraq and Iran in 1988 as part of Canada's peace keeping force but when he returned home he nearly loss everything. This is his message to anyone dealing with mental health issues and feeling alone.

Aquadoodle Part Two

Aquadoodle day out with TOMY toys

Woman Survives Acid Attack by Ex-Boyfriend

A young mother recounts the harrowing details of the vicious attack by an ex-boyfriend, who threw sulfuric acid in her face, causing devastating burns to 20 percent of her body. Click here to find out how she's doing today.

Woman Burned by Acid Attack Shares Update

A young mother, who suffered devastating burns to 20 percent of her body when an ex-boyfriend threw acid in her face, joins The Doctors to share how she is doing two and a half years after the attack. Plus, find out what happened to the ex-boyfriend. If you or someone you love is in an abusive relationship and needs help, please contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.

New Drug Crisis on the Horizon?

Learn about ayahuasca, a plant-based drug that supposedly purges the body of toxins by causing violent retching. As OB-GYN Jennifer Ashton notes, just because something is all natural, doesn't make it safe!

Synthetic Marijuana Use on the Rise

The Doctors discuss the rise in the use of dangerous synthetic drugs. Learn the risks associated with these illegal substances.

Doctor Found Guilty of Murder by Over-Prescribing Medications

Dr. Lisa Tseng was recently found guilty of second degree murder in the deaths of three patients, including Joey Rovero . Dr. Tseng was also convicted on 21 counts of over-prescribing drugs, including highly addictive pain killers, and could be sentenced to life in prison. Click here to hear an exclusive interview with Joey's parents.

How to Create a Centerpiece Using Fresh Produce

Clover Chadwick, owner of Dandelion Ranch, demonstrates an easy way to transform fresh produce into a beautiful display for your next party.

Woman Can't Stop Pulling Out Her Hair

Meet Valerie, a young woman who began pulling out her hair at age 12 and has been unable to stop, despite the negative effects to her health and emotional well-being. Learn more about the rare condition afflicting her, called trichotillomania, and find out if there's hope for her recovery.

Treating Caffeine Intoxication

Cognitive-behavioral therapy may help adults with caffeine use disorder.

Living With Trichotillomania Means Literally Pulling Your Hair Out

Mental health advocate Julia Mason discusses living with her cumpulsive urge to pull her hair out, and how she copes.

The Doctors Stage Intervention for Woman Battling Deadly Eating Disorders

The Doctors sit down with Christina, who says she has been struggling with anorexia and bulimia since she was 14 years old. Her family members fear she will die if she doesn't change her ways. Click here to find out what additional obstacles stand in her way of getting better.

Woman Battling Life-Threatening Eating Disorder and Drug Addiction

The Doctors give an ultimatum to Christina, who says she's been struggling with anorexia, bulimia, and cocaine addiction for years. Is she ready to finally change her ways?

Battling Drug Addiction and an Eating Disorder

Christina says she has been struggling with anorexia and bulimia for more than half her life. Hear how her addiction to cocaine has impacted her disordered eating. Click here to find out if Christina will accept help to overcome her eating disorder and drug addiction.

Cut Calories at Lunch

ER physician Travis Stork shares a simple swap to save almost 100 calories at lunchtime. Find out what it is!

What Sleep Type Is Your Man?

Which one of these seven sleep types is your significant other? We consulted the latest research on sleep to give you insight into your man's sleeping pattern, and what it says about his health.

Making New Friends Through Entertaining

See how inviting a few strangers to your next dinner party is one of the easiest ways to make new friends.

Why Women Are Hardwired For Spirituality

Dr. Lisa Miller explains how women can use their natural predisposition to be spiritual to help society and live a more fulfilling life.

How Injection Treatment Can Help Cure PTSD

Afghanistan war veteran Clint joins The Doctors today to share how receiving a stellate ganglion block injection treatment for his PTSD has changed his life. Plus, Dr. Eugene Lipov explains how the injection has revolutionized the treatment of PTSD.

Veteran Suffering from PTSD Undergoes Groundbreaking Injection Treatment

Afghanistan war veteran Clint says he suffered from severe post-traumatic stress after returning home from combat. When he learned about a stellate ganglion block injection treatment, featured on The Doctors in November 2014 , Clint was hopeful he'd finally find a way to return to his old self. Click here to hear how Clint is doing today.

The Key Thing You're Missing If You Want Amazing Abs

Incorporate these three variations of the side plank into your workout for better, faster results.

5 Mind Tricks to Be More Productive Today!

Can't seem to check one task off your to-do list at work? No problem! Add these 5 tricks into your work routine for improved work performance. And guess what, day dreaming is totally okay!

8 Ways to Live Your Best Life

Get out there and live your best life!

Simple Steps for Creating a Tablescape/Party Favor

Invite your friends over for dinner and send them home with these adorable flower arrangements you can make in just a few minutes.

A Great Way To Organize Your Medicine Cabinet

Put items in your medicine cabinet like this to instantly cut down on clutter.

Tools and Tricks Teens Are Using to Hide Drugs

Could your teen be using illicit drugs right under your nose? The Doctors share the latest tools and tricks teens are using to hide drugs and drug paraphernalia. Click here to learn the signs of drug abuse that every parent should know.

Dr. Phil Explains Body Integrity Identity Disorder

Jewel, a woman who put drain cleaner in her eyes to destroy her vision, says she has always felt she should have been born blind. Special guest Dr. Phil McGraw explains the rare condition known as body integrity identity disorder. Click here to listen to The Doctors debate this controversial diagnosis.

Debating the Medical Ethics of Assisting a Patient with BIID

Body integrity identity disorder is a condition in which a healthy person believes that he or she is meant to be disabled. People with this condition often seek to harm themselves to attain their desired disability. The Doctors and Dr. Phil discuss the ethical dilemma facing medical professionals who encounter BIID patients.

Why Did This Woman Purposefully Blind Herself?

In a The Doctors and Dr. Phil exclusive, meet Jewel, a woman who chose to blind herself by putting drain cleaner in her eyes to destroy her vision. And, ophthalmologist Kerry Assil assesses the damage to her eyes. Click here to watch Dr. Phil explain body integrity identity disorder.

How Do Steroids Make You Big?

Steroids have been a huge issue in professional sports but how do they affect your body exactly?

How Does Marijuana Affect Your Brain?

The large debate over the legality of Mary Jane aside, we delved into the different ways that smoking and eating marijuana can affect you.

One Tool to Transform Your Body

Flat, strong abs are on a lot of people's body wish lists, but only a fraction of those people are doing the right workouts to sculpt, tone, and slim down. Traditional crunches and ab exercises only target a handful of the muscles in your core, so to take your workouts to the next level, you need a tool that will help you get your whole body involved. This ab roller is specially designed to work with arm, core, lower body, and back workouts.

Why This Salon Owner Started A Dad Braiding 101 Class From NY to Denver

From New York to Denver, fathers are learning how to make braids, pony tails and French twists, things long considered "mom's job." Nancy talks to salon owner Cozy Friedman and some of her dad-daughter students about Dad Braids 101.

Tools and Tricks Teens Are Using to Hide Drugs

Could your teen be using illicit drugs right under your nose? The Doctors share the latest tools and tricks teens are using to hide drugs and drug paraphernalia. Click here to learn the signs of drug abuse that every parent should know.

How Do Steroids Make You Big?

Steroids have been a huge issue in professional sports but how do they affect your body exactly?

How Does Marijuana Affect Your Brain?

The large debate over the legality of Mary Jane aside, we delved into the different ways that smoking and eating marijuana can affect you.

How a Spiritual Life Can Fight Depression W/ Dr. Lisa Miller

Dr. Lisa Miller explains the scientific ways spirituality affects our brains, including how developing our spiritual side can produce results as powerful as taking a prescription drug.

Can Ketamine Injections Cure Treatment-Resistant Depression?

Julie says she has suffered with clinical depression almost her entire life. Although her daily dose of antidepressant medication helps her function fairly normally, she says she continues to feel the "heaviness" of depression every day. Watch as Julie undergoes a new, controversial treatment for depression, which involves injecting the anesthetic medication ketamine. Click here to hear how she feels after two treatments.

Woman Shares Her Experience Undergoing Ketamine Injections for Depression

Julie, who says she has suffered with clinical depression almost her entire life, recently underwent two ketamine injection treatments to treat her condition. She joins The Doctors to share her experience with the controversial new treatment. Click here to watch as psychiatrist Dr. Shahla Modir and anesthesiologist and founder of the Ketamine Clinics of Los Angeles, Dr. Steven Mandel, debate the effectiveness of ketamine injections.

Debating the Effectiveness of Ketamine Injections for Treating Depression

Anesthesiologist and founder of the Ketamine Clinics of Los Angeles, Dr. Steven Mandel, and psychiatrist Dr. Shala Modir debate whether ketamine injections, which have not been approved by the FDA for use in the treatment of depression, are actually effective in curbing the symptoms of the painful condition.

7 Flu Fighting Tips For Every Room In Your Home

If one person in your family comes down with the flu, it can take just a few hours for the virus to spread. Stop germs in their tracks and keep everyone healthy this season with these room-by-room strategies.

Razor Blades Found In Halloween Candy

Police are urging parents to inspect their children's Halloween candy after razor blades were discovered in their chocolates.

I Survived a Suicide Attempt

'You are worth your life.'

Drs. Rx: Stress-Busting Tips

The Doctors producer Leslie describes how she feels after using a new at-home electric shock device to reduce stress. Plus, ER physician Travis Stork shares simple tips to help you feel calmer in minutes.

Cocaine Can Rot Your Skin

Another reason to just say no: The Doctors warn that nearly 70 percent of cocaine being sold in the United States may be tainted with a chemical that causes human skin to rot. Learn more.

Mom's the Word: Piercing Your Baby's Ears

Moms weigh in on why they are piercing their babies' ears at a young age.

Study Finds Talking Back Is Healthy for Kids

When your child talks back it may be your first instinct to shut that behavior down, but some experts are saying that it may lead to them being more successful adults.

How These Schools Help Students Overcome Substance Abuse

Traci Bowermaster, Dr. Andy Finch and Dr. Adi Jaffe explain what a recovery school is and reveal how their helping students conquer their substance abuse issues.

The Difference Between Adolescent Substance Abuse And Adult Addiction

Dr. Adi Jaffe explains some of the key differences between substance abuse as an adolescent and addiction as an adult.

Helping Young Addicts Beyond Rehab

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports drug use is highest among people in their late teens and twenties, but there's hope for those seeking treatment. We discuss #WhatsWorking with recovery programs and the best ways to help young addicts.

Helping Young Addicts Beyond Rehab

The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports drug use is highest among people in their late teens and twenties, but there's hope for those seeking treatment. We discuss #WhatsWorking with recovery programs and the best ways to help young addicts.

How These Schools Help Students Overcome Substance Abuse

Traci Bowermaster, Dr. Andy Finch and Dr. Adi Jaffe explain what a recovery school is and reveal how their helping students conquer their substance abuse issues.

The Difference Between Adolescent Substance Abuse And Adult Addiction

Dr. Adi Jaffe explains some of the key differences between substance abuse as an adolescent and addiction as an adult.

Marijuana and Schizophrenia Connection

Dr. Koplow's discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D Child and Adolescent Psychologist, about marijuana and its connection with schizophrenia.

Coping with the Loss of a Pet

Plastic surgeon Andrew Ordon recently lost his beloved bulldog, Lulu. Veterinarian Courtney Campbell offers advice on coping with the loss of a pet. For support dealing with the loss of a pet, call the ASPCA Pet Loss Hotline at (877) GRIEF-10.

Can a Rodent Phobia Be Cured?

A mom with a crippling phobia of rodents reaches out to The Doctors for help. Behavioral expert Gary Coxe takes her into The Doctors' Panic Room to help her overcome her debilitating fear.

Stress Could Be Impacting The Way You See The World

Author Jamie Holmes explains how stress could be impacting how you see the world.

How To Make Peace With Ambiguity In Your Life

Jamie Holmes explains how you can make peace with ambiguity in your life.

Op-Ed: Why Are We Still Stigmatizing Mental Illness?

"When you have the flu, you go see a doctor. That same standard should apply to mental health."

These Celebrities Are Removing The Stigma Around Mental Health

These stars are opening up about their mental health.

The Truth Behind Health Claims of Garcinia Cambogia

The Doctors reveal the truth behind purported health benefits of taking garcinia cambogia nutrition supplements. Does it really help you lose weight?

Study Says People Who Take Their Coffee Black Have Sadistic Tendencies

A fondness for black coffee could reveal the drinker's dark side. Austrian researchers at Innsbruck University found that people who prefer bitter tastes ? like coffee and tonic water? are more likely to be vain, selfish, manipulative, even sadistic and pschopathic. The Innsbruck study involved 1,000 people, including students and prison inmates, who were asked to rate for preferences and to complete tests for personality traits, such as aggression. Subjects assessed such statements as "Given

Kids Help Phone Targets At-Risk Teen Boys

Bro Talk is a new service that is aiming to get boys aged 14-18 to talk about mental health issues

The Politics Of Federal Food Policy

New dietary guidelines are due out later this year, but just how political is the process of deciding which guidelines work best? We speak with health experts and nutritionists about the best ways to handle food policy.

What Goes Into Developing Our Dietary Guidelines

David H. Freedman, Joe Holder and Gena Hamshaw explains hat goes into developing our dietary guidelines.

Should We All Adopt A Universal Diet?

Gena Hamshaw and Joe Holder share their thoughts on universal diets.

Positive Thoughts May Help Treat Depression

Dr. Koplow's discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D and child and adolescent psychologist, about how positive thoughts can treat depression.

Target Won't Stop Selling Syringe Pens in Heroin-Plagued Community

Parents in New Hampshire want a local Target to stop selling pens that look like syringes. As Mara Montalbano (@maramontalbano) explains, the product may seem insensitive to a community dealing with a heroin epidemic.

Target Won't Stop Selling Syringe Pens in Heroin-Plagued Community

Parents in New Hampshire want a local Target to stop selling pens that look like syringes. As Mara Montalbano (@maramontalbano) explains, the product may seem insensitive to a community dealing with a heroin epidemic.

I'm Bipolar, but I'm Not...

People talk about the stereotypes and stigmas surrounding Bipolar Disorder.

HPL Takes On: Trapped Inside Our Minds

From admitting depression to seeking help to caring and loving someone with the illness, HuffPost Live takes a closer look at the depths of depression.

Marijuana, Alcohol and DUI Risk

A 12-year-old's attitude about marijuana may determine his DUI risk at 16, a new study finds.

Australian Fitness Juggernaut Emily Skye On Overcoming Depression, Abuse

Emily Skye is an Australia health and fitness role model. She has developed her own F.I.T fitness program and has over 5 million social media followers. In this interview, Emily opens about how she overcame depression and used exercise and healthy living to enhance her appreciation of life.

The Best Way to Deal When You're Waiting for Big News

Turns out your pessimistic side can help you out when waiting to hear big news. Dr. Kate Sweeney, Associate Professor of Psychology at UC Riverside, explains how to stay calm during those stressful waiting periods.

A 3 Day Food-Based Cleanse Anyone Can Do

If you've been curious to try a cleanse but don't think your busy lifestyle can support an all juice diet for three days, we have good news. This metabolism kit from Urban Remedy combines the benefits of cleansing with solid food, so you can detox, lose weight, and get on the path to healthier living, all without testing your willpower.

Your Morning Coffee Has Met Its Matcha

It's time to trade your morning coffee for matcha. Known as the pearl of green tea, matcha boosts your metabolism and it keeps you awake and alert with the afternoon crash. But it's not just a beverage. Even if you're not into tea, Aiya's cooking grade matcha is a powder that you can use in smoothies, or even in baking. It's the ultimate busy woman life hack. Stylist Alison Deyette explains why matcha is her go-to source for energy, and shares some of her major matcha secrets.

Turn Your Desk Into a Spin Studio

If you're one of many who have too much to do and too little time, this pint-sized exercise bike is about to revolutionize your fitness routine. It's small enough to use anywhere, and it's made for multitasking, so you can pedal throughout the day while you're sitting at your desk to boost your heart rate and burn calories.

Nurse Who Is Addicted to Eating Chalk Asks for Help

A nurse and mother of two has been eating baby powder and chalk every day since she was 3 years old. She reveals her addiction for the first time on The Doctors and says she knows she needs help.

The Doctors Address Emotional Cause of Chalk Addiction

The Doctors ask Dr. Kim Dennis, medical director of Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, to address the emotional issues that could be leading to a woman's addiction to chalk. Find out what treatment she recommends.

Staying Healthy at College

Here are a few quick tips for staying healthy during your college years.

The Right Way to Prepare for Bad News

No one looks forward to bad news, but a little preparation can make a worst-case scenario better. Try these tips the next time you're expecting something less than ideal.

How Anti-Depressants Can Affect Libido

Family medicine physician and sexologist Dr. Rachael Ross explains why some patients may experience a lower sex drive while taking anti-depressant medications.

Why More Colleges Should Implement Mental Health Programs For Students

The University of Michigan's Counseling and Psychological Services has hired specialized staffers in order to increase the availability of mental health services on campus. Are programs like this working, and should other campuses be following suit?

Tackling Mental Health On Campus

The University of Michigan's Counseling and Psychological Services has hired specialized staffers in order to increase the availability of mental health services on campus. Are programs like this working, and should other campuses be following suit?

Top 10 Foods That Can Kill You

You may or may not be able to stay alive long enough to enjoy these! Join WatchMojo as we count down our picks for the Top 10 Foods that Can Kill You.

Recovering Bulimic Gets Stunning Dental Makeover

After taking control of her disordered eating, a model seeks help to restore her bright smile. See the amazing results of her teeth transformation!

This Is Your Heart on Cocaine

The Doctors compare the heart of a long-term cocaine user with a healthy heart. Any questions?

Mobile Health Strategies for Heart Disease

Simple text messages may help improve heart disease risk factors.

E-Cigarettes and Marijuana

Teens used electronic cigarettes to vaporize cannabis, a new study finds.

Daughter Struggles to Cope After Father Injured in Road Rage Incident

Tracy Leavitt's youngest daughter acknowledges that the emotional turmoil after her father was injured in a road rage incident led her to relapse and turn to drugs to cope. Find out if she is willing to seek help and leave immediately to go into rehab.

Family Struggling to Recover After Violent Road Rage Incident

Tracy Leavitt, a father of three, was critically injured during a road rage incident that escalated until a man jumped into Tracy's car and ran over him. In the shocking video, you can hear the driver yell, "Yeah" as he hits Tracy, throwing his body in the air.

Father Seriously Injured in Road Rage Incident Speaks Out

The Doctors exclusive: Tracy Leavitt describes how a road rage incident escalated, nearly costing him his life. Plus, hear about the injuries he suffered and how his family is struggling to recover.

Valuable Tips For Overcoming Eating Disorders

More tips on how to help someone with an eating disorder

Do Single Sex Universities Foster Eating Disorders

Are same sex Universities to blame for?

What Is The Journey Like From Anorexic Behavior To Healthy Behavior

From having an eating disorder to being healthy

Autumn Anxiety Is Real

For many people, fall means relief from the hot, humid days of summer but for others it means the start of 'Autumn Anxiety.' Meteorologist Alex Wilson has the story.

What Happens If You Spend Too Much Time On Facebook

A new survey finds that teens who are emotionally invested in social media, are more likely to suffer from sleep problems and have low self-esteem, anxiety and depression.

Video Released of Glasgow Teen Left in Wheelchair After Taking Ecstasy

A video was released by the family of a 16-year-old Amy Thomson who left in wheelchair after taking MDMA, or ecstasy, at a party.

The Truth About Men's Mental Health

More than six million men in America suffer from depression each year and over 75% of people who commit suicide are men. We discuss why it's time to talk about men's mental health in conjunction with HuffPost Lifestyle's "ShameOver" initiative.

When Men 'Suffer In Silence' With Mental Health

Alex Moratto discusses what happens when men "suffer in silence" with mental health.

The Difference In How Men And Women Deal With Mental Health

Dr. Lloyd Sederer talks about how men and women deal with mental health differently.

ShameOver: It's Time To Talk About Men's Mental Health

Men share their experiences dealing with mental health challenges as a part of HuffPost's ShameOver campaign.

What Triggered Dan Harris' Panic Attack?

When did it all start for Dan Harris?

What Got Dan Harris To Visit The Doctor After His Anxiety Attack?

Dan visits the doctors about his health.

Can Meditation Help Panic Attacks?

Meditation in relation to panic attacks

What Was The Game Changer In Dan Harris' Life?

What helped Dan?

Does Mindfulness Meditation Work In The Workplace?

Mindfulness Mediation at work

Dan Harris From ABC Explains His Panic Attacks

Dan and his anxiety

Would Dan Harris Ever Leave ABC Because of His Panic Attacks?

Dan discusses his issues with panic attacks at work

How Did Dan Harris Learn Mindfulness Meditation?

Mindfulness Mediation can help

Should You Keep Your Anxiety A Secret?

Anxiety can go away with some help

Tips To Prepare Yourself For An Interview If You Have Anxiety Attacks

How to relax during a job interview

The Benefits of a Foam Roller Fitness Routine

Foam rollers can open tight muscles and relieve tension in aching joints.

Pessimism Can Help You: 'The Science of Us' Episode 6

Find out how positive thinking can hold you back.

Lesser Known Signs Of Breast Cancer

Discovering a lump in your breast is definitely a reason to talk to your doctor, but there are less commonly known signs of breast cancer you should know about.

White House To Fight Heroin Epidemic

As heroin-related deaths continue to skyrocket, the White House is switching strategies on how to tackle the epidemic, launching a $2.5 million initiative that prioritizes the treatment of addicts over punishment. Josh unpacks this new approach.

White House Spends Millions To Tackle Heroin Epidemic, But Is That Enough?

As heroin-related deaths continue to skyrocket, the White House is switching strategies on how to tackle the epidemic, launching a $2.5 million initiative that prioritizes the treatment of addicts over punishment. Josh unpacks this new approach.

Treating and Preventing Swimmers Ear

Certified Pediatrician Dr. JJ Levenstien shares everything you need to know to prevent and treat swimmers ear. Common during the summer months, swimmers ear is an infection of the outer ear canal. Swimmer ear can be more painful than a traditional ear infection, but it can be prevented and treated with a few simple tricks.

Meditation And The Quality Of Life

HuffPost Live brings you interviews with teachers and practitioners of meditation who share their thoughts and experiences on how meditation has changed their quality of life.

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Thanks To Group Therapy, This Man Found Happiness Again

David Payne talks about how he found happiness thanks to group therapy.

Why Group Therapy Works For Some People And Not Others

Our HuffPost Community discusses why group therapy works for some, but isn't for everyone.

Why Group Therapy Is More Than Just A Support Group

In his recent New York Times article, author David Payne outlines how group therapy helped turn his life around. He joins us to discuss why this approach worked and examine the benefits and pitfalls of group versus individual therapy sessions.

When Group Therapy Works Better

In his recent New York Times article, author David Payne outlines how group therapy helped turn his life around. He joins us to discuss why this approach worked and examine the benefits and pitfalls of group versus individual therapy sessions.

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How to Raise Successful Children

The entrepreneurial, resourceful, 'can-do kid' will survive and thrive in any workplace. But how do you raise a successful child? Author Jennifer Prosek joins Lunch Break. Photo: Getty

'Supernanny US': Daughter Storms Out of Emotional Talk With Deaf Parents

Emotions run high when 18 year old Melissa storms out when trying to communicate with her deaf parents.

Shopping for the Right Nursing Bra

Hilah learns the ins and outs of how to wear and use a nursing bra.

Being Mum | Amie Slavin

Amie Slavin is a single mother two daughters, but also blind after losing her sight at age 22. She talks to Rochelle Humes about how blindness affects being a mother and how seeing her daughters wouldn't mean that she would know them any better.

'Bizarre ER': Crack to the Head

A health and safety officer has failed to take notice of his own advice.

Morning Stories: Fear of Talking

Talking about mental health is still difficult for people - with fears of being stigmatised. In today's morning story Abigail Turner shares her story.

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College Students: Social Media Isn't A Fair Representation of Real Life

An estimated 1,500 college students die from suicide each year. Last year, prestigious schools like William and Mary and MIT had multiple suicides. We discuss the mental health issues, trends like Duck Syndrome and #WhatsWorking to raise awareness.

How This MIT Student Is Fighting The Stigma Of Mental Illness

Isabel Lloyd talks about how she's fighting the stigma of mental illness.

Why Social Perfection Can Be 'Toxic' For College Students' Mental Health

Julie Lythcott-Haims discusses how trying to be socially perfect can be "toxic" for college students' mental health.

'Supernanny US': Deaf Parents Struggle With Disrespectful Kids

Supernanny has a different task with this family as both parents are deaf. The 3 younger kids don't know American sign language properly which makes it difficult for the family to communicate.

Grandma Skates Circles Around Kids at Skatepark

The kids in West Allis, Wisconsin are thrilled with a new skate park in their neighborhood, but no one is happier about it than a 70 year-old resident who just might use it more than anyone else. Mara Montalbano (@maramontalbano) shows us.

The Upside of Zoning Out: 'The Science of Us' Episode 5

Mindfulness is helpful. But so is mindlessness.

Why Aren't We Looking At Depression The Way We Look At Cancer?

Dr. Norman Rosenthal, Jenny Chen, Kelley Baker and Scott Stossel discuss the way we view depression.

How Depression Can Range From Heaven To Hell

Dr. Norman Rosenthal explains the range of emotions that people suffering from depression can go through.

Suicides In Jails On The Rise

The number of people who died by suicide in local jails ticked up in 2013, even as the overall jail population declined, according to a new report.

E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

Are e-cigarettes a gateway to cigarette use in teens?

Chattanooga Shooting And Mental Illness

The family of Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez, the man who killed five servicemen in Chattanooga, say he suffered from depression. We look at the role of mental illness in radicalization and media coverage of domestic terrorism.

Defining Terrorism: Can The 'T-Word' Ever Go Away?

The family of Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez, the man who killed five servicemen in Chattanooga, say he suffered from depression. We look at the role of mental illness in radicalization and media coverage of domestic terrorism.

Are You Addicted to Travel?

When does a travel fanatic become a travel addict? Learn how to overcome the side effects, such as withdrawal-like symptoms and depression, that some people experience after returning home from a long trip.

Botox to Treat Depression?

New research suggests that Botox injections may help reduce depression in certain people by manipulating facial muscles that reinforce negative expressions. The Doctors weigh in on the potential psychological benefits of the popular cosmetic treatment.

Do You Know These Warning Signs of Depression?

Everyone is sometimes sad, but what if someone close to you seems to be sad for a longer time? These four signs will help you recognize depression from sadness and might help you to help your friend.

Study Links Prozac, Paxil Use with Birth Defects

Dr. Koplow's discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D Child and Adolescent Psychologist, about the effects of prozac and paxil.

Mother of All Interventions: 'We Put Henry in Rehab'

A family struggles with their son who is addicted to marijuana.

A Mother's Prayer: Keeping the Faith Through Addiction

A family struggles with their son who is addicted to marijuana.

This Family Lets Their Son Go, to Get Him Back

A family struggles with their son who is addicted to marijuana.

The Teenage Pot Trap

A family struggles with their son who is addicted to marijuana.

Lost Times at Perpetual High: Marijuana Memory Loss

A family speaks about the affect marijuana has had on their family.

A Van That Delivers Human Kindness

Life sucks, and then you sometimes stumble onto heart-transforming acts of love and joy.

How Meditation Improved This Man's Personal Life

Ben Turshen explains how meditation improved his personal life.

Why This Woman Decided To Go Public With Her Anxiety Disorder

Claire Davidson explains her decision to go public with her anxiety disorder.

The Science of Us: The Good Side of Bad Dreams

How nightmares help mental health!

Blue Eyes Connected to Raised Alcoholism Risk

Your eye color may tell you something about your risk for alcohol addiction, according to researchers. People with light-colored eyes have a higher frequency of dependency compared to those with darker eyes.

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Surreal Photos Show What It's Like to Have an Anxiety Disorder

The photographer's work explores her own mental illness.

Why Summer Makes You Happy

The science of Seasonal Affective Disorder, and why your mood is so reliant on the seasons.

Loneliness Can Shorten Your Life

Dr. Koplow's discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D Child and Adolescent Psychologist, about loneliness.

Euthanasia For Non-Terminal Patients?

Belgium legalized euthanasia in 2002, and in recent years the number of patients with non-terminal and mental health illnesses choosing assisted suicide has increased. Should those without terminal illnesses have the right to die?

1 In 20 Belgian Deaths Is The Result Of Euthanasia. Here's How It Works

Belgium legalized euthanasia in 2002, and in recent years the number of patients with non-terminal and mental health illnesses choosing assisted suicide has increased. Should those without terminal illnesses have the right to die?

Why This Man Wants The Choice To End His Life On His Own Terms

Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down a historic ruling and one that will likely become apart of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin's legacy. I'm talking about the court's ruling (Carter v. Canada) that strikes down a ban on a doctor assisting a patient in taking their own life.

Me, Myself And The Mirror

What do you really see when you look in the mirror? HuffPost Live delves into the topic of self-image. We talk to people dealing with issues of self-esteem and self-confidence to see how those issues can affect relationships and even your sex life.

4 Ways to Boost Your Motivation Right Now

Wanna quit smoking? Lose weight? Here is expert advice on the best ways to create new behaviors that bring about lasting change.

Understanding PTSD

From virtual reality to animal therapy, servicemen and women are using various methods to help combat PTSD. We talk to veterans who have suffered war trauma about their journey.

Working Through Anxiety With Yoga

Yoga Instructor, Kim Katrin Milan, shows us the best poses to help alleviate anxiety.

Mental Health: Stacy Ann Buchanan

Stacy Ann discusses her personal battle with mental illness and how one event helped her overcome some of the struggle.

Mental Health: Stacy Ann Buchanan

Stacy Ann discusses the hardships of opening up a dialogue with her father regarding her battle with anxiety and depression.

Mental Health: Dr. Natasha Browne Part 4

Dr. Natasha Browne discusses the stigma attached to mental illness and how many choose to "suffer in silence."

Mental Health: Dr. Natasha Browne Part 2

Dr. Natasha Browne on the Bell Let's Talk campaign.

Mental Health: Dr. Natasha Browne Part 1

Dr. Natasha Browne discusses how the dialogue is limited for people who suffer from a mental illness.

Mental Health: David Lewis-Peart Part 2

David discusses how spirituality and acceptance helped him manage the "up's and down's of life."

Mental Health: David Lewis-Peart Part 1

David discusses what it was like growing up with a mother who battled anxiety and depression.

Copping with Cutting

About two million cases of self-injury are reported in the U.S. every year. Counseling could help young people with this addictive behavior better cope with emotional problems.

Film Workshop Teaches Movie Making to Adults With Development Disabilities

Inclusion Films is a vocational program designed to provide adults with developmental disabilities entry-level working experience in film production. Inspired by actor/producer/director Joey Travolta, Inclusion Films Practical Workshop is the product of a seasoned film and TV pro who wanted to share his passion, skills and knowledge to help individuals with developmental disabilities get started in the industry.

Marijuana Versus Prescription Pills

Which drug will do more harm

Prescriptions For Walks, Not Drugs

In the last decade, we've seen an increase in the number of drugs prescribed to children. But, pediatrician Dr. Robert Zarr has pioneered a program to use outdoor spaces to improve mental health among adolescents. He joins Nancy on HuffPost Live.

Auditory Hallucinations: Thank You Brian Wilson

Dr Koplow's discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D - Child and Adolescent Psychologist Co-Founder of the Child and Teen Success Centers in NY and NJ.

Dismal Mental Health Stats At Cook County Jail Are Not Unique

According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, at least 400,000 inmates suffer from some form of mental illness.

Problem Drinking on the Rise?

Nearly one in three people may battle alcohol use disorder in their lifetime.

Children and Lethal Weapons

Children exposed to violence involving a weapon are at higher risk for mental health issues.

Adolescent Depression Screening

Dr. Koplow discusses adolescent depression with Steven Sussman, Ph.D Child and Adolescent Psychologist.

Are Americans Alcoholics?

A study by the National Institutes of Health reports that one in three Americans suffers from Alcohol Use Disorder, but only 20 percent seek AUD treatment. We look at what is driving these staggering stats and how alcoholism is treated in the U.S.

The Difference Between Alcoholism And Alcohol Use Disorder

A study by the National Institutes of Health reports that one in three Americans suffers from Alcohol Use Disorder, but only 20 percent seek AUD treatment. We look at what is driving these staggering stats and how alcoholism is treated in the U.S.

Cat Parasite Linked To Mental Illness

A parasite found in felines is being linked to debilitating mental illness and millions could be infected.

3 Ways to Instill a Healthy Body Image in Your Child

Kids are bombarded with media messages about the so-called perfect face and body, but how can you turn those messages into a conversation about a healthy body image? We've got three ways you can get your kids to love themselves for who they are.

Stopping Underage Drinking

What kind of laws work to stop underage drinking?

SPOTTING SCHIZOPHRENIA

An app allows people to test themselves at home to help diagnose and treat those suffering from schizophrenia sooner

Happy Apps: Smile and Click Away Your Bad Mood

Feeling down in the dumps? There's an app for that! Nine percent of adults suffer from depression, and now, feeling better may be a click away.

Smart App for Psychosis: Ginger IO

An app that could potentially help stop psychosis patients from relapsing? It's safe to say there's an app for just about anything.

Stopping Death by Tobacco

More than 42 million Americans smoke cigarettes, but a new study shows that the risks are even greater than we thought.

Years After Losing Their Son To Suicide, These Parents Are Speaking Out

Each year, one in ten college students considers suicide. After losing their son, Phil and Donna Satow created the Jed Foundation in his honor. They join us with executive director John MacPhee to share how to improve mental health in young adults.

Reducing Suicide In Young Adults

Each year, one in ten college students considers suicide. After losing their son, Phil and Donna Satow created the Jed Foundation in his honor. They join us with executive director John MacPhee to share how to improve mental health in young adults.

How Social Media And The Pressure To Succeed Can Hurt College Athletes

Penn runner Madison Holleran's Instagram account showed a happy athlete, but her reality of depression came to light only after she committed suicide. We discuss how social media and school pressure can weigh on a student athlete's mental health.

Fmr. College Athlete Developed Bulimia While Dealing With Pressure To Win

Kally Fayhee joins HuffPost Live to discuss how she struggled with an eating disorder in college.

Athletes, Depression And Social Media

Penn runner Madison Holleran's Instagram account showed a happy athlete, but her reality of depression came to light only after she committed suicide. We discuss how social media and school pressure can weigh on a student athlete's mental health.

Grieving Families On Why They Mentioned Addiction In Their Kids' Obituaries

Nancy speaks with grieving families who have used their loved ones' obituaries as an opportunity to raise awareness about the dangers of drug addiction.

Addiction Awareness In Honest Obituaries

Nancy speaks with grieving families who have used their loved ones' obituaries as an opportunity to raise awareness about the dangers of drug addiction.

Top 10 Bizarre Mental Disorders

Have you suddenly started speaking in an accent that doesn't belong to you? Or maybe you'e taken to walking on all fours?

How Meditation And Art Helped This Soldier With Post-Traumatic Stress

Travis Bickford join HuffPost Live to explain how meditation and art helped him with PTSD.

Why We Need To Drop The 'D' From PTSD

Cynthia LeMay, Spencer Milo and Travis Bickford join HuffPost Live to explain why we need to drop the "D" from PTSD.

High Tech Treatment for Anxiety

Urologist Dr. Jennifer Berman puts a new, experimental anxiety treatment called direct neurofeedback to the test. Could it work for you?

Poor Mental Health Is Standing In The Way Of College Students Graduating

As the number of campus suicides rise, schools are working to relieve pressure on students. With final exams and graduations approaching, some administrations are implementing measures to alleviate stress and improve mental health.

On Campus: Relieving Pressure & Stress

As the number of campus suicides rise, schools are working to relieve pressure on students. With final exams and graduations approaching, some administrations are implementing measures to alleviate stress and improve mental health.

Brittany Snow On Confronting Mental Illness With 'Love Is Louder' Campaign

Actress Brittany Snow joins HuffPost Live to talk about confronting mental illness with the "Love Is Louder" campaign.

In The Grips Of Alcoholism

From alcoholism in the military and the secret drinking habits of women, to the difference between overindulgence and alcoholism, HuffPost Live has explored the disease in a series of thoughtful conversations.

Man To Stickhandle Way Across Canada For Mental Health Awreness

Paulie O'Byrne wants to raise awareness by taking a very novel journey across the country

Can Dementia Patients Provide Consent?

The Doctors weigh in on a recent scandal involving a state lawmaker accused of raping his wife, who has dementia.

Movies, Teens and Risky Behavior

Movies that feature alcohol use are linked to an increased risk of underage drinking.

Debt and Depression

Short-term household debt increases the risk for symptoms of depression.

The Psychology Of Daydreaming

Daydreaming can be a mental break from daily life and is thought to foster creativity. But researchers say excessive daydreaming can be problematic and think it should be considered a psychiatric disorder. What is the psychology of daydreaming?

Daydreaming May Be Connected To Anxiety And Addiction

Jayne Bigelsen, Scott Barry Kaufman, Eric Klinger and Eli Somer weigh in on the links between daydreaming, anxiety and addiction.

This Woman Says Daydreaming Took Over Her Life

Jayne Bigelsen discusses how daydreaming began interfering with her everyday life.

3 Really Good Reasons To Meditate

Meditation isn't just a passing fad or something only yogis practice. Learn how to meditate and the three great benefits you get from it.

5 Natural Ways to Relieve Stress

Stress is inevitable. Succumbing to its negative side effect need not be. Learn about these simple yet super effective ways to combat stress.

Secret Online Eating Disorder Societies Exposed

Teens in secret online societies are using hashtags and Instagram photos to encourage others with potentially deadly eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia, to starve themselves or purge after eating. Learn the warning signs that could indicate your child is involved.

Drugs Over Dinner

23 million Americans aged 12 or older need treatment for drug or alcohol abuse but only 11 percent receive it. We discuss the new Drugs Over Dinner project, which aims to create change through "compassionate conversation about drugs and addiction."

The Unintended DangersOf AA's 12-Steps Programs

Gabrielle Glaser and Meghan Ralston discuss some of the ways that AA's 12-step programs can actually do more harm than good.

'Drugs Over Dinner' Is Tackling Addiction With Engaged Conversation

Jamison Monroe and Christina Huffington talk about why it's so important to have conversations regarding addiction and how these talks can even help people struggling with addiction to move towards recovery.

Psychologist Says Most Patients Seek A 'Quick Fix' To Treat Mental Illness

Dr. Kate Chard joins HuffPost Live to explain why most patients seek a "quick fix" to treat mental illness.

Inside The Mental Health Stigma Among People Of Color

Dior Vargas joins HuffPost Live to explain why people of color have a mistrust of the health care system.

Childhood Rape Survivor Says Mental Health Meds Were A 'Lifesaver'

Mary Emily O'Hara joins HuffPost Live to explain how medication saved her life.

Why More Office Workers Are Turning To ADHD Meds To Keep Up With Work

More and more adults are turning to stimulants like Adderall normally prescribed for ADHD to improve their performance at work. We investigate the pursuit of productivity by tinkering chemically with your brain.

She Doesn't Have ADHD, But Uses Adderall 'To Cope With The Speed' Of Work

April talks with Josh about why she uses Adderall on a daily basis.

The Effects Of This Drug Might Make You Rethink Your Daily Cup Of Coffee

Our HuffPost Community joins Josh to discuss how the effects of a certain drug might make you rethink your daily cup of coffee.

More Workers Using Adderall To Get Ahead

More and more adults are turning to stimulants like Adderall normally prescribed for ADHD to improve their performance at work. We investigate the pursuit of productivity by tinkering chemically with your brain.

Exploding Head Syndrome

Dr Koplow's discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D - Child and Adolescent Psychologist Co-Founder of the Child and Teen Success Centers in NY and NJ

Dealing With Depression: How to Treat Depression

There are many things you can do to improve your mood if you are dealing with depression. For example, picking up a new hobby such as gardening can stop you thinking about your low mood and help you be productive. Taking time to relax and spoil yourself is just as important as eating right and getting enough exercise, so try to find a balance. Watch this video for some advice on how to treat depression.

Dr. Ashton Takes Fear of Snakes to a New Level

Dr. Ashton is fearless in the operating room, but she admits her grace under pressure completely erodes when she is confronted with a snake.

Facing Your Fears

Find out whether author and life coach Gary Coxe is able to convince Dr. Jennifer Ashton to face her irrational fear of snakes.

How to Erase a Phobia

Author and life coach Gary Coxe claims he can erase almost anyone's phobia in as little as 30 minutes. Find out why he's confident he can help Dr. Ashton embrace her fear of snakes.

Diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease

An Alzheimer's diagnosis can be a terrifying .more than five million Americans are living with it today. Here to discuss a few ways we might be able to reduce our risk is natural medicine practitioner doctor Jay Sordean and to talk about ways caregivers can cope is internist doctor Rosie Chauhan.

Brain Storm Alzheimer's Disease

Doctor Jay Sordean and internist doctor Rosie Chauhan talk about most common early symptom of Alzheimer's.

Depression: Trapped Inside Our Minds

From admitting depression to seeking help and loving someone with the illness, HuffPost Live takes a closer look at the depths of depression.

Who Gets Depression

Though depression can present itself at any stage of life in any individual, the way people experience the symptoms of depression differs.

Living with Depression

If you're living with depression there are many things you can do to improve your mood.

Vermont House to Consider Saliva Testing for Determining DUI

A House committee is considering whether to establish saliva testing as a new tool for law enforcement when determining when motorists are driving under the influence of a range of different drugs.

3 Reasons Women Are More Stressed Than Men

According to a new study by Lantern, women are 11 percent more stressed and 16 percent more anxious than their male counterparts.

First Aid Dos and Don'ts

Learn important first aid dos and don’ts, just in time for the active summer months.

Can People With Dementia Consent To Sex?

Former Iowa politician Henry Rayhons was recently accused of sexually assaulting his wife, an Alzheimer's patient. The case has shed light on grey areas of consent when it comes to mental capacity. Can a person with dementia consent to sex?

Scott Disick's Controversial Treatment for Addiction

Kourtney Kardashian's boyfriend reportedly is checking himself into a rehab facility in Costa Rica that uses a hallucinogenic plant to fight drug and alcohol addiction. The founder of the facility joins The Doctors to answer questions about the controversial therapy.

Teenager Charged for Helping Her Boyfriend Commit Suicide

The Doctors discuss news reports that a 17-year-old girl has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after her boyfriend was found in a truck dead of carbon monoxide poisoning. It was later discovered that she had sent him text messages that allegedly encouraged him to follow through with his desire to commit suicide. The Doctors share what you should do if you think someone is considering hurting themselves.

Tips For Stress Management

Amy Keller Laird joins Marlo Thomas to give her tips for stress management.

Living with Stress

Stress is an accepted reality of everyday life. We struggle with the unknown at work, worry about our families' well being, hope we have enough money, are concerned about wars, and live under a threat of terrorism. What stresses you out? How do you manage stress? We took ON the Street to Washington Square in New York City to find out.

Smog and Mental Health

According to new research, air pollution may increase the risk of anxiety.

Lawyers More Prone to Depression Than Other Professions

Dr. Koplow and Steven Sussman, Ph.D discuss why lawyers are more prone to depression than any other profession.

The Psychology Of Colors

Colors have the ability to impact your confidence, happiness and concentration. Our panel of experts share how the colors around us affect how we eat, shop and live. What is the psychology of color and how can colors improve our lives?

Young White Men Are in 'Double Jeopardy' for Suicide Risk

Sally Spencer-Thomas, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Carson J. Spencer Foundation talks to Steve Clemons, Washington Editor-at-Large for The Atlantic, about the risks faced by young white men regarding mental health.

Is Robert Durst a Sociopath?

The Doctors discuss details of millionaire Robert Durst's life, revealed in the HBO miniseries "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst," and whether warning signs of sociopathy can be detected during childhood.

Gabrielle Glaser: Alcoholics Anonymous Is Irrational

Gabrielle Glaser, author of "Her Best-Kept Secret", is interviewed by Scott Stossel from The Atlantic about the reality of the Alcoholics Anonymous organization.

Voice Quality Signals Emotion to the Opera Audience

Klaus Scherer, Director at the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, reveals the expression of emotion in operatic singing.

Didier Grandjean on Testing Musical Perception

Didier Grandjean, professor of psychology, Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, discusses the science behind the sound waves of emotional response.

Missing Woman May Be On Her Way Home After 21 Years

Renee LaManna was 35 years-old when she went missing back in 1994, but recent sightings in North Carolina are giving her family hope she'll be home soon. Mara Montalbano (@maramontalbano) has the story.

Suicide In A Small Town

Suicide is the third leading cause of death for people between ages 15 and 24, and the numbers are doubled in rural areas where youth have greater access to guns and less access to mental health resources. We discuss what we can do to help.

Why Suicide Is Rising Among Rural Youth

Suicide is the third leading cause of death for people between ages 15 and 24, and the numbers are doubled in rural areas where youth have greater access to guns and less access to mental health resources. We discuss what we can do to help.

Why Do Teens Cut Themselves?

Dr. Koplow discusses cutting with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, who is a child and adolescent psychologist.

Is Expressing Anger Bad for You?

Join Dr Koplow's discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D - Child and Adolescent Psychologist, about expressing anger and its effects.

Is There Actually A Benefit To Raising The Smoking Age To 21?

Raising the legal smoking age to 21 would help slow the pace of new smokers, according to a new study from the Institute of Medicine. But should states adopt this approach? Should 18 year olds have the right to decide for themselves?

Should We Raise The Smoking Age To 21?

Raising the legal smoking age to 21 would help slow the pace of new smokers, according to a new study from the Institute of Medicine. But should states adopt this approach? Should 18 year olds have the right to decide for themselves?

White Men Are Overdosing on Heroin at a Record Rate

The people who die from heroin-related overdoses in the U.S. now tend to be young, white and live in the Midwest, according to a government report.

Mindfulness Practices The Military Can Use To Prepare For Combat

Our nation's military men and women face situations of high stress, frequently testing their attention skills. We discuss mindful meditation as a powerful tool for our soldiers and how the practice can potentially save their lives.

The Mental Exercise That Helps This Navy SEAL

Eric Greitens joins HuffPost Live to talk about his use of mental exercises.

ISIS and Torture: What Is Wrong With Us?

Join Dr Koplow's discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child and adolescent psychologist, about the Freudian concepts of sublimation and good vs. Evil in our modern day society.

Veteran Shares Results of PTSD Treatment

A veteran who received an injection to help treat his PTSD reveals how he is feeling one week after the treatment.

Veteran Receives Groundbreaking Treatment for PTSD

Follow a veteran paralyzed in a motorcycle accident shortly after returning from serving in Afghanistan as he receives an injection to help treat his PTSD.

Have Women Been Bullied Out Of Showing Emotion In The Workplace?

Julie Holland joins HuffPost Live to discuss how women have been bullied out of showing emotion in the workplace

Psychiatrists Told This Man He Was 'Wimpy' When He Said He Was Emotional

Arthur Gallant talks to Caroline about how psychiatrists told him he was "wimpy" when he told them he was emotional.

How Big Pharma Has Turned Our Emotions Into A Disorder

According to psychiatrist and author Julie Holland, one in four American women take psychiatric medication, compared to one in seven men. We take a look at this seemingly gendered drug boom.

Medicate Her

According to psychiatrist and author Julie Holland, one in four American women take psychiatric medication, compared to one in seven men. We take a look at this seemingly gendered drug boom.

Why PTSD Is So 'Toxic' For Rape Survivors

David J. Morris joins talks with Marc about why PTSD is so "toxic" for rape survivors.

Yoga Is 'One Of The Most Promising Therapies' In Coping With PTSD

David J. Morris joins HuffPost Live to talk about how yoga is a great therapy for people coping with PTSD.

How The Symptoms Of PTSD Have Evolved Over Time

David J. Morris joins HuffPost I've to discuss how the symptoms of PTSD have evolved over time.

How War Changed This Former Marine For The Better

Former Marine infantry officer and author David J. Morris joins us in-studio to discuss his book "The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder," which hits shelves Jan. 20.

The Largest Demographic Of Binge Drinkers Might Surprise You

A new study reveals six Americans die each day from alcohol poisoning, but it's not college partiers who are most at risk--it's middle-aged white men. Why is this demographic most at risk, and what can be done to help them?

Middle-Aged Binge Drinking Problems

A new study reveals six Americans die each day from alcohol poisoning, but it's not college partiers who are most at risk--it's middle-aged white men. Why is this demographic most at risk, and what can be done to help them?

Social Media as Tool for Memory Loss

Hear how one man uses social media to help him recall the events of his life, after a car accident compromised his episodic memory.

What To Do To Beat The Holidays Blues, From Dr. Gail Saltz

What To Do To Beat The Holidays Blues

How To Set Goals You Can Actually Stick To In 2015

Personal trainer and wellness coach Robert Reames joins HuffPost Live to explain how to set goals you can actually stick to.

5 Myths About Eating Disorders

In the U.S. alone, 30 million people will suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their lifetimes. The numbers are staggering, but experts say the level of misconception about the range of illnesses is frightening as well. 5 leading myths, debunked...

What Panic Attacks Feel Like

You will get through it.

How Web Therapy Could Lead The Way For Improved Global Health Care

Online shopping and online dating have become the norm, but are online doctors the next big thing? Nancy discusses pros and cons of web therapy.

Why I See An Online Therapist

Online shopping and online dating have become the norm, but are online doctors the next big thing? Nancy discusses pros and cons of web therapy.

Online Therapy May Be The Perfect Fit For Busy Parents

JoAnna Ming talks with Nancy about she found out about online therapy.

Doctor Treats PTSD With Injections

Learn more about how Dr. Eugene Lipov is treating post-traumatic stress disorder using an injection called a stellate ganglion block.

How Injection for PTSD Reboots the Brain

Hear Dr. Eugene Lipov explain how PTSD affects the brain and how he uses a stellate ganglion block injection to re-boot the brain to its pre-trauma state.

Injection to Cure PTSD

Matt, who served in the Marines for eight years and was deployed to Iraq twice, was diagnosed with PTSD two years ago. He's tried medication and counseling, but saw limited improvements. Then, he heard about Dr. Eugene Lipov, who is using a stellate ganglion block injection to treat PTSD. Hear his story.

Bipolar Sex Addict: Sex Is My Medicine

Mum Sarah Defrates says that an addiction to sex has ruined her life. The twice-divorced 47-year-old admits that her infidelities have destroyed her past relationships and badly affected her two sons when they were growing up.

Treating Theresa's Agoraphobia

Clinical psychologist Dr. Victoria Boccanfuso describes the course of treatment she recommends for one woman's crippling agoraphobia.

Theresa's Struggle with Agoraphobia

Meet a woman who has been unable to leave her home for years due to a crippling anxiety disorder. Find out what prompted this life-altering condition.

Effects Of Hazing Live Long After College

INSIDE EDITION spoke with Psychologist Dr. Susan Lipkins about how hazing can still effect a person long after they have graduated from college.

Why We Can Thank Prozac For Viagra

Journalist Sarah Gross and Dr. Peter Kramer join HuffPost Live to talk about how we can thank Prozac for Viagra.

How Prozac Became A Cultural Phenomenon

Retro Report's new documentary explores Prozac and how it provided a new way of treating depression. We take a look at this revolutionary drug, which extended the promise of changing lives while also ushering in a new era in pharmaceutical marketing.

Behind The Etymology Of 'Prozac' And How It Helped Drug Sales

Journalist Sarah Gross joins HuffPost Live to discuss the etymology behind Prozac.

How to Get the Most Out of Therapy

From finding a therapist to knowing how to maximize your visits, WSJ 'Bonds' columnist Elizabeth Bernstein offers tips on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero.

Are Day Care Workers Getting High on the Job?

A home day care provider defends her right to smoke medicinal marijuana during her breaks at work.

Saving Soldiers From Suicide

We often hear about soldiers being killed in combat, but what about those who take their own lives? We'll show you how one U.S. serviceman is making a difference

The Doctors Stage Intervention for Woman Obsessed with Kim K.

See the extreme measures one woman has taken to look like Kim Kardashian. The Doctors stage an intervention to try to keep her obsession from going too far.

Mother Describes Her Experience Raising A Child With Mental Illness

Liza Long joins HuffPost Live to reveal what it was like to rase a child suffering from a mental illness.

Why The 'Easy Answer' To Understanding Mental Illness Is To Blame Parents

Liza Long joins HuffPost Live to describe why blaming a child's parents for his or her mental illness is taking the easy way out.

Liza Long: We Shouldn't Only Discuss Mental Health After A School Shooting

Liza Long joins HuffPost Live to explain why we need to continue discussions about mental health even in times of peace.

Author Liza Long LIVE

Author and mother Liza Long joins us to discuss her book "The Price of Silence" and her ongoing battle to fight the perception of mental illness in our society.

What's the Difference Between Staying Healthy and Going Too Far?

Fitness magazine Senior Editor Lisa Haney discusses the buzzword "orthorexia" the newest health disorder.

Shawn Colvin On Living WIth Depression: 'I Stopped Taking A Bath'

Singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin joins HuffPost Live to discuss living with depression.

What People With Depression Want You to Know

'Depression doesn't define me.'

Woman With OCD: I Was 'Imprisoned By My Mind'

Susan Richman joins HuffPost Live to discuss living with OCD.

Beyond OCD Founder: Lena Dunham Is Helping Americans' Mental Health

Susan Richman joins HuffPost Live to explain how Lena Dunaham is helping Americans' mental health.

What Makes A Phobia Different From Fear

Dr Ali Mattau joins HuffPost Live to break down the difference between a phobia and a fear.

How This Woman's Snake Phobia Caused a Panic Attack At Work

Jessica Samakow joins HuffPost Live to discuss her snake phobia.

Eight Hours On A Train Convinced This Man To Face His Flying Phobia

Tim Benjamin joins HuffPost Live to explain how he was able to face his flying phobia.

Mental Health In America: Phobias

As part of a week-long series about mental health in America, HuffPost Live takes a deep dive into phobias. We speak with those who deal with different kinds of phobias on a daily basis and their loved ones who help them cope.

Mental Health: Depression & Bipolar

As part of a week-long series about mental health in America, HuffPost Live today takes a deep dive into depression and bipolar disorder. We speak with those people who struggle with this issue and hear their stories.

Depression Is 'More Than A White Person Problem'

Mychal Denzel Smith and Janet Aizenstros join HuffPost Live to discuss living with depression.

Living With Bi-Polar Disorder: 'I Genuinely Believed I Could Fly'

Melody Moezzi joins HuffPost Live to discuss living with bi-polar disorder.

Can Genetic Testing Predict Psychological Problems?

Join Dr Koplow's discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, Child & Adolescent psychologist, about genetic testing and the ability to predict psychological problems for a child.

Why This Blogger Is 'Not Ashamed' Of Her Anxiety Disorder

Maria Senise joins HuffPost Live to explain why she is "not ashamed" of her anxiety.

Taking The Steps To Control Anxiety Disorder

Dr. Karen Lynn Cassiday and Maria Senise join HuffPost Live to explain the steps they've taken to control anxiety disorder.

Anxiety Is Like Experiencing 'The Worst Automobile Accident'

Gary Nelson joins HuffPost Live to discuss his battle with anxiety.

Foods That Link to Depression

JD and Rebecca have a hot topic to discuss as they talk about certain foods that lead to depression.

Why Robin Williams' Death Is Scary For Those Suffering From Mental Illness

Jenny Harmon joins HuffPost Live to explain why Robin Williams' death is scary for people suffering from mental illness.

Fighting The Stigma Of Mental Illness

Katie Zorn joins Ricky to discuss her fight to de-stigmatize mental illness after her brother's suicide.

Do You Have Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

Join Dr Koplow's discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, about common signs that might show you're OCD.

Dr. Phil on Suicide Contagion

Dr. Phil McGraw explains how media coverage of self-inflicted injuries can contribute to an increase in the number of struggling individuals who take their own lives.

Mom Remembers Moment She Saw Her Own Depression In Her Daughter

Linda Haase joins HuffPost Live to explain how she remembers the moment she saw her own depression in her daughter.

The Dark Side Of Depression Is 'Helpless' And 'Hopeless'

Tim McDonald joins HuffPost Live to discuss the dark side of depression.

How Those Suffering From Depression Can Learn To Function

Tom Wootton joins HuffPost Live to discuss how those suffering from depression can learn to function.

Admitting Depression

In the wake of Robin Williams' death, Nancy is joined by our HuffPost bloggers to discuss how to help those who suffer from depression.

Why We Need To Stop Saying People 'Committed' Suicide

Terrie M. Williams and Leah Harris join Marc to discuss why we need to stop suggesting that people "committed" suicide.

Mental Health Stigmas

Robin Williams' death has spurred a torrent of social media reactions. While many fans are posting remembrances, some are baffled he would take his own life. We discuss how this tragedy will affect stigmas surrounding mental health.

The Safety Gap In Mental Health

Mental health professionals face a much greater risk of being assaulted on the job than other workers, but what kind of safeguards are in place to protect them? We break down what healthcare facilities could do better to ensure worker safety.

The Dangers of 'Legal High'

They can cause seizures, comas, and even death, but you can buy them online, at gas stations, or even in certain stores. We're talking about "legal highs". We'll introduce you to some of the most common and dangerous ones available today.

How Women Can Give Up Their Guilt

Psychologist Vivian Diller and Dermatologist Dendy Engelman sit down with Sarah to talk about how you can stay healthy and happy without feeling guilty!

Why Falling For Your Therapist Is Completely Normal

A therapist spends time getting to know you and understand your thoughts and feelings. So it's not uncommon for patients to be attracted to this intelligent person who gets them so well. But what happens when you fall head over heels?

First Mom to Be Charged with Assault After Newborn Tested Positive for Meth

A Tennessee mom is the first to be charged under a new state law that makes it a crime to take drugs while pregnant, calling it "assault".

How Do You Explain Addiction To Your Kids?

Recovering from addiction is a difficult road, but when you're also a parent, one day your children will need to understand your addiction too. How should the topic best be addressed, or should it be avoided? Dana Bowman joins us to discuss.

How This Mom Will Explain Her Addiction To Her Kids

Recovering from addiction is a difficult road, but when you're also a parent, one day your children will need to understand your addiction too. How should the topic best be addressed, or should it be avoided?

How My Daughter Helps Me Through My Depression

Ariane Sherine, who posted on 'The Guardian' about finding happiness after struggling with depression and anxiety, joins us to describe how her daughter helped her get through a period of depression.

How PTSD Affects Women In Violent Communities

Bryant Marc Ph.D. and Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston join HuffPost Live to explain how PTSD affects women from violent communities.

Why School Shootings Get More Attention Than Street Violence

Jeff Duncan-Andrade joins Marc to explain why kids who face street violence don't get the same kind of treatment as school shooting victims.

From WWI to Today: How PTSD Treatment Has Evolved

Director of NYU's Steven Cohen Veterans Center Dr. Charles Marmar joins Simon Constable on the News Hub to discuss how PTSD treatment has evolved since World War I.

The Psychological Toll Of The Recession

Between 2008 and 2010, a new study showed that over 10,000 people committed suicide due to stress and depression over economic issues. With the current economic state weighing heavy on everyone's mind, what can be done to stem this tide?

Adolescent Depression Screening Test

Join the discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, about the current adolescent depression screening test and its limits in diagnosing depression.

How Common Is Adolescent Depression?

Join the discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, about the prevalence of depressions among adolescents.

Why Tapping Helps With Weight Loss

Jessica Ortner, author of The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss and Body Confidence, has discovered that her technique for coping with stress also has another positive effect on the body - it promotes weight loss. Jessica explained that weight loss often begins with taking a step back and re-evaluating your relationship with your body, exercise and food. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on marlothomas.com.

What To Say To Yourself When You're In A Slump

Great power comes from effectively identifying and releasing stress. Jessica Ortner, author of The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss and Body Confidence, shared some advice on pulling yourself out of a stressful slump to harness this power. Whether you've fallen into a rut related to weight loss, relationships or other personal issues, Jessica believes the first step is identifying the source of the stress. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on marlothomas.com.

The Direct Link Between Stress And Body Fat

Studies have shown a direct link between stress and body fat, and Jessica Ortner, author of The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss and Body Confidence, believes you can directly affect this relationship through a specific, stress releasing meditation technique. Physiologically, when we are stressed, we have an over-production of cortisol the stress hormone that is directly linked to belly fat. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on marlothomas.com.

When Stress Is Contagious

If you feel stressed by a co-worker, family member or other figure in your life, Jessica Ortner, author of The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss and Body Confidence, has a few tricks for you to help manage the stress in a calm, healthy way. "One of the challenges is that when someone else is stressed, we often think that we need to take on that stress," Jessica explained. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on marlothomas.com.

Mental Illness' Misdiagnoses Are All Too Common

Join the discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist , about the dangers of misdiagnosis of mental illnesses.

What Does Melissophobia Mean?

Join us to learn what the word melissophobia means.

The Dark Side of Antidepressants

Join the discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, about the effects of anti depressants and their misuse.

Documenting Recovery from Anorexia

See how one woman battled anorexia by documenting her recovery with photos on Instagram.

One Click Clinic: Commonly Asked Questions About Alcohol

Dr. Ricky Gondhia answers the most commonly asked questions about alcohol.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and General Patton

Join the discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, about General Patton's perception of PTSD and PTSD in history.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - Treatment

Join the discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D - Child & Adolescent Psychologist, about the latest mental disorder in the news - PTSD and its diagnosis by the veteran affairs administration.

What Can Shorten Your Life More Than Smoking?

Join the discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D - Child & Adolescent Psychologist, about the effects of smoking vs. the effects of mental illness on life expectancy.

Psychiatrist Explains Why Doctors Can't Identify Potential Killers

In a NYT op-ed titled "Why Can't Doctors Identify Killers?" psychiatrist Richard Friedman argues that even with "the best mental health care" we are unlikely to identify those at risk of committing violent crimes. Where does that leave us?

Why My Son Gets Depressed During The Summer

The days are getting longer and hotter - a sign of summer for sure. For some, it marks the start of their depression or Summer Seasonal Affective Disorder. We talk with those who suffer from SAD and how the change of season affects their health.

Inside Summer Depression

The days are getting longer and hotter - a sign of summer for sure. For some, it marks the start of their depression or Summer Seasonal Affective Disorder. We talk with those who suffer from SAD and how the change of season affects their health.

Drone Operators Deal With PTSD As Well

Corey Mead joins Marc to talk about while drone operators may not physically be involved with the war, PTSD can affect them just as much.

Iraq Veteran: At War, 'There's Not A Conversation About Mental Health'

Army veteran Rob Smith joins HuffPost Live to discuss if soldier discuss mental health issues while serving.

Why Most Veterans Get Over PTSD

Dr. Charles Marmar joins HuffPost Live to give some tips to people suffering with PTSD.

'Jarhead' Author: PTSD Is Like 'Essentially Admitting To A Mental Weakness'

Marine veteran Anthony Swofford joins HuffPost Live to explain why being diagnosed with PTSD is like "admitting to a mental weakness" in the eyes of some veterans.

'Jarhead' Author On Why We Should Drop The 'Disorder' From PTSD

Anthony Swofford joins HuffPost Live to explain why he feels that we should drop the word "disorder" from PTSD.

Preventing Medical Marijuana Poisoning in Colorado

From cookies to candy to lollipops all of these could be deadly for your kids. With the increase in availability of medical marijuana, there has also been a rise in accidental cannabis poisonings by children. Find out how to keep pot away from kids

The Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

Synthetic marijuana it's being called an epidemic. Thousands of teens have been hurt, even died after smoking it. Find out why the U.S. DEA has enacted an emergency ban on synthetic marijuana.

The Medical Marijuana Debate: Light Up or Pop a Pill?

Medical marijuana is now legal in 20 states, plus our nation's capital. But under federal law, only FDA approved medications can be prescribed; marijuana is not one of them. So, is it safer than prescription drugs? Is marijuana really medicine? Find out the latest on this controversial topic.

How to Help Pregnant Women Who Are Addicts

A new Tennessee state law that allows mothers who use illegal drugs during pregnancy to be charged with assault if their babies are born addicted, harmed or die as a result of the drug use. The Doctors offer alternative solutions, saying the answer should focus on providing resources to help the women overcome addiction and help them raise healthy babies, rather than on prosecuting them.

Should Mothers of Addicted Babies Be Charged?

The Doctors debate a new Tennessee state law that allows mothers who use illegal drugs during pregnancy to be charged with assault if their babies are born addicted, harmed or die as a result of the drug use.

The Common Causes of Anxiety

Sherry Lee Meredith discusses common causes of anxiety with Teagan Brooke, Kelly Glover and Joanne Rallo on Go Curvy.

City Councilman: Vancouver's Safe Injection Site Helps Heroin Addicts

Ricky is joined by Kerry Jang to discuss how Vancouver's safe injection site is actually helping heroin addicts.

The War On Addiction: A World View

As part of a week-long series about the social impacts of addiction, HuffPost Live explores how other countries treat addiction. We're joined by specialists from around the world who have a different approach to helping addicts.

The 'War On Drugs Mentality': We're Better Off Dead Than Using

Howard Josepher, President and CEO of Exponents, joins HuffPost Live to discuss the alarming stance some have on the war on drugs.

Why Mandatory Minimum Sentences On Drug Arrests Are 'Unfair And Racist'

Former House Judiciary Counsel member Eric Sterling talks with Ricky about his failures in creating mandatory minimum laws.

Trying To Save His Son Landed This Dad In Prison For Life

April Jackson and Jason Jackson Cole joins HuffPost Live to discuss how their father was sentenced to prison for trying to save his son's life.

Federal Judge: Sentencing Low-Level Addicts Is 'What I Do For A Living'

Federal Judge Mark W. Bennet joins HuffPost Live and talks about how he makes a living by sentencing low level addicts to prison.

The War On Addiction: The Stigma

This week HuffPost Live will explore the social impacts of addiction in a five-part series called "The War on Addiction." For the first installment, we discuss the stigma of drug addiction with a panel of guests who've personally struggled with it.

What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

Dr. Richard Heimberg educates us on social anxiety disorder, its symptoms and effects on the lives of those who suffer from the disorder.

Could Your Doctor Be An Addict?

Health care professionals with drug and alcohol addictions put patients and the community at risk everyday. We discuss the dangers of medicine's dirty little secret.

Pastor Miles on Feelings of Shame

Francine and Chuck's son Ben joins his parents and Pastor Miles. Ben says he feels ashamed after his wife left him and has turned to alcohol and cigarettes, which threaten his relationship with his parents - and his health.

Can Men Suffer From Postpartum Depression?

Postpartum Depression is a type of depression that is experienced by new moms. It can last months, and even years! Can fathers experience this too? Laci discusses why young men might want to wait to have children.

Is Taking Marijuana a Reason for Poor Judgement by Politicians?

Join the discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, Child & Adolescent Psychologist, about the belief that taking marijuana impairs our politicians' work.

Anti-Anxiety Drugs and Sleeping Pills Double the Risk of Death

Join the discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, Child & Adolescent Psychologist, about the possibly deadly effect of anti anxiety drugs and sleeping drugs on patients.

My Husband Committed Me, And It Was The Best Thing For Our Relationship

Depression affects approximately 10% of adults in the U.S., but those who suffer from it aren't the only ones affected by its grip. HuffPost Live explores how family and friends can help and comfort those who suffer from this debilitating illness.

Suicide Survivor: Strong Black Women Can Ask For Help

Karyn Washington, celebrated creator of the 'For Brown Girls' blog, lost her life to suicide at the age of 22. We take a look at Washington's legacy of black female empowerment, and explore issues of mental health in communities of color.

The Link Between The Economy And The Rise Of Millennial Suicides

HuffPost's Third Metric seeks to redefine success beyond money and power. As part of our ongoing series, we discuss the high rates of suicide among millennials. Do millennials feel helpless when faced with achieving the first two metrics of success?

Jeff Lewis' Advice for Managing OCPD

Jeff Lewis, star of the hit reality show Flipping Out , has earned a reputation for being one of America's most well-known designers and house-flippers. He is also known for being an extreme perfectionist, which he attributes to his obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. Jeff shares advice for others living with obsessive-compulsive tendencies.

Jeff Lewis on Living with OCPD

Jeff Lewis, star of the hit reality show Flipping Out , has earned a reputation for being one of America's most well-known designers and house-flippers. He is also known for being an extreme perfectionist, which he attributes to his obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. Jeff explains how OCPD affected him during his childhood. Plus, learn how he manages the symptoms today.

N-Bomb: Parents of Overdose Victim Warn of Dangers

Parents of a 15-year-old who died from an overdose are talking about the dangers and popularity of the synthetic concoction known as n-bomb; months after their son died, the town is still seeing overdoses, including three in one weekend.

Molecular Psychiatrist Jonathan Flint on the Cure to Unhappiness

Is it possible to scientifically prevent depression? In this World Economic Forum discussion, University of Oxford molecular psychiatrist Jonathan Flint explains the research he's doing to uncover the genetic and biological basis of disorders like depression, in order to help develop better therapies.

Texas Town Deals With Three LSD-Like Drug Overdoses

Police say there's a hybrid drug called 'N-Bomb' that's being linked to three overdoses; all three cases happened over one weekend in McKinney, Texas -- and all three were under 17 years of age.

'Project Runway' Star Tim Gunn on Coping with OCD

Tim Gunn, the Emmy-award winning star and executive producer of Project Runway: Under the Gunn, is an admitted perfectionist when it comes to style and a "self-declared clean freak." He says he was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder when he was a teenager.

Zohydro Could Kill More Than Pain

Discussion with Steven Sussman, Child and Adolescent Psychologist discusses the pain killing drug Zohydro.

Do Mind Games Work?

Discussion with Steven Sussman, Child and Adolescent Psychologist discusses mind games.

Larry King on the Effects of Smoking

It's easy to think that smoking is just another "bad habit" and that you'll quit when you want to. For legendary broadcaster Larry King, his dependence on nicotine started when he was 17-years old and continued well into his 50s. Pfizer's Chief Medical Officer Freda Lewis-Hall, M.D., sits down with Larry to discuss his very public history of smoking and when he finally decided that enough was enough.

The Dangers of "Dabbing"

The Doctors discuss the dangers of "dabbing," a potentially explosive process of extracting highly potent cannabis concentrates.

Murderous Minds

Is evil biological? In his new book, "Murderous Minds," Dean Haycock explores what scientists are learning about the psychopaths living among us. He joins HuffPost Live to discuss his findings.

Want To Know If You're A Psychopath?

Is evil biological? In his new book, "Murderous Minds," Dean Haycock explores what scientists are learning about the psychopaths living among us. He joins HuffPost Live to discuss his findings.

Professor: I'm A Borderline Psychopath

Dr. James Fallon talks with Ricky about how he is considered a "borderline" psychopath.

Why Are There More Suicides in the Spring?

Suicide is a serious issue all over the world, and the amount of victims seems to peak in the spring time. Why are suicide rates so much higher this time of year? Join Laci as she discusses this shocking trend and some theories as to why this occurs.

The Hidden Scars Of Cancer: Families Struggle With Post-Traumatic Stress

Just like a soldier returning from battle may experience post-traumatic stress, so can the loved ones of cancer patients. Find out how families can learn to identify post-traumatic stress.

Spring Is Definitely Something To Be Happy About

Rebecca Zamon explores how the International Day of Happiness is meant to help lift peoples' spirits (especially after an epically long winter).

How a Dementia Diagnosis Can Affect a Family

For actors Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker, dealing with Jill's mother's dementia not only meant coming to terms with her diagnosis but being faced with decisions about how to provide the best care for her. Eikenberry and Tucker share their personal experience in a conversation with Pfizer's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, and impart a few lessons they've learned along the way.

Crying - Is It OK?

Join the discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, about the benefit of crying and its prevalence among men and women.

Should Gambler Be Able to Sue Casino?

A gambler who lost $500,000 at a Las Vegas casino is suing the casino, saying the establishment shouldn't have allowed him to continue placing bets because he was too drunk. The Doctors discuss self-responsibility and the dangers of alcohol.

Medically Supervised Heroin Dosing

The Doctors debate the pros and cons of a radical theory for weaning heroin addiction.

Former Drug Addict: 'It Was A Relief To Book The Rehab'

This week Zohydro will hit pharmacies across the country. It's a new FDA approved pain killer that is apparently ten times stronger than vicodin and can easily be abused. We hear from opioid users on what impact the new drug will have on pain relief.

Gay Community's Hidden Epidemic

Gay men are thought to represent less than 10% of the male population. Yet, research has found they represent up to 42% of the male eating disordered population. HuffPost Live explores this topic with experts and those who have suffered.

Zohydro: Ten Times Stronger Than Vicodin

This week Zohydro will hit pharmacies across the country. It's a new FDA approved pain killer that is apparently ten times stronger than vicodin and can easily be abused. We hear from opioid users on what impact the new drug will have on pain relief.

Ali's Struggling with Anorexia

At 5'8 and a skeletal 105 pounds, Ali knows that people think she's too thin, but she says she still needs to lose another 10 to 15 pounds. Diagnosed at age 10 with anorexia nervosa, the 23-year-old restricts her food intake to 700 calories a day and keeps a container in her room in which she purges five to 10 times a day.

Ali's Possible Health Complications from Anorexia

Diagnosed at age 10 with anorexia nervosa, Ali restricts her food intake to 700 calories a day. Find out the results of Ali's medical workup. What serious complications is she facing?

Former Miss America Reaches Out to Anorexia Sufferer

Former Miss America Kirsten Haglund opens up about overcoming anorexia. Can she help save a young woman from the life-threatening eating disorder?

Anorexia Sufferer Makes Tough Decision

Diagnosed at age 10 with anorexia nervosa, Ali restricts her food intake to 700 calories a day. Psychologist Dr. Patricia Pitts joins The Doctors to encourage Ali to make the hard choice to get help for her eating disorder.

The Arrest of George Lopez

Executive editor of RumorFix.com Richard Ayoub joins The Doctors to help sort fact from fiction regarding the latest celebrity health headlines. Hear details on the arrest of actor and comedian George Lopez for public intoxication. Plus, The Doctors explain how drinking to excess could have a negative effect on George's transplanted kidney.

Lindsay Lohan's Sobriety

Executive editor of RumorFix.com Richard Ayoub joins The Doctors to help sort fact from fiction regarding the latest celebrity health headlines. Richard addresses the rumor of whether actress Lindsay Lohan is back on the party circuit. Plus, watch a clip of her new reality show, Lindsay , airing on OWN.

New Prescription Drug Danger?

A new drug is causing controversy and concern across the nation. Known as Zohydro ER, the powerful pill is the first ever extended-release formulation of hydrocodone, intended to help patients manage chronic pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment.

Crack Pipe Vending Machines?

Crack pipe vending machines?! Mark Townsend, executive director of the Drug User Resource Center in Vancouver, Canada, explains his reasoning for this controversial initiative to decrease the number of Hepatitis C and HIV cases in his district.

Tattoo Regret

Clinical psychologist Dr. Gabe Crenshaw responds to the story of a young woman who cut off a tattoo of her boyfriend's name and mailed it to him when she discovered he was cheating. Was this a cry for help?

Invisible Wounds: Helping Those Dealing With Moral Injury

As the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq wind down, more soldiers are coming home. Many of them are suffering from invisible wounds...psychological wounds. Now experts are exploring a new theory, something they say may be the leading cause of PTSD, and it's something we should all be giving attention to.

Addiction in 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

Should greed be considered a mental illness? The Doctors weigh in on the world of addiction explored in the Academy Award-nominated film, The Wolf of Wall Street .

Can Stress Kill You?

Join the discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist , about the dangerous effects of stress and how to relieve stress.

3 Dumb Ways Your Brain Sabotages You

Your brain is an incredible organ that allows you to function, grow, and learn. But sometimes, your brain tries to trick you. Anthony breaks down three ways that your brain will trick you into making silly mistakes.

Dr. Travis Stork Explains Dangers Of NekNominate Drinking Game

INSIDE EDITION spoke to Dr. Travis Stork of The Doctors about the dangers of the new drinking trend, NekNomination.

Writer Amy Dresner: Addicts Are Compulsive And Creative Risk-Seekers

Writer, comic and self proclaimed screw up, Amy Dresner joins us to discuss her essays, comedy, musings and her experience as a sober comedian. She speaks candidly about addiction, rehab and maintaing a sense of humor.

TheFix.Com Columnist Amy Dresner's Advice For Addicts Who Want To Find Work

Writer, comic and self proclaimed screw up, Amy Dresner joins us to discuss her essays, comedy, musings and her experience as a sober comedian. She speaks candidly about addiction, rehab and maintaing a sense of humor.

Conversations With Addicts: Amy Dresner

Writer, comic and self proclaimed screw up, Amy Dresner joins us to discuss her essays, comedy, musings and her experience as a sober comedian. She speaks candidly about addiction, rehab and maintaing a sense of humor.

On Campus: Suicide And Mental Health

Over the course of three weeks, two UPenn students committed suicide. Tragically, they are not alone. HuffPost Live goes on campus to explore if schools are failing to provide mental health support to students.

University Of Pennsylvania Student Opens Up About Suicide On Campus

Over the course of three weeks, two UPenn students committed suicide. Tragically, they are not alone. HuffPost Live goes on campus to explore if schools are failing to provide mental health support to students.

Author Jerry Stahl On Heroin Addiction: 'You're A Shot Away From Death'

Jerry Stahl's heroin-soaked 1995 memoir "Permanent Midnight," charts the author's decent into a deep heroin addiction. Stahl has since gotten clean but is still obsessed with drug-induced storytelling. He joins us to discuss addiction and recovery.

'Permanent Midnight' Author On The Biggest Misconception About Heroin

Jerry Stahl's heroin-soaked 1995 memoir "Permanent Midnight," charts the author's decent into a deep heroin addiction. Stahl has since gotten clean but is still obsessed with drug-induced storytelling. He joins us to discuss addiction and recovery.

'Happy Mutant Baby Pills' Author Talks Street Drugs Vs. Prescription Drugs

Jerry Stahl's heroin-soaked 1995 memoir "Permanent Midnight," charts the author's decent into a deep heroin addiction. Stahl has since gotten clean but is still obsessed with drug-induced storytelling. He joins us to discuss addiction and recovery.

Dr. Paul Hokemeyer Explains the Realities Effects of Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is very real, and Dr. Paul Hokemeyer joins 'The Better Show' to explain the effects it can have on a person's life.

Should Cigarette Ads Get Gory?

Mexican cigarette ads show the ill effects of smoking in graphic detail. Do The Doctors think they are a good idea or just plain nasty?

Dr. Nancy Reports on Philip Seymour Hoffman and Heroin Addiction

The untimely death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is bringing new attention to the exploding heroin crisis in this country, affecting people from all walks of life.

On Campus: The Increasing Prevalence Of Drugs

Drug abuse has always existed on college campuses. But as prescription drugs become harder to obtain, more dangerous substances, like heroin, are on the rise. HuffPost Live goes on campus to speak with students about the drug culture at college.

On Campus: Heroin Is The New Cocaine

Drug abuse has always existed on college campuses. But as prescription drugs become harder to obtain, more dangerous substances, like heroin, are on the rise. HuffPost Live goes on campus to speak with students about the drug culture at college.

Dr. Oz Comments on Philip Seymour Hoffman and the Dangers Of Heroin

Following the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, INSIDE EDITION spoke with Dr. Oz about heroin dangers and the difficulties of addiction.

Treating Depression with Electroconvulsive Therapy

It was terrifying in the '70s, but could a new, improved version of electroconvulsive therapy help thousands of depressed and bipolar patients? We show you the pros and cons of ECT.

Some Americans Face Seasonal Affective Disorder This Winter

A mental health expert explains what people can do to avoid the feeling the winter blues.

What's Causing Your 'Seasonal Funk?'

As the season changes and the sky gets darker some may experience a noticeable change in mood. Your case of the "winter blues" may actually be a type of depression called seasonal affective disorder (also called SAD). Dr. Travis Stork of The Doctors and Pfizer Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall break down the symptoms of seasonal affective disorder and ways you can treat your seasonal funk.

5 Things You Can Do to Help a Loved One Struggling with Addiction

Nicole Kosanke, one of the authors of 'Beyond Addiction,' shares concrete things friends and family members can do to support someone dealing with addiction.

'Beyond Addiction': How Science and Kindness Help People Change

The founders of the Center for Motivation & Change and authors of 'Beyond Addiction' talk about how to support loved ones in the face of addiction.

'Bigorexia' Health Impact

Medically known as muscle dysmorphia, "bigorexia" is an obsessive-compulsive disorder that causes individuals to become fixated with the notion that their muscular build is undersized and underdeveloped. Learn about the potential physical and psychological health problems that the condition can cause.

Travis Stork Weighs In Dangers Of Sizzurp

INSIDE EDITION sat down with Dr. Travis Stork of The Doctors, who offers insight into the homemade drug concoction Justin Bieber allegedly took called Sizzurp.

Todd's Battle with Alcoholism: Is There a Cure for Alcoholism?

Todd's binge drinking has cost him his job and his family. He agrees to try a new medical treatment for alcoholism, a time-released implant that claims to curb alcohol cravings. Find out if the implant has any effect on this father. Plus, what advice does former child star and recovering alcoholic, Jeremy Miller, have for Todd? This video contains images of a graphic surgical procedure. Viewer discretion is advised.

Todd's Battle with Alcohol Abuse

Todd drinks a bottle of rum every day, 30 bottles a month. After he suffered a breakdown during a family vacation and worried about Todd's influence over their son, Jackson Todd's estranged wife, Teresa, says she asked her husband to move out. Teresa reveals her fear about what Todd's drinking will do to Jackson.

The Effects of Alcohol Abuse on Your Body

The Doctors explain what alcohol abuse can do to your body and in particular, your brain. Is is doing more harm than first thought?

For Peace, Move To A City

People who live in big cities are more likely to develop poor mental health, including stress and depression. Is it worth sacrificing one's health for the cultural diversity cities can offer? How does one lead a calm and peaceful life in a big city?

Can Hoarder Symptoms Be Treated?

Doctors scan brainwaves of hoarders to better understand their condition and eventually treat it.

Brain Exercise Benefit Can Last a Decade

New research from Johns Hopkins University suggests brain exercises can improve reasoning and processing speed among older adults, and the benefits appeared to last 10 years.

Narcissistic Abusive Disorder Explained

Join the discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, to find out what Narcisstic abusive disorder means and what are the symptoms of this mental condition.

Quick Tips for Kicking the Smoking Habit

Many smokers who resolved to quit in the new year have already returned to the habit. Dr. Allison Brucker reports on the different ways that smokers can find help quitting.

The Push to Unplug for Mental Health

HuffPost's Third Metric seeks to redefine success beyond money and power. We learn how an hour unplugged once a day can help embrace moments in life without technology.

The Doctors' Fears Challenge: Blindfolded Bungee Jumping

When you're scared of the unknown, your biological warning system sounds off your adrenaline kicks in and fear takes over. Is one of The Doctors willing to face his biggest fear and jump headlong into what he dreads the most?

Can People Live Off Only Air and Sunlight?

Is it possible to meditate and live off just the air and sunlight? Sounds bizarre, but not to those who believe in something called the 'Breathairian' life-style. No food. No water. Just meditation.

How Lifting Weights Can Help You Quit Smoking

Weight lifting can double your odds of quitting smoking successfully. Fitness expert Vonda Wright, MD, explains how lifting weights helps you cope with stress and nicotine withdrawals.

I Am A Sober Companion

Sober companions are an increasingly popular alternative to rehab. A sober companion serves a number of roles from sober cab to confidant or even personal trainer. We talk to sober companions about their tactics in helping others beat addiction.

My Life As A Sober Companion

Sober companions are an increasingly popular alternative to rehab. A sober companion serves a number of roles from sober cab to confidant or even personal trainer. We talk to sober companions about their tactics in helping others beat addiction.

Myth or Reality: Will Smokers Pay More Under the Affordable Care Act?

Is it true that smokers may pay more for coverage under the Affordable Care Act? The Doctors have the answer.

What Parents Need to Know About Huffing

Trina, whose 13-year-old son passed away from huffing Freon, shares what every parent needs to know about this dangerous trend.

Trey's Family Speaks Out

Thirteen-year-old Trey was found dead near an air conditioning unit after he asphyxiated from huffing the Freon out of the unit. His mother, Trina, and his sister, Ariele, join The Doctors to share their story and emphasize the dangers of huffing Freon.

Trey's Death: Losing Your Child to Freon Huffing

Following the untimely, and seemingly inexplicable, death of her son, Trina discovered that Trey had learned how to huff Freon out of air conditioning units on the Internet and had been experimenting with the dangerous trend. Hear their story.

3 Drug Terms You Need to Know

Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears shares three new drug terms that every parent needs to know.

How Huffing Affects the Body

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains how huffing Freon affects the body.

What You Need to Know About Depression During the Holidays

Dr. Laura Saunders explains how to be sensitive to those who may not be the happiest around the holidays.

How to Avoid Holiday Disappointment

Dr. Sipes talks about how the holidays can lead to disappointment and mixed emotions.

Therapist Discusses Consequences of Affluenza

INSIDE EDITION spoke with Jessie O'Neill, the author who brought the word "affluenza" into the spotlight, about Ethan Couch's DUI trial and what people should know about the condition.

Advertising Leads to Compulsive Shopping

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, explains how advertising can lead to compulsive shopping and compulsive behavior.

You Are Your Hormones

Many of us take our hormones for granted. But insecurity, depression and suicidal thoughts can all be caused by a hormonal imbalance. Much of our identity is tied up in these chemicals so why is the journey to hormone treatment so difficult?

Coping with Eating Disorders During the Holidays

Holiday meals can often be difficult for families who have a loved one with an eating disorder. Nesita Kwan explains how families cope during this time.

The Issue of Billable Diagnosis in Mental Care

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, explains the issue of diagnosis in mental care billing and treatment.

Dangerous New Street Drug: N-Bomb

The Doctors are joined by Sergeant Mike Harrington of the Boise Police Narcotics Unit, who sheds light on a new, potentially lethal street drug called N-Bomb or 25i.

Don't Be "Sad" This Season

Feeling the winter blues? It could be much more! We have some simple do-it-yourself tricks to keep yourself happy and motivated this season.

The Dangers of Electronic Cigarettes

The Doctors are joined via polycom by Kinzie, whose e-cigarette device exploded in her car while she was driving.

Warning Signs of Teenage Substance Abuse

Dr. Steven Sussman discusses warning signs of teenage substance abuse.

How Erin Brockovich Fights Discouragement

Erin Brockovich discusses how to get over your personal hurdles. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

When The Odds Are Stacked Against You From Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich gives advice on how to not succumb to the pressures of life when it seems like everything is against you. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Sleep Therapy Seen as an Aid for Depression

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, dicusses the benefits of sleep therapy for depression.

Guru's Forum with @Joshzepps

It's time for a spiritual refresher! Today, Josh and his fellow gurus talk about meditation and staying calm during the holiday season.

The Story Behind One Man's Life Altering Surgery

At the age of 12, Howard Dully was one of the youngest patients to undergo a transorbital lobotomy, a neurosurgery prescribed to treat psychiatric conditions. Howard joins HuffPost Live and shares his story.

CRAFFT Screening Test

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, talks about the CRAFFT health screening tool developed to screen adolescents for high risk alcohol and other drug use disorders.

Take A Minute Daily To Ask How You Want To Feel Today

Josh is joined by a panel to discuss how your morning attitude can help shape the rest of your day.

Veteran Advocates For Medical Marijuana To Treat PTSD

Army Veteran Ricardo Andre Pereyda joins HuffPost Live to discuss the stigma surrounding the use of marijuana to treat PTSD.

The Causes and Prevalence of Suicide Among Men

Dan Bilsker, PhD, RPsych, discusses the possible causes and prevalence of men's suicide.

Doctor Explains How to Reduce Fear in Your Life

Dr. Jandial explains the many levels of fear and when people need to seek help for their fears.

Rising Trend In Eating Disorders Among Middle Aged Women

Anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating have long been associated with teenage girls, but there is a rising trend in women in midlife seeking treatment.

Which Is Worse: Alcohol or Marijuana?

Would you stop drinking if you found out it might make you less attractive or look older than you actually are? The Doctors answer questions about drinking mixed drinks vs. wine. Plus, family medicine physician and clinical sexologist Dr. Rachael Ross explains which is worse for your health: alcohol or marijuana.

Help! My Husband Is Depressed, From Dr. Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz addresses the common issue of unemployment and how it leads to depression. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

How To Get Over Procrastination, From Dr. Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz talks about how you can fight procrastination and get things done. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

The Secrets To Confidence, From Dr. Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz talks about what confidence is and why some people have it and some don't. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Retreats That Will Change How You Look At Life

Nancy brings us inside the best spas and resorts that will help you restore your well-being and achieve optimal health.

Anger Management Advice

The Doctors discuss Chris Brown's latest legal trouble and his recent check in to an anger management facility. "Anger, in and of itself, can actually be a healthy emotion," Dr. Travis Says. "Anger becomes a problem when you don't know how to deal with it."

Treatment Options for Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Dan Bilsker, PhD, RPsych, discusses anxiety and panic attacks.

Using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Treat Mental Disorders

Dan Bilsker, PhD, RPsych, discusses the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to treat psychological disorders.

What Is an Independent Psychological Assessment?

Dan Bilsker, PhD, RPsych, discusses independent psychological assessments and the reason insurance companies require them.

'Superhealing' Your Body & Soul

HuffPost's Third Metric seeks to redefine success beyond money and power. As part of our ongoing series, we talk to Dr. Elaine Ferguson about her book 'Superhealing' which focuses on the mind-body connection to improve your overall health.

Dr. Elaine Ferguson On Her Book 'Superhealing'

HuffPost's Third Metric seeks to redefine success beyond money and power. As part of our ongoing series, we talk to Dr. Elaine Ferguson about her book 'Superhealing' which focuses on the mind-body connection to improve your overall health.

Do Medications Cure or Control Psychiatric Problems?

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist talks about the actual effect of medications on children's psychiatric problems.

Conduct Disorder - An Overview

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, talks about the defining features and symptoms of conduct disorder.

Did Dina Lohan Get Back Behind the Wheel?

Blogger and RumorFix.com celebrity expert Micah Jesse joins The Doctors to sort fact from fiction in the latest celebrity health news. Did Dina Lohan get back behind the wheel after her recent DUI arrest?

Is Joe Jonas Suffering from Drug Addiction?

Blogger and RumorFix.com celebrity expert Micah Jesse joins The Doctors to sort fact from fiction in the latest celebrity health news. The Jonas Brothers recently cancelled their upcoming tour. Is drug addictionto blame?

Did Mischa Barton Have a Mental Breakdown?

Blogger and RumorFix.com celebrity expert Micah Jesse joins The Doctors to sort fact from fiction in the latest celebrity health news. Did former OC star Mischa Barton have a mental breakdown?

Was Lena Dunham Diagnosed with OCD?

Blogger and RumorFix.com celebrity expert Micah Jesse joins The Doctors to sort fact from fiction in the latest celebrity health news. Is it true that Girls star Lena Dunham was diagnosed with OCD?

The Symptoms of Panic Attacks

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains the many symptoms of panic attacks and how they vary from person to person.

Country Singer Naomi Judd's Struggle with Panic Attacks

Country music icon Naomi Judd opens up about her ongoing struggle with panic attacks and her methods for controlling them.

'Dr. Phil': A Heroin Addict Reveals What She Says Is a Family Secret

Loni, a heroin addict, exposes what she says is a family secret. Is someone else hiding an addiction?

A Family Goes In Search Of Their Heroin Addicted Daughter

After not seeing her heroin-addicted daughter Loni for weeks, Lynn, and her cousin, Merilee, go in search of her. See what they find.

Dr. Phil Wonders If a Heroin Addict's Faimly Is Enabeling Her

Dr. Phil speaks with a family of a heroin addict. He expresses doubt that they are ready to intervene with their 20-year-old daughter. Are they enabling her?

Dr. Phil Explains Hereditary Addiction to the Family of A Heroin Abuser

Dr. Phil speaks with the family of a heroin addict. Could her addiction be hereditary? And, is this family giving up on her?

Two Parents Ask Dr. Phil For Help With Their Heroin-Addicted Daughter

Lynn and Paul say their 20-year-old daughter, Loni, is a heroin addict, and they're desperate to get her help.

Mom Caught Faking Son's Cancer

An Ohio mom is in jail for allegedly faking her 4-year-old son's cancer diagnosis and accepting gifts and donations on behalf of the boy. How did she get caught?

Munchausen Syndrome Legacy

An Ohio mom is in jail for faking her 4-year-old son's cancer diagnosis and accepting gifts and donations on behalf of the boy. Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears explains how the child may be further affected.

The Treatment of Postpartum Psychiatric Conditions

Lakshmi Yatham, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych (UK), discusses treatment of postpartum psychiatric conditions.

Lets Get Synthetic

From 'club drug' standards like Ketamine to new research chemicals like 4ACO-DMT, 40 percent of drug users are turning to synthetics for their highs. How are users procuring these drugs, what are the effects and is there any upside to their use?

Are Synthetic Drugs Getting A Bad Rap?

From 'club drug' standards like Ketamine to new research chemicals like 4ACO-DMT, 40 percent of drug users are turning to synthetics for their highs. How are users procuring these drugs, what are the effects and is there any upside to their use?

How To Stop Deaths At Music Festivals

From 'club drug' standards like Ketamine to new research chemicals like 4ACO-DMT, 40 percent of drug users are turning to synthetics for their highs. We speak with experts about music festival deaths.

The Godfather Of Synthetic Drugs

From 'club drug' standards like Ketamine to new research chemicals like 4ACO-DMT, 40 percent of drug users are turning to synthetics for their highs. We speak with experts about the influence of Sasha Leary.

You Wine Glass Can Determine the Amount You Drink

How much wine you drink depends on the glass you choose.

Is Your Behavior Normal, or Not?

Editor-in-chief of "Reader's Digest" Liz Vaccariello stops by to reveal a few interesting scenarios and help determine whether you may be normal ... or not.

Administering Ketamine to Treat Depression

Many adults suffer from the debilitating symptoms associated with depression. Now, researchers say a drug that's used in hospitals and abused on the streets, may dramatically change their state of mind.

The Warning Signs of Depression

The Doctors has an exciting partnership with USA Weekend magazine as the exclusive medical contributors to its weekly HealthSmart column! Learn about the potential warning signs of depression in the latest article.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Overview

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, talks about Seasonal affective disorder and its effect on adults and kids.

Exploding E-Cigarettes Raise Concerns

Stories of exploding e-cigarettes and serious burns. Is there cause for concern as e-cigarettes increase in popularity?

Trainers Should Be Aware of Athlete Mental Health

Athletic trainers should be aware of any mental health issues in their student athletes.

Fearful Memories Can Be Treated During Sleep

Fearful memories can be treated during sleep, a new study finds.

Meditation Teacher To The Stars

His clients include Oprah, Russell Brand, Martin Scorcese and Dr. Oz, but renowned meditation teacher Bob Roth also serves low-income and under-served communities by sharing his passion: transcendental meditation.

Meditation Guru Bob Roth: 'Stress Is the Black Plague Of The 21st Century'

Meditation guru Bob Roth joins Nancy to explain the benefits of meditation.

How a New OCD Center Is Innovating Treatment

Sage Psychotherapy Associates, a newly renovated facility for OCD treatments in California, offers the latest advancement in treatment and psychotherapy to help people address their Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

Doctors on Drugs: What You Need to Know

From alcohol to cocaine to pain pills- tens of millions of Americans deal with addiction every day. But what happens when healthcare professionals become addicts? Learn more about the shocking stats and the special program helping them get back om track to treating patients.

Addicted to Attorneys: Why We Should Care

Is your high stress job driving you to drink? If so, you're not alone-especially if you're a lawyer. Statistics show that 15 to 20 percent of all lawyers in the U.S. suffer from alcohol or substance abuse. Learn about a treatment program specifically designed for the legal profession.

Dangerous New Synthetic Drug: Crazy Clown

The Doctors share everything you need to know about a dangerous new synthetic drug called "Crazy Clown." Learn how you can protect your children.

Debating Anti-Smoking Campaigns

The Doctors discuss two drastically different PSAs to discourage smoking one that takes a comical approach and one that instills fear. Which campaign has a stronger impact?

Is Suburban Poverty Contributing To Rising Heroin Use?

In our last segment on heroin's meteoric rise in the United States the economy of the trade was touched on but left out to discuss other matters. In this second part of 'Heroin USA' we'll dive into the recessions cause and effect on the trade.

Heroin USA Part 2: ECON 101

In our last segment on heroin's meteoric rise in the United States the economy of the trade was touched on but left out to discuss other matters. In this second part of 'Heroin USA' we'll dive into the recessions cause and effect on the trade.

How Obamacare Will Help Drug Treatment

Mark Kleiman, Professor of Public Policy at UCLA, joins HuffPost Live to discuss how the implementation of Obamacare will actually help those seeking drug treatment.

How To Discuss Death With Your Children

Child psychiatrist Bob Hill joins Q13 FOX to discuss appropriate ways you can talk with your children about death.

Starting New Habits One Step At A Time

Josh is joined by a panel to discuss why it's important to start small when starting new habits or breaking old ones.

Guru's Forum With @Joshzepps

It's time for a spiritual refresher! Josh and his fellow gurus discuss the life of one of the world's greatest meditation leaders, successful ways of forming new habits and the healing powers of pen and paper. What do you do to stay calm?

Parents Shouldn't Tell Their Kids To 'Be Careful'

Nancy explores how fear in your everyday life affects your success and personal relationships. Healthy living experts join HuffPost Live to discuss how we can identify the fears that hold us back and how we can conquer them.

I'm 26 And I'm Scared Of Driving

Karen Chang joins HuffPost Live to discuss how even at age 26, she is petrified to get behind the wheel of a car.

A Deeper Look at Mental Illness

Mental illness is more common than cancer, diabetes, AIDS, and even heart disease. For many being treated for mental illness, it's all about sharing their stories and hoping to inspire others.

A Call to Service: Giving an Hour to Save Wounded Warriors

Since the U.S. went to war with Iraq, more than 50,000 service men and women have returned home wounded, but it's the scars that you can't see that may do the most damage. Now it's one woman's mission to help these wounded warriors recover from PTSD.

What Is Depression?

10% of people have depression or another mood disorder. Could you be one of them?

Mid-Life Stress and Dementia

A 40-year Swedish study revealed that stressors during mid-life may result in dementia in late-life.

Backstreet Boy Nick Carter on Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Backstreet Boy Nick Carter offers some advice to other young people in the spotlight who might be struggling with drug and alcohol abuse.

Diagnosed With A New Lease On Life

HuffPost's Third Metric seeks to redefine success beyond money and power. As part of our ongoing series we explore how people who have been diagnosed with serious illness approach life in a new way.

How Illness Can Motivate People To Live

As part of our ongoing series Third Metric we explore how people who have been diagnosed with serious illness stay positive and approach life in a new way.

Effective Addiction Treatment

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D - child & adolescent psychologist, discusses effective addiction treatment for children and teens.

Chronic Care May Not Help Addiction

Chronic care management may not be an effective way to treat drug and alcohol addiction.

Bipolar Disorder Symptoms in Children Vs. Adults

Lakshmi Yatham, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych (UK), discusses the symptoms of bipolar disorder in kids vs. adults.

Treatment Options for Bipolar Depressive or Manic Disorders

Lakshmi Yatham, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych (UK), discusses treatment of bipolar depressive or manic disorders.

Identifying Binge Behaviors

Behavioral expert Dr. Mantell explains how to identify binge behaviors and where you can turn for help.

The Flesh-Eating Narcotic Krokodil

U.S. health officials are reporting evidence of a potentially deadly narcotic that rots your flesh from the inside out! The Doctors discuss the dangers of krokodil.

Sanjay Gupta's Marijuana Stance

After spending a year researching medicinal marijuana, neurosurgeon and CNN's chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta changed his stance on the drug. The former critic came out in support of using cannabis to treat some medical conditions in his documentary Weed.

Cannabis Clubs For Moms

Moms organize cannabis tasting parties.

Bar Accused of Cocktail Switch

Some bars in New Jersey have been accused of serving unsuspecting patrons rubbing alcohol with food coloring instead of whiskey, in an effort to cut down on costs.

Grateful Dead Drummer's Brain Research: 'It's Music As Medicine'

Former 'Grateful Dead' drummer Mickey Hart has teamed up with neuroscientist Dr. Adam Gazzaley to discover if there are "good vibrations" that can heal brain injury. HuffPost Live finds out more about their joint project 'Rhythm and The Brain'.

Mackenzie Phillips on Overcoming Addiction

Actress, recovering addict and author of High on Arrival Mackenzie Phillips joins The Doctors to discuss her public battle with drug addiction and her new perspective on life after overcoming drug dependence.

The New Heroin Epidemic

From prescription drugs to illegal narcotics, the DEA reports an alarming surge in drug use and abuse among Americans over recent years. In particular, usage of the highly addictive opiate, heroin, has spiked to an epidemic level. The increase in America's heroin use prompted E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork to visit Baltimore, Maryland a city that's often labeled "the heroin capital of the U.S."

How Heroin Affects the Body and Mind

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains how the highly addictive opiate heroin affects both the body and the mind. Plus, actress, recovering addict and author of 'High on Arrival' Mackenzie Phillips weighs in on whether heroin users can ever overcome addiction without rehab.

The Powerful Pull of Heroin

See how the powerful pull of heroin affects a 21-year-old heroin addict named John, when he is given the opportunity to enter into an addiction treatment facility. Plus, actress, recovering addict and author of High on Arrival Mackenzie Phillips explains why it's often hard for addicts to accept help.

The Rehab Process for Heroin Addiction

Dr. Melissa Lee Warner, medical director at The Farley Center in Williamsburg, Virginia, explains how addicts typically react when first entering a treatment facility. Plus, learn whether a 21-year-old heroin user named John was successful in overcoming his addiction.

Entering Rehab for Heroin Addiction

After one last binge, a 21-year-old heroin addict named John agrees to enter rehab. Watch as registered nurse, former addict and author of The Interventionist Joani Gammill helps guide him on the road to recovery.

What You Need to Know About a Psychiatric Diagnosis

Psychiatrist Dr. Allen Frances shares the three things you need to know if you are given a psychiatric diagnosis.

Breakthrough Migraine Treatment Has Sufferers Rejoicing

A new breakthrough in migraine treatment combines both surgery and traditional treatment.

New Study Finds Alcohol Doesn't Cause Depression

Based on his research, a University of Western Australia professor announced that he has found no legitimate link between alcohol consumption and depression.

The U.S. Army Sees Record Year For Military Suicides

2012 was a record year for military suicides. Julie Meeks spoke with experts about mental health issues for those serving in the military and what may have caused this spike.

The Genetics of Alcohol Addiction

There are many people who drink alcohol and never become addicted. But others- despite the destructive consequences- can't stop. We'll share the biggest risk factors that can mean the difference between those two extremes.

How Common Is Depression?

Lakshmi Yatham, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych (UK), discusses depression and its prevalence in the population.

Postpartum Depression Vs. Blues

Lakshmi Yatham, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych (UK), discusses postpartum depression and the difference between this mental illness and postpartum blues.

Supremely Happy Habits

Join the forum as we dive into some healthy habits that can leads to happiness and mental wellness.

Mike Sorrentino's Experience With Suboxone

In a The Doctors ' daytime exclusive, Jersey Shore reality star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino candidly discusses his ongoing battle with prescription pill addiction. Hear how the drug suboxone has helped him control the habit.

Medical Center Is Testing Progesterone as a Treatment For Brain Injury

An Ohio medical center is testing progesterone as a possible treatment for traumatic brain injury.

The Risks of Teens Smoking E-Cigarettes

They're smoke-free, but are they risk-free? The new concerns being expressed about the new E-cigarettes growing quickly in popularity, especially among teens.

5 Things to Know About Mental Health Medications

Pharmaceutical Specialist Charles Caley from the University of Connecticut talks about what people being medically treated for mental illnesses need to know.

Mike Sorrentino's Prescription Painkiller Addiction

In a The Doctors ' daytime exclusive, 'Jersey Shore' reality star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino candidly discusses his ongoing battle with prescription pill addiction.

How Suboxone Affects the Brain

Learn how a drug called suboxone suppresses withdrawal symptoms and cravings for people addicted to opiates.

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino's Experience with Suboxone

In a The Doctors' daytime exclusive, 'Jersey Shore' reality star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino candidly discusses his ongoing battle with prescription pill addiction. Hear how the drug suboxone has helped him control the habit.

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino's Intervention

In a The Doctors' daytime exclusive, Jersey Shore reality star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino candidly discusses his ongoing battle with prescription pill addiction. Mike's older brother, Mark, recalls the family intervention staged to convince Mike that he needed to seek professional help.

Joani Gammill on America's Opiate Addiction

Addiction specialist and author of 'The Interventionist' Joani Gammill reveals startling statistics about opiate addiction in the United States.

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino's Prescription Drug Sobriety Plan

In a The Doctors ' daytime exclusive, Jersey Shore reality star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino candidly discusses his ongoing battle with prescription pill addiction. Hear his outlook on moving forward and maintaining sobriety.

The Dangers of Using the Molly Drug

Shelley Goldsmith, a 19-year-old University of Virginia student, died this summer after collapsing at a Washington, D.C., club after allegedly taking the synthetic drug, "Molly." Her parents, Rob and Dede Goldsmith join The Doctors to raise awareness about the dangers of the drug.

How the Drug Molly Affects Your Body

Physician Dr. Travis Stork explains how the synthetic drug "Molly" affects your body.

When Is Stress Good for You?

A public disclosure by a technology executive that he has cancer has led to lots of self-reflection in China. The WSJ's Wei Gu talks to Feisal Aibhai of health consultancy Qineticare about the advantages of stress and how one can manage it.

Suicide Prevention Week: Starshell Discusses Losing Her Sister to Suicide

For some, being an entertainer is more than just performing, it also means giving back to a meaningful cause. Starshell, our favorite "birthday girl" and burgeoning singer/actress is helping with suicide prevention, a cause near and dear to her heart. Inspired by her sister's untimely death, Starshell is lending a hand to several organizations, including her own. Press play to learn more about Mary J. Blige's mentee and why Suicide Awareness Week is so important.

Arianna Huffington Explains The Third Metric

The co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Media Group spoke at the Women of Influence Luncheon in Toronto, Sept. 11, 2013

FDA Announces New Prescription Painkiller Labels

Certain prescription painkillers, including Oxycontin, will have new labels in an effort to prevent accidental overdoses.

Living With Schizophrenia

NowThis News VJ Katie Quinn spoke with her uncle Paul, about his experiences living with schizophrenia.

Alcohol Abuse and Eating Disorders Share a Genetic Link

Alcohol abuse and eating disorders may share a genetic link.

Connected Warriors Yoga

Kathy Rogers teaches yoga to soldiers to help them cope with the stresses of military life.

Should Mental Illness Be Treated Like Physical Illness?

Many healthcare plans cover mental illness and substance abuse disorders just like any other physical illness. However, there's still a stigma surrounding mental illness and the American Psychiatric Association is launching a campaign to discourage that way of thinking.

Dogs Are Helpful in Developmental Therapy

Dogs are a helpful therapy tool for some patients with severe developmental issues.

Controlling Molly

Following the Electric Zoo deaths, legislators and parents are calling for tough measures on the drug molly. We've seen tough drug measures fail before. Will the cultural reaction to molly reshape our country's acceptance of recreational drugs?

Molly Is NEVER Pure

Vanessa Grigoriadis and Missi Wooldridge join Ricky to talk about how the term "molly" actually refers to a whole number of drugs and chemicals, and what people are getting on the street and at music festivals isn't ever pure.

How To Better Monitor Molly Use

HuffPost Entertainment Editor Kia Makarechi joins Ricky on set to discuss a piece he wrote on the drug molly and to debate whether or not the drug is a growing threat.

Binge Drinking Can Cost the US Nearly $3 Billion a Year

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explores high costs associated with binge drinking in the U.S. Excessive alcohol use cost states and D.C. a median of $2.9 billion in 2006.

Handling The Stress Epidemic

Dr. James R. Doty, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford University, discusses the importance of handling our stress levels.

The Importance Of Compassion

Dr. James R. Doty, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford University, reminds us that compassion must be the ethos of our society.

Why It's So Hard To Catch Mental Health Issues In The Military

HuffPost Senior Military Correspondent David Wood and David Wood, a retired Air Force Colonel, join HuffPost Live to discuss why it is so hard to catch mental health issues for those serving in the military.

How This Veteran And His Wife Fought Through Extreme PTSD

Mike McMichael and his wife, Jackie, join HuffPost Live to discuss how the both of them struggled to cope with his PTSD after he returned from Iraq.

How The Wife Of A Veteran Suffered Through His PTSD

Jackie McMichael, the wife of an Iraqi War Veteran, talks with Dena about how she had to suffer through the effects of her husband's PTSD.

A Veteran's War Trauma Led Him To This Breaking Point

Mike McMichael, an Iraqi War Veteran, joins HuffPost Live to talk about how what he experienced overseas led him to his breaking point at home.

The Challenges Of Treatment For Soldiers Suffering War Trauma

HuffPost Senior Military Correspondent David Wood & Jackie McMichael, the wife of an Iraqi War Veteran, discuss what the challenges are in terms of soldiers receiving treatment for trauma suffered during war.

Treatment Options for Children with OCD

Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, explains what you can do for your child if they are diagnosed with OCD.

How Dr. Travis Lost His Cool in the E.R.

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork shares a personal story of losing his temper in the E.R.

Anger Management for Doctors?

The Doctors discuss stress and anger issues in the medical profession and share personal stories from their lives.

Does Progress Breed Mental Illness?

One possible explanation for the dramatic increase in mental illness across the United States may be our society's obsession with progress. When we're constantly pushing to the top and comparing ourselves, are we breeding mental illness?

Is Our Quest For Progress Breeding Mental Illness?

One possible explanation for the dramatic increase in mental illness across the United States may be our society's obsession with progress. Ricky discusses this notion with a panel of experts.

Marilu Henner on Connecting Your Health and Memory

Marilu Henner explains how her memory affects her life and career as well as the connection between health and memory.

Gay Conversion Therapy Is Child Abuse

Gov. Christie signed a ban on gay conversion therapy emphasizing conversion therapy exposes children to health risks, outweighing potential benefits. More to the point, conversion therapy is child abuse risking depression, drug abuse and suicide.

Clinical Interventionist Once Died From Alcohol Abuse

Certain beer brands, malt liquor in particular, are more likely to lead to patient visits to the emergency room. And one third of all injury E.R. visits nationwide are alcohol related. Should beers with more alcohol have clearer warning labels? Jeff reveals his struggles with alcohol.

Emergency Physician: Alcohol One Of The Most Dangerous Drugs

Certain beer brands, malt liquor in particular, are more likely to lead to patient visits to the emergency room. And one third of all injury E.R. visits nationwide are alcohol related. Should beers with more alcohol have clearer warning labels? Dr. Vinocur discusses why alcohol is a dangerous drug.

Psychiatrist: Black Prisoners More Likely To Have Mental Illnesses Overlook

Solitary confinement has been proven to be detrimental to the health of inmates suffering from mental illnesses. There are safeguards in place, but it's still happening, despite the fact that it's unhealthy and counterproductive. Dr. Kupers discusses the unfair treatment of black inmates with mental illness inside the prison system.

Man Diagnosed Bipolar After Years In Solitary Confinement

Solitary confinement has been proven to be detrimental to the health of inmates suffering from mental illnesses. There are safeguards in place, but it's still happening, despite the fact that it's unhealthy and counterproductive. Ryan shares his experience of suffering from bipolar disorder while being locked in solitary confinement.

Sober Socializing

Full Segment: Whether you're a recovering alcoholic, or simply on a two-week detox, refraining from booze amongst friends can be a tall order. Has our society become over-reliant on adult beverages for socialization?

Mentally Ill Patients Deserve Equality

Full Segment: When patients with mental illness seek treatment for physical ailments, doctors often misdiagnose them due to a lack of follow-up interventions. This contributes to a shocking decrease in life expectancy for mentally ill patients. How can we fix it?

Living In A Meth Lab

David Parnell joins Ricky to talk about being close to the production of meth and how easy it is to make.

Should Schools Be Allowed To Screen Students For Mental Issues?

One high school in Lancaster County, Penn., is introducing a mental health screening program in light of the Sandy Hook Elementary School which left 26 people dead. The accused shooter had a mental health issue, and this voluntary high school program will aim to detect mental issues before they affect others.

How You Can Train Your Mind To Do The Impossible

By exercising the brain (yes, you can use repetition and habit as you do when you exercise the body), we can achieve what may have previously seemed nearly impossible.

Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, Child & Adolescent Psychologist, explains what Munchausen Syndrome by proxy means and how people who are affected by it behave.

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, Child & Adolescent Psychologist, explains what borderline personality disorder means and how it is treated.

Emma's Story: Growing Up With Anxiety

Emma Gray joins Caitlyn on set to talk about growing up with anxiety issues.

Self Injury or Self Harm

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, Child & Adolescent Psychologist, explains what is considered self injury or self harm and when to intervene.

Exercise Can Help Control Stress

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D. child & adolescent psychologist, talks about how exercising can help control stress.

Pill Overdose Prevention

Full Segment: Roughly one million Americans attempt suicide every year. Prevention comes in many forms, but there's recently been a push overseas to stop selling high volume over-the-counter pills like Tylenol, Advil and other staples. Should America take note?

Would Needle Exchange Help Or Hurt Community?

A proposed needle exchange in one Seattle-area community has a coffee shop owner upset. The owner is a recovering addict himself, but is worried the needle exchange would just enable drug addicts in the neighborhood.

3 Steps to Help Kids With Back-to-School Anxiety

Dr. Greg Sipes is talking about how to talk with your kids about going back to school after a long summer break to avoid anxiety.

Helping Children with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, co-founder of the child & teen success centers in NY & NJ, explains how children are affected by PTSD.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Following Asiana Airplane Crash

Dr. Steven Sussman discusses the effect of PTSD on those involved in the Asiana plane crash in July 2013.

The Saddest States In America

A study on America's well-being reports that residents of IN, OH, KY, WV, TN, MI, AL, AR, LA, and OK have the poorest emotional health. Lauren Michelle Kinsey and Dr. Mary K. Alvord explain some of the factors.

The United Unhappy States Of America

A study on America's well-being reports that residents of IN, OH, KY, WV, TN, MI, AL, AR, LA, and OK have the poorest emotional health. Why is the belt between Louisiana and Ohio so sad?

Toes-Knocking Out Neuropathy

About 20 million people in the U.S. suffer from it-Now there's a new, non-invasive treatment that could help many people battling neuropathy.

An Overview of Schizophrenia

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, Child & Adolescent Psychologist, Co-Founder of the Child & Teen Success Centers in NY & NJ, explains what schizophrenia is and how it affects the brain.

What Is a Nervous Breakdown?

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, Child & Adolescent Psychologist Co-Founder of the Child & Teen Success Centers in NY & NJ, explains what nervous breakdown means and the symptoms of a true nervous breakdown.

Habits Of Outrageously Successful People

More and more leaders in the corporate world have been taking note of the benefits of meditation, which include lower stress levels, improved cognitive functioning, creative thinking and productivity, and even improved physical health. Carolyn Gregoire joins Ahmed to discuss.

When Is Music Too Loud?

The Doctors explain how to know when loud music is too loud and may cause hearing loss.

Bipolar Psychological Treatment

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, co-founder of the child & teen success centers in NY & NJ, explains alternative treatment options for bipolar disorder.

Depression in Children

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, co-founder of the child & teen success centers in NY & NJ, explains the causes and treatment for depression in children.

A Single Dose of Ritalin Can Decrease the Compulsion to Use Drugs

Researchers at New York's Mount Sinai School of Medicine found that a single dose of Ritalin decreased connectivity between the parts of the brain where habits form.

Dealing with Kids Who Suffer from Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child and adolescent psychologist, co-founder of the Child and Teen Success centers in NY and NJ, explains how he deals children who suffer from ODD.

Treatment Options for Kids with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child and adolescent psychologist, co-founder of the Child and Teen Success centers in NY and NJ, explains how he deals children who suffer from OCD.

Dealing with Kids Who Suffer from Affective or Mood Disorders

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child and adolescent psychologist, co-founder of the Child and Teen Success centers in NY and NJ, explains how he deals with kids with mood disorders.

Lifestyle Choices That Dumb Us Down

Could where you live and play make you dumber? The choices you make today could be robbing your brain power.

Dealing with Homesickness

Dr. Steven Sussman, Child and Adolescent Psychologist, discusses dealing with homesickness among children.

Camp Homesickness Among Kids

Dr. Steven Sussman, Child and Adolescent Psychologist, talks about dealing with kids' summer camp homesickness.

Who Is Molly?

LSD in the 60's, weed in the 70's, coke in the 80's and heroin in the 90's. Every decade has an "it" drug. Right now it's Molly, a drug advertised as pure MDMA. So who is Molly... and who is taking her home at night?

Emergency Doctor On Molly: 'There Is No Safe Way To Use This Drug'

Emergency Medicine Physician Dr. Robert Glatter joins Marc to talk about why Molly is a dangerous drug and the affects it can have on the human body.

Women And Alcohol: When I Knew I Had A Problem

Kristen Houghton joins HuffPost Live and talks about how she knew that she had a problem with alcohol.

Alternative Medicine: Living With BiPolar Disorder

An estimated six million Americans suffer from Bipolar disorder, including this man who has decided to battle his recent diagnosis head on. Tom Ryan has discovered an alternative treatment that works for him -- and it begins with putting one foot in front of the other.

What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, co-founder of the child & teen success centers in NY & NJ, explains

How to Quit Smoking: Prescription Methods

Want to know how to quit smoking? We take a look at how the two prescription methods available to you can help you finally ditch the habit.

What Brings Some People to Commit Suicide?

Every year one million people take their own life, and suicide is said to be vastly under-reported. Who are the people who are likely to commit suicide and what brings them to this state?

Anti-Smoking Ads Appear to Be Effective

An international study suggests ads encouraging smokers to quit can be effective.

Medications Can Help Smokers Quit

New research shows medications can help people quit smoking.

Anorexic Body Image Can Affect Unconscious Movement

People who suffer from anorexia nervosa have distorted body images that appear to affect their unconscious movements.

Teen and Kids Eating Disorders - Overview

Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child and adolescent psychologist co-founder of the child and teen success centers in NY and NJ, talks about teen eating disorders and the causes of eating disorders.

Movement Disorders and Tourette Syndrome in Children

Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child and adolescent psychologist co-founder of the child and teen success centers in NY and NJ, talks about movement disorders and tourette's in children.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder - ODD

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, co-founder of the Child & Teen Success Centers in NY and NJ talks about oppositional defiant disorder and its symptoms.

Depression in Children

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D, child & adolescent psychologist, co-founder of the Child & Teen Success Centers in NY and NJ talks about the appearance of depression among children.

How to Reduce Your Caffeine Addiction

Caffeine is now worthy of two official diagnoses in the mental health diagnostic manual. Sumathi Reddy looks at what techniques work to reduce coffee addiction, and why some people have a harder time quitting than others.

Be More Miserable

Most people do everything they can to fight sadness and misery from overtaking their daily routines. But a new study says that misery may be vital to our mental well-being. Is it time to rethink our efforts to curb negativity from our lives?

Stop Running From Misery To Improve Your Health

Author Jay Michaelson and Professor Jonathan Adler, Ph.D. join Ricky to discuss why it's important to listen to all your emotions (even the negative ones).

Is Suicide Contagious?

Teens with a classmate who committed suicide are more likely to consider it themselves.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D - Child & Adolescent Psychologist Co-Founder of the Child & Teen Success Centers in NY & NJ

Mood Disorders in Children

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D - Child and Adolescent Psychologist, talks about children's mood disorders

Anxiety Disorders in Children

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D - Child and Adolescent Psychologist, talks about anxiety disorders in children.

Pandas and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Dr. Steven Sussman, Ph.D - Child and Adolescent Psychologist, talks about the Pandas disorder and OCD.

There's Actually No Such Thing As Multitasking

There's actually no such thing as multitasking

George Stephanopoulos: Why I Meditate

George Stephanopoulos: Why I Meditate

You Can Overmedicate Yourself Without Knowing It

Doctors say patients often overmedicate themselves without even knowing it while taking several products that contain the same medication.

Katie Couric Talks Stress With Mark Hyman

Katie Couric talks stress with Mark Hyman

Dean Ornish, M.D.: Chronic Stress Can Make Your Life Shorter

Dean Ornish, M.D.: Chronic stress can make your life shorter

How Arianna Huffington And Mika Brzezinski Decided To Redefine Success

Third Metric: How Arianna Huffington And Mika Brzezinski Decided To Redefine Success

Lack of State Funding Responsible for the Increase in Mental Health Issues

20% of the American population has problems with mental health; unfortunately, many states have slashed funding that would provide health.

Non-Prescription Oral Methods to Help You Quit Smoking

Can nicotine gum, micro tablets or lozenges help you to quit smoking? Watch our short video to learn about three of these non-prescription methods.

Children Dealing with Loneliness

Child and adolescent psychologist, and Co-Founder of the Child and Teen Success Centers in NY and NJ, Steven Sussman, Ph.D explains how children deal with loneliness and how their parents can help them.

Helicopter Parents May Cause Depression

Child and adolescent psychologist, and Co-Founder of the Child and Teen Success Centers in NY and NJ, Steven Sussman, Ph.D explains how helicopter parenting can lead to depression.

Non Prescription Methods to Help You Quit Smoking

Learn about 3 non-prescription methods to get rid of your smoking habit.

How to Keep Your Brain in Shape

Here are some tips to challenge your brain to keep it working it's best so it doesn't deteriorate.

Dangers of Caring For an Eldery Family Member

When caring for an elderly loved one, it's still important to worry about your own health. Home Instead Senior Care has started a new program to raise awareness of "caregiver distress."

Doctors Advised to Ask Patients About Alcohol Use During Exams

A government task force recommends that doctors ask questions about alcohol use during routine physical exams.

Documentary Sparks Conversation on Women and Alcoholism

A documentary is sparking dialog on women and alcoholism and its effects on their lives.

Are Middle-Aged Men The Loneliest?

Middle-aged men tend to be more lonely than anyone else, but why? Dr. Melinda Moore, a clinical psychologist, talks to HuffPost Live about what the causes may be.

Why Is The Suicide Rate Climbing?

Dr. Melinda Moore, a clinical psychologist, joins HuffPost Live to discuss what is causing the suicide rate to climb.

A Link Between Racism And PTSD?

Little research has been done on the psychological effects of racism, but data reveals that African-Americans experience PTSD at a prevalence rate of 9.1% versus 6.8% in non-Hispanic Whites. What is the link between racism and PTSD? Dr. Monnica WIlliams, a Clinical Psychologist, joins to discuss.

The Difference Between Male And Female Friendships

Difference Between Male And Female Friendships

Why We Have More In Common With Superheroes Than You Might Think

Many of us admire superheroes. But while we wish we were like them, superheros have major psychological problems. Batman is socially awkward... Iron Man is a narcissist... and Superman has identity issues. What does this say about us? Guests Dr. Travis Langley and Dr. Andrea Letamendi join Alyona to discuss.

Superhero Psychology

Full Segment: Many of us admire superheroes. But while we wish we were like them, superheros have major psychological problems. Batman is socially awkward... Iron Man is a narcissist... and Superman has identity issues. What does this say about us?

Teen Drug Addiction: Whose Fault Is It?

Join the discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D about teen drug addiction and why parents tend to blame themselves.

Dr. Steven Sussman on Teenage Suicide

Discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D - Child & Adolescent Psychologist Co-Founder of the Child & Teen Success Centers in NY & NJ

Woman's Hair-Pulling Obsession Caused Her To Leave School

Between 2% and 5% of Americans suffer from trichotillomania, a compulsive urge to pull out one's own hair. It can lead to noticeable hair loss and social anxiety. What's it like to live with this frustrating disease? Guest Valerie Vanone shares her story.

Woman Has Been Pulling Her Hair Out Since Age 7

Between 2% and 5% of Americans suffer from trichotillomania, a compulsive urge to pull out one's own hair. It can lead to noticeable hair loss and social anxiety. What's it like to live with this frustrating disease? Guest Sandy Rosenblatt shares her story.

Drugs, Sex and Teen Behavior

Discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D - Child & Adolescent Psychologist Co-Founder of the Child & Teen Success Centers in NY & NJ

Study Shows Quitting Smoking Can Lead to Weight Gain

JAMA Study says that even though quitting smoking leads to weight gain, the benefits out weigh the risks.

New Controversy Over Mental Health Manual

In the new psychiatric manual of mental disorders, grief soon after a loved one's death can be considered major depression. Extreme childhood temper tantrums get a fancy name. And certain "senior moments" are called "mild neurocognitive disorder."

Hypnotherapy Changed My Life

Full Segment: Hypnotherapy helped one man lose 100 pounds, one lady kick her smoking habit after 25 years & one sports team overcome a big losing streak. We speak with users & a renowned expert about how & why hypnotherapy works for certain people but not others.

Battle Buddies Help Vets Overcome PTSD

Invisible war wounds can last a lifetime in the minds of our military men and women. Could four-legged friends be the best prescription for these troops? We take a look at the canine controversy.

What Is "Sizzurp?"

Learn about a dangerous new drug trend called "sizzurp," a concoction made from liquefied candy or juice, combined with prescription-strength cough syrup and sugary sodas.

The Doctors Investigate "Sizzurp"

The Doctors ' Investigative Reporter Melanie Woodrow uncovers shocking details about the use and abuse of the narcotic purple concoction known as "sizzurp."

The Dangers of the New Sizzurp Drug

Learn about a dangerous new drug trend called "sizzurp," a concoction made from liquefied candy or juice, combined with prescription-strength cough syrup and sugary sodas. See how sizzurp users are acquiring mass quantities of prescription-strength cough syrup to make the drug. Plus, The Doctors explain why the drug-laced drink is dangerous and potentially deadly.

Therapy Dolls For Children in Crisis

Learn how a therapeutic stuffed animal named Cory the Crisis Penguin is helping children cope with their sorrows and fears in the wake of the tragic event.

Cory the Penguin's Impact on a Traumatized Child

See how a therapeutic stuffed animal named Cory the Crisis Penguin helped Alexa, a third-grade student who was in attendance at Sandy Hook Elementary on the tragic day of the shootings.

The Warning Signs of "Almost Addicts"

Meet a former Super Bowl champ whose football career was destroyed by addiction and learn how people who haven't been diagnosed as addicts could be walking a dangerous line.

Spotting Mental Illness in Your Spit

People with mental disorders can spend years trying to find the right drug treatments to keep their symptoms at bay, while suffering serious side effects from therapies that don't work. Now, a unique test could help change that.

How To Overcome Pill Addiction

Prescription drug addiction is on the rise, so when Addiction Specialist & Lifestyle Interventionist Brad Lamm appeared on Mondays With Marlo, he weighed in on how to overcome it. If you're addicted to an opiate or a benzodiazepine, you need a medically-supervised detox. See a different doctor than the one who prescribed the drug. That first doctor who prescribed the medication may not be familiar with addictive behavior.

The Startling Research Into Psychopaths

The question of what lurks inside the brain of the perpetrators of the worst crimes is intriguing. What have we already learned about the brains of criminals, what more is there to learn, and how can this knowledge help society at large?

Neuroscientist On Gene Research Into Psychopaths

Dr. James Fallon joins HuffPost Live and discusses the role genetics play when it comes to psychopaths.

Do Psychopaths Need Jail Or Rehabilitation?

Should psychopaths be locked up for the rest of their lives, or is it possible for them to be rehabilitated and reinserted back into society?

Just Tasting Alcohol Increases Dopamine

Just the taste of alcohol can trigger a release of dopamine - especially for those with a history of alcoholism.

Returning Veterans Suffer Lingering Problems With Limb Injuries

Researchers say many veterans who suffer serious limb injuries have lingering problems with pain and mental health.

Scientists Measure Fear Of Missing Out

Feeling like you're missing out on something--like everyone else is doing something cooler than you--is a very real thing. It's called FOMO, and now there's a test to measure just how bad you may have it.

Vodka Eyeballing Explained

Steven Sussman, Ph.D, explains what is 'Vodka Eyeballing' (the practice of "drinking" vodka through your eyes) and what are the consequences.

Cardiac Consequences?

Does binge drinking in college increase the risk of serious heart problems later in life?

Exercise Could Help Teen Smokers Light Up Less Often

Getting more exercise could help teen smokers light up less often.

Google Searches Reveal Mental Health Issues Could Be Seasonal

A study of Google searches suggests mental health issues are strongly linked to seasonal patterns.

Welcome To Your Midlife Crisis

No one wants to believe they're going to have a midlife crisis. Whether it's yours, or your spouses, people can find themselves in the midst of a midlife crisis with no support. What's the best way to deal with loosing it in your 50's?

Doctor: Don't Call It A Midlife Crisis!

Dr. Susan Whitbourne joins Abby to discuss why a midlife 'crisis' is more of a transition than some sort of disaster.

Tips For Dealing With Your Midlife Crisis

Agi Smith and Rachel Cohen join Abby to offer some tips to help those experiencing a midlife crisis.

Teen Misuse of Prescription Drug Increased

Teen misuse and abuse of prescription drugs up 33 percent over the last 5 years, study says.

Study Shows Antibiotics Are Being Overused

A new government study shows U.S. doctors are prescribing enough antibiotics to give them to 4 out of 5 Americans every year, an alarming pace that suggests they're being overused. Karen McNew reports.

Students for Marijuana Legalization

Alec Jones, a student at NYU, contests that legalizing marijuana shouldn't just be a legal issue, but it should also be viewed as a health issue.

Drinking Effects on Education

Blackouts. Keg stands. Bong rips. It seems this is all an accepted part of the college experience, a harmless rite of passage. But what detrimental effects do drugs and alcohol have on one's education? Where do you draw the line?

The Risks of Painkillers

Tom Costello from NBC's Today Show reports on the over-prescribing of pain killers that can be a savior to some, but lead to a terrible road for others.

After Boston Tragedy, Thousands Find Ways to Cope

Humans naturally feel others' pain, so when tragedies like Boston occur, many people struggle to cope with the fear and heartbreak.

FDA Offers a Surprising Tips to Help Smokers Quit

The FDA says people trying to quit smoking can use nicotine replacement products longer than is currently allowed according to the label. It is also safe to have an occasional cigarette.

Anxiety Disorders and Panic Attacks

Feeling anxious and panicky after a traumatic event is normal. But how do you know if you're suffering from something else? Psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz joined me on this special episode of Mondays With Marlo and explained the differences between an anxiety disorder and a panic attack.

Misplaced Anxiety and Traumatic Events

If you're feeling especially anxious and nervous about traumatic events, it might be misplaced anxiety, said psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz. People who have had a recent loss or traumatic event happen to them might be extra sensitive to events like what happened in Boston. Another culprit is the constant media coverage. If you're feeling overwhelmed by anxiety, turn off the coverage.

Feeling Helpless in the Face of Trauma

Helplessness is one of the worst feelings when we're faced with a tragedy that we have no control over. But when psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz joined me on this special episode of Mondays With Marlo, she said that the best cure is helping others. Raising money for victims' medical bills, sending cards or even a short note to express your sympathy and support helps those affected feel that they're not alone, and gives you the power to make a difference.

Talking to Your Kids About Traumatic Events

It's difficult enough for adults to understand traumatic events, but how do you explain the news to children? When psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz joined me on this special episode of Mondays With Marlo, she advised that, even though they might have heard the news from another source, that you sit down with your kids and give them the facts. Let your kids ask you questions, and be honest in your answers, but spare them the grisly details.

Three Ways to Keep Fear and Anxiety Under Control

During times of stress and trauma, we often feel scared and anxious. Psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz shared three ways to manage these feelings on this special episode of Mondays With Marlo. First, express your feelings to people you feel comfortable with -- don't keep feelings bottled up. Take care of yourself physically. Relieve tension through exercise, get enough sleep and avoid substances like caffeine and alcohol. Finally, avoid non-stop media coverage, especially at night.

Dr.Gail Saltz With Marlo Thomas

This week, psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz joined me for this special episode of Mondays With Marlo. We've all read and watched the horrific events that occurred this week in Boston, and on the heels of the Newtown tragedy, it's been especially upsetting. Dr. Saltz was kind enough to sit down and answer all your questions about how to deal with these types of tough situations. From how to cope, to easing anxiety, to explaining the news to our children, she had terrific answers.

College Athletes More Likely to Be Depressed in School

College athletes are more likely to be depressed while in school, rather than after graduation.

Christina Huffington On Addiction: 'Shame Kills You'

Christina Huffington joins HuffPost Live and claims that while shame can kill you, coming clean is one of the most empowering things she has ever done.

How Can A Parent Help An Addict?

Cathy Taughinbaugh joins HuffPost Live to discuss how she dealt with her daughter's addiction and what parents can do to help once they realize there is a problem.

Christina Huffington: 'I Never Fit The Idea Of An Addict'

Christina Huffington discusses why she wrote a piece detailing her long road to recovery.

New Treatment For PTSD Shows Promising Results

A new treatment for military members suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder shows results without patients having to relive their trauma.

The Deadly Consequences of Huffing

Richard and Carolyn Doherty tragically lost their 14-year-old daughter, Aria, after she inhaled keyboard cleaner. The parents speak out to raise awareness of the dangers of huffing household products.

The Legal Consequences of Using Medical Marijuana Illegally

Learn about the federal laws regarding the use of medical marijuana, and the consequences of breaking them.

Is Marijuana Addictive?

Learn if marijuana is addictive with Dr. Sunil Kumar Aggrawal.

Rob Williams on Rebooting Your Brain

Regina Meredith interviews Rob Williams on Gaiam TV's Healing Matrix show. Williams shares his knowledge on breaking away from self-defeating habits.

Not Quite Norman Bates: Are You "Almost a Psychopath?"

Is there something just a little bit off about one of your friends, family members, or co-workers? While they may not suffer from a mental disorder, they could be closer than you think!

Eating Disorder - It Is Not Your Fault

Laura Morra, LCSW Psychotherapist is a specialist in female issues such as eating disorders, body image, weight loss and nutrition. In this segment, Morra talks about the importance of acknowledging that as a parent, it is not your fault.

Anorexia Nervosa - Key Points

Laura Morra, LCSW Psychotherapist is a specialist in female issues such as eating disorders, body image, weight loss and nutrition.

Eating Disorder - Warning Signs

Laura Morra, LCSW Psychotherapist is a specialist in female issues such as eating disorders, body image, weight loss and nutrition. Laura has worked with a bariatric practice to evaluate and treat bariatric surgery candidates. Laura has a warm accepting supportive approach that allows clients to share their private feelings about themselves and their bodies.

How a Pediatric Doctor Should Treat Anorexia Nervosa

Laura Morra, LCSW Psychotherapist is a specialist in female issues such as eating disorders, body image, weight loss and nutrition. Laura has worked with a bariatric practice to evaluate and treat bariatric surgery candidates. Laura has a warm accepting supportive approach that allows clients to share their private feelings about themselves and their bodies.

How Do I Stop Being an Emotional Eater?

Dr. Bruce Derman discusses emotional eating and how we can separate our feelings from our food.

What Are Eating Disorders?

Laura Morra, LCSW Psychotherapist is a specialist in female issues such as eating disorders, body image, weight loss and nutrition. Laura has worked with a bariatric practice to evaluate and treat bariatric surgery candidates. Laura has a warm accepting supportive approach that allows clients to share their private feelings about themselves and their bodies.

Psychotherapist Laura Morra on Anorexia Nervosa

Laura Morra, LCSW Psychotherapist is a specialist in female issues such as eating disorders, body image, weight loss and nutrition. Laura has worked with a bariatric practice to evaluate and treat bariatric surgery candidates. Laura has a warm accepting supportive approach that allows clients to share their private feelings about themselves and their bodies.

She's So Stressed

Stress sucks! Females are now reporting higher levels of stress at work than males. Why are women feeling under pressure & under appreciated at the office?

The Health Consequences Of Stress

Jan Bruce and Dr. Carol J. Scott join Alicia to talk about the health consequences of being too stressed out.

Are Women More Stressed Than Ever?

Margaret Wheeler Johnson, Jan Bruce and Dr. Carol J. Scott join Alicia to talk about why women may be more stressed out now than ever before.

What I Know About Fear

In "Lean In," Sheryl Sandberg emphasizes the importance for women to push through their fear. Here, women of different ages share what they've learned about fear.

Do Women Fear Differently Than Men?

Editor of HuffPost Women Margaret Wheeler Johnson joins Alicia on set to discuss how men and women process feelings of fear differently.

How Horror Helps You Overcome Fear

Elizabeth Kuster and Rhonda Britten join Alicia to discuss how experiencing personal tragedies helped them to overcome their fears.

Why Does Blood Induce Fainting in People?

Check out why blood induces fainting in some people. Have you ever wondered why some people faint at the sight of blood? Fear of blood is classified as a phobia, which is an intense irrational fear of something that causes your body to react by going into fight or flight mode. But unlike other phobias, the fear of blood along with injury, and injection phobias can actually cause a person's blood pressure and heart rate to go up and then suddenly drop, which can cause them to lose consciousness.

Arianna Talks To Bill George And Jeff Sonnenfeld As Guest Host On Squak Box

Arianna talks to Bill George and Jeff Sonnenfeld as guest host on CNBC's Squak Box

Arianna Talks Potential Soda Regulations And De-Stressing At Work

Arianna talks potential soda regulations and de-stressing at work as guest host on CNBC's Squak Box

The Same Gene May Be Responsible for 5 Different Mental Disorders

A new study finds the same genes may be involved for 5 different types of mental disorders: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, major depression and ADHD.

Man Who Attempted Suicide Three Times: 'I'm So Happy To Be Alive'

Nancy talks to a suicide attempt survivor named David Parnell about his experience with overcoming addiction and depression.

Suicide Attempt Survivor Now Working To Save Others

Sabrina Strong tells her story of surviving a suicide attempt and talks about her website Waking Up Alive.

How Does Mental Illness Affect Sexual Consent?

Are the mentally ill capable of consent? Allison Leotta and Dr. Mitchell Tepper join Mike to discuss.

Battle For Bailey

On March 2, 2013, 12-year-old Bailey O'Neill was taken off life support after health complications that allegedly occurred from a schoolyard altercation. See how Bailey's father, Rob, has taken action to raise bullying awareness in hopes of preventing a similar tragedy.

Pre-30s Crisis

Alicia talks with experts and women approaching 30 about the signs and symptoms of a pre-30 freak out.

Is The Pre-30 Meltdown The New Mid-Life Crisis?

Alicia talks with Margaret Wheeler Johnson and Kasey Edwards about the signs and symptoms of a pre-30 freak out.

My Husband's PTSD Became My PTSD

Brannan Vines, the wife of an Iraq war veteran and founder of Family of a Vet, describes how her husband's PTSD has become her own.

Can PTSD Be Caught From Others?

Soldiers returning home from war often face a new battle: the mental affects of war. But are PTSD symptoms slipping into the lives of soldiers' families too? Joining the conversation are Dr. Amber Baker, Kateri Peterson and Fred Gusman.

10 Most Suicidal Countries

AllTime10s presents the 10 countries with the highest suicide rate in the world according the World Health Organization's statistics.

Dr. Nora Volkow: How Drug Addiction Hijacks the Brain

Dr. Nora Volkow, the head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, discusses how to best control addiction. She believes that all addictions can be eliminated if the brain's receptors can be controlled.

Schizophrenia At School: Why Students Can't Find Help

An anonymous op-ed in the Harvard Crimson criticizes the College for failing to aid students with mental illness. If Harvard can't take the lead on this, who will? Joining the conversation are Susan Weinreich, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia when she was in college, Dr. Paul Steinberg and Rachel Hollis.

How Testosterone Affects Behavior

The Doctors discuss the effects of testosterone supplements and whether too much testosterone can cause abnormally aggressive behavior.

10 Common Nightmares Explained

Find out the meanings of your deepest fears, as Alltime10s explains the 10 most common nightmares.

Operation Mend: Hollywood Helps Our Heros

32,000 of our military veterans have come home visibly wounded. Another 500,000 have invisible scars. Actors and doctors team to help our national heros heal the wounds you see, and the one's you don't.

Hypochondria Is You Being Your Own Worst Enemy

Laura considers herself to be a hypochondriac and struggles each and every day with the disabling nature of her paranoid mentality. Special guest Dr. Phil McGraw compares Laura's chronic anxiety to an addiction, where the payoff is constant reassurance that nothing is wrong.

Overcoming Hypochondria

Laura considers herself to be a hypochondriac and struggles each and every day with the disabling nature of her paranoid mentality. See how "The Sweet 16," featured in Dr. Phil McGraw's new book, Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World , applies to Laura's condition.

Relaxation Techniques for Hypochondria

Laura considers herself to be a hypochondriac and struggles each and every day with the disabling nature of her paranoid mentality. Special guest Dr. Phil McGraw shows how simple breathing techniques can assist in easing tension and anxiety.

A Dream Within Reach

Lindsay has dreamed of being a nurse for years and is passionate about helping others; however, unexpected setbacks in her life have caused her to drop out of nursing school twice. Lindsay opens up to special guest Dr. Phil McGraw and explains how her own negativity is holding her back from fulfilling her ambitions.

Life Code: Secrets to Success

Special guest Dr. Phil McGraw empowers you and your loved ones with successful strategies from his new book, Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World .

How Stress Affects Cognitive Function

Stress can have harmful systemic effects on the body over time, but did you know it can also have a negative impact on your mind? See how the brain processes thoughts and how high levels of stress can suppress cognitive function.

The Psychology of Luck

The Doctors and special guest Dr. Phil McGraw discuss an extensive study on luck, and how positivity plays an important role in attracting opportunities.

The Importance of Passion

Special guest Dr. Phil McGraw, author of Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World explains that passion plays an important role in improving your outlook on life.

How to Make a Dream a Reality

Lindsay has dreamed of being a nurse for years and is passionate about helping others; however, unexpected setbacks in her life have caused her to drop out of nursing school twice. See The Doctors ' surprise, courtesy of Scholarships.com, to help make Lindsay's dream a reality.

Dr. Phil's Key Strategies to Attaining a Goal

Special guest Dr. Phil McGraw explains his seven key strategies for attaining any desired goal, featured in his new book, Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World .

The Warning Signs of Pre-Alcoholism

While you might not be one of the millions of alcoholics in the United States, you could be one of the millions of almost alcoholics. Find out the warning signs that could keep you from becoming hooked.

How to Overcome Handbag Commitment Phobia

Faced with an overflow of beautiful options, and hindered by the regret of expensive missteps, many women are unable to pull the trigger on buying a handbag. WSJ's Rachel Dodes joins Lunch Break to explore this condition and offer timeless, investment-worthy cures.

Fear No More

Facing your fears isn't as easy as it sounds. Jaimal Yogis takes it to the literal sense when he decides to tackle his fears head on in his book 'The Fear Project'.

Too Expensive To Drink

A new study published in Canada revealed that raising alcohol prices by 10% led to a 32% reduction in alcohol-related deaths.

Higher Prices Cut Alcohol-Related Deaths

A new study published in Canada revealed that raising alcohol prices by 10% led to a 32% reduction in alcohol-related deaths. Is this a solution to help those who over-imbibe? Teacher Kenneth Bernstein joins Mike to speculate.

Power of Mindfulness

Studies have found that mindfulness can relieve stress and may even protect against mental illness. HuffPost Live speaks to the experts about how to find your center.

Can Being More 'Mindful' Change Your Life?

Studies have found that mindfulness can relieve stress and may even protect against mental illness. Author and meditation expert Jay Michaelson joins Josh to discuss the benefits of mindfulness.

PTSD: Just the Facts on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

War veterans have always suffered from PTSD, even before it officially existed.

Skydiving Therapy to Confront Traumatic Experiences

See how Los Angeles boudoir photographers founded the "Be Bold. Take the Leap" initiative as a means for women to confront traumatic experiences -- with skydiving!

Being Teased About Weight Could Cause Eating Disorders

Women teased about their weight as girls are more likely to have eating problems as young adults.

Quit Smoking for Your Heart

Katharine Gratehead (Heart Research UK) explains how your decision to quit smoking will lower your risk of heart disease!

How I Got Past My Addiction To Meth

Kimberly Minor joins Alicia to talk about her struggle with addiction to methamphetamine and her journey to overcome it.

Deepak Chopra Talks De-Stressing With Katie Couric

Deepak Chopra talks de-stressing with Katie Couric

For Millions of Americans, Interacting Socially Can Be Terrifying

Interacting with others is part of everyday life... but for the millions of Americans with social anxiety disorder, interacting socially can be terrifying.

Updating Facebook May Improve Loneliness

Updating your facebook status may ease loneliness.

Football Players With Increased Risk of Depression

Are football players with a history of concussion at increased risk for depression?

Taking a Closer Look at Crack Addiction

It may be out of the headlines, but it's still on the streets. Aaron Brilbeck takes a closer look at crack addiction in today's society.

Substance Abuse Can Rise Post-Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss surgery is associated with an increase in substance abuse after the procedure.

Painkiller Abuse Is Down

Prescription drug abuse dropped last year to lowest rate since 2002.

Prescription Drug Abuse Survey Shows Decline

Prescription-drug abuse in the USA declined last year year to the lowest rate since 2002 amid federal and state crackdowns on drug-seeking patients and over-prescribing doctors.

Substance Abuse in the Military Under Review

An Institute of Medicine report explores alcohol and drug abuse in the military, and offers recommendations on how to better prevent and treat it.

Why Doctors Should Ask Patients About Alcohol Consumption

A task force recommends doctors screen patients to determine if they are misusing alcohol.

The Dangerous Synthetic Drugs Bath Salts

Dr. Daniel Bober discusses the synthetic designer drug nicknamed "bath salts," which he says can cause psychosis, agitation and paranoia. Diana Gonzalez reports.

Holiday Shopping Fascinates Psychologists

For many, holiday shopping can be a source of exhilaration and anxiety. Experts say understanding why we buy can help make the process a lot less stressful... and help you stick to the budget.

The APA Removes Asperger's Syndrome from the Book

The American Psychiatric Association is making changes to it's diagnosis manual. The changes include removing Asperger's Syndrome. Anne Marie Tiernon reports on what it means for patients.

Suicide Rates Have Increases Since the Recession

Suicide rates in the U.S. have increased since the economic crisis began.

The Fear of Not Having Your Cellphone

"Nomophobia", short for "no mobile phone phobia", is now considered a medical condition. Those with the condition are so attached to their phones, it interferes with their ability to have a normal life.

The Dangers of a Broken Heart

It's very common after the death of a long-time spouse for the other spouse to die soon after. But is sadness also a medical condition? And worst of all, could it truly be fatal as it so often appears to be?

Phone Therapy Could Be As Effective Face to Face Therapy

A new study suggests phone therapy may be just as effective as face-to-face counseling.

Self-Harming Patients Likely to Die Prematurely

People who self-harm are more likely to die young from natural causes.

Rehabilitating War Vets' Psyches and Bodies

More than one third of returning combat veterans deal with some type of invisible wound. From PTSD to traumatic brain injuries... the stress of war can be a hard burden to bear. Monica Robins found out how our nation's vets are healing those wounds.

Jesse Jackson Junior's Mood Disorder

When Jesse Jackson Jr.'s office described the missing congressman's medical condition as a "mood disorder," it attracted a little head scratching and at least some disbelief. Dr. Angelos Halaris says mood disorders are no joke.

Rapid Resolution Therapy for PTSD Patients

Some PTSD patients are alleviating symptoms with a treatment called Rapid Resolution Therapy.

Mental Health's Effect on Mortality

Mental health disorders increase the risk of death - even if they are considered mild - according to a new study.

Obesity and Depression Cause Daytime Sleepiness

Americans are spending their days yawning - and obesity and depression are often to blame.

School Massacres: Psychology of a Killer

As mental health experts look at the shooting in Colorado, certain patterns are emerging which may offer insight into the mind of James Holmes.

Military Mental Disorders Rising

Repeated long deployments are taking its toll on US soldiers.

PTSD Can Be Affected by Fireworks

Fourth of July, while celebrating the efforts of our troops, can also wreak havoc on their PTSD.

Study Shows Coastal Living Is Good for Your Health

Coastal living may be good for your health.

Mental Health Test Helps Determine Diagnosis

New online test helps doctors key in on mental health problems in patients.

Army Suicides Rose Between 2004 and 2008

The number of Army suicides rose dramatically between 2004 and 2008.

Virtual System Helps Soldiers Combat PTSD

Soldiers use a computer game-like system to combat the symptoms of PTSD.

Some 911 Operators Suffer PTSD

911 operators can have symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder.

What Is Bigorexia?

Much like weight disorders (anorexia, bulemia), some men and even women can become obsessed with the opposite: becoming bigger, with more muscle.

Brain Changes Linked to Mental Illness Can Be Found in Newborns

Brain changes linked to Alzheimer's and mental illness found in adults are in newborns as well.

Tips to Help a Gambler Quit

Whether it's the stock market or a game of cards, gambling is fun until it gets out of control.

Relatives of Creative People More Prone to Schizophrenia

"Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide" (Dryden). There often seems to be a link between creativity and mental illness. Many great poets, playwrights, artists and composers suffered from depression, alcoholism, obsessionality, bipolar or psychotic disorders at some time in their lives. How strong is the link and what might account for it?

The Legal Problems of Outlawing the Amped Drug

The Doctors' Investigative Reporter, Melanie Woodrow, investigates a new drug called Amped - a highly dangerous synthetic methamphetamine packaged as ladybug attractant and available over the counter. Are lawmakers doing anything to stop this? And, meet Lori, a mother who lost her daughter to Amped, who says the drug is "certain death in a package."

Investigating the Amped Drug Manufacture and Use

The Doctors' Investigative Reporter, Melanie Woodrow, investigates a new drug called Amped - a highly dangerous synthetic methamphetamine packaged as ladybug attractant and available over the counter.

Happiness Expert Offers Tips on Destressing Your Life

Many folks are in need of a boost now that the holidays are coming to a close. Erika Edwards spoke to a happiness expert to help us get back on track in the new year.

Dr. Nancy Discuss Eating Disorders in Middle-Aged Women

Dr. Nancy Snyderman talks to Ann Curry about the increase of middle-aged women who are suffering from eating disorders.

How Available Is Mental Healthcare in the US?

The issue of mental health has become part of a national conversation following the Connecticut shootings. Is there help available for the most troubled souls among us? What are the obstacles to getting good psychiatric help?

Psychologists Discuss How Mental Health Issues Can Lead to Violence

Mark Mullen spoke with psychologists about the ties between the mass shootings this year and how mental health issues can lead to violence.

Parents Should Be Aware of Mental Health Warning Signs

Mental health was a part of the Newtown murders, but society's understanding of the issue is lacking.

Send Your Kid To Rehab?

When a child suffers from addictions & mental illnesses, at what point should a parent consider rehab? When is good parenting just not enough?

Parenting An Addict: Both Sides Of The Story

Bradley DeHaven and his son Brandon join Abby to discuss Brandon's struggle with addiction, and the measures his parents took to help him get clean and rebuild his life.

ADHD Harmed My Pay

Full Segment: Young people diagnosed with ADHD are about 10 to 14 percent less likely to be employed. If they do have a job, they earn about 33 percent less income.

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Guest Melody Fletcher explaind why she embraces her ADD.

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Young people diagnosed with ADHD are about 10 to 14 percent less likely to be employed. If they do have a job, they earn about 33 percent less income. Guest Jeni Bridges shares her story.

Buddy System Helping Smokers Quit

People may have more success quitting smoking if they use a buddy system with financial incentives.

What Enhancing Drugs Did Lance Armstrong Take?

Lance Armstrong has recently admitted to using performance- enhancing drugs to help him win his Tour De France titles and his Olympic bronze. But what drugs did he use and how did they help him win?

Teenage Popularity Encourages Them to Smoke

Popularity in school is linked to smoking.

Tackling Seasonal Affective Disorder

It's that time of year in parts of the country when the weather is just lousy. What is it about the winter doldrums that gets us down? Dr. Jeff Gardere explains.

Moderate Exercise Can Ease Anxiety

Moderate exercise helps ease anxiety long after your workout is over.

Reorganizing For A Less Stressful Life

Have a messy house on your hands? Master organizer Justin Klosky is here with tips to reorganize your cluttered closets & packed garages to help you live stress free.

Cheer Up, Honey!

Full Segment: Many Americans struggle with depression. How do couples cope when one person in the relationship has the blues and the other one starts to take it personally?

Dealing With Your Partner's Depression

Many Americans struggle with depression. How do couples cope when one person in the relationship has the blues and the other one starts to take it personally?

Horse Riding Can Be Therapeutic for Children with Special Needs

Horse riding can be theraputic for children with special needs.

Some Medication Linked to Driving Accidents

Certain anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills may play a role in auto accidents.

Social Deprivation During Childhood May Create Social Problems in Adults

Children who are isolated or severely neglected have long term social and cognitive problems as adults.

Special Camp Helps Kids Cope with Grief

Children attend grief camp to learn how to cope with trauma or other experiences.

New Advice for Parents Dealing with Child Trauma

A specialist weighs in on how to deal with your kids' trauma.

Helping Kids Cope with Tragedy

The tragic school shooting in Connecticut still weighs heavily on our minds and hearts, even if we didn't have any personal involvement. It's especially true for children - who may be feeling scared after hearing the awful news.

Children with PTSD Can Benefit from Psychological Therapy

Children who suffer from a post-traumatic stress disorder can benefit from psychological therapy.

Psychologists Weigh in on Dealing with Gun Tragedy

Psychologists weigh in on the dealing with gun violence tragedies.

Dryathlon Explained

Have you heard of the Dryathlon but are unsure what it entails? Watch to find out what it is and how it raises money for Cancer Research UK.

The Truth Behind Testosterone Injections

Testosterone injections have hit London's banking district! Find out about these hormone shots by watching the following video.

Two Studies Show the Dangers of Mixing Alcohol and Caffeine

Two recent studies highlight the dangers of combining energy drinks with caffeine or alcohol.

Father- Unborn Child Connection

Can the mental health of a dad-to-be affect his unborn baby?

Diet Soda Linked to Depression

A new study links sweetened drinks, especially diet drinks, to an increased risk of depression.

How To Control Your "Killer Emotions"

Do you have a history of self sabotage? It is an emotional component of your life that you are having a trouble managing. A new book is her to help you control your "Killer Emotions."

The Risks of Smoking for Women

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork and Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, chief medical officer of Pfizer, discuss the specific risks women face when it comes to smoking.

The Scariest Thing About Post-Partum Depression

Brooke Shields opens up about her battle with Post-Partum depression and unpacks the ways in which it affects people and the treatment for it. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on MarloThomas.com

The Medical Side Effects of Jessica's Heroin Addiction

After checking into Benchmark Recovery Center for an addiction to heroin, 22-year-old Jessica had blood tests performed to assess her state of health. E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork reveals to Jessica that her preliminary medical tests show exposure to hepatitis C, a viral disease that causes liver inflammation.

Jessica's Road to Recovery

With the help of mother and son interventionists of Vital Intervention Professionals (VIP) Recovery, Debbie and Brandon Knauss, and Benchmark Recovery Center, 22-year-old daughter Jessica is undergoing detox treatment for an addiction to heroin. See how she is doing after accepting help.

The Psychological Effects of Heroine Addiction

Clinical health psychologist Colleen Long explains how drug abuse can affect an entire family dynamic. Learn how families can help a recovering addict.

Jessica's Toxic Drug Addiction

Hear Jessica's story of addiction and loss, and why her family is concerned for her life.

Jessica's Intervention Aftermath

Dondus' 23-year-old daughter recently died because of complications related to heroin addiction. Her 22-year-old daughter, Jessica, is also battling drug addiction. Mother and son interventionists of Vital Intervention Professionals (VIP) Recovery, Debbie and Brandon Knauss, helped Jessica's family stage an intervention. Find out if Jessica is willing to accept help and travel to a treatment center.

How Heroin Affects the Body

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains the history of heroin in the U.S., how it affects the body and why the opiate is so addictive.

Confronting an Addict in an Intervention

Dondus' 23-year-old daughter recently died because of complications related to heroin addiction. Her 22-year-old daughter, Jessica, is also battling drug addiction. Mother and son interventionists of Vital Intervention Professionals (VIP) Recovery, Debbie and Brandon Knauss, help Jessica's family stage an intervention. Watch what happens when Jessica's family confronts her, face-to-face, about her drug abuse.

Preparing For a Drug Intervention

Dondus' 23-year-old daughter recently died because of complications related to heroin addiction. Her 22-year-old daughter, Jessica, is also battling drug addiction. Mother and son interventionists of Vital Intervention Professionals (VIP) Recovery, Debbie and Brandon Knauss, help Jessica's family stage an intervention. Watch as Debbie and Brandon help the family prepare.

Pain Medication Addiction in Society

Israel C. (Izzy) Kalman, MS Nationally Certified School Psychologist Master of Science in Clinical Psychology, 1978, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital Philadelphia Author : Bullies to Buddies: How to turn your enemies into friends & How to Stop Being Teased and Bullied Without Really Trying

Forced Merriment

Full Segment: For some the holidays bring feelings of joy and togetherness, but for others they can bring anxiety, stress and depression. What's the best way to deal with it?

The Rise of PTSD in Women and Women War Veterans

Research shows women are twice more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder than men. It not only messes with the mind, it can hurt your health. Now, one woman is talking about her struggle to help others.

Too Stoned To Drive?

Full Segment: Colorado lawmakers struggle to define what's too high to drive. Marijuana's intoxication measurement levels become a contested debate.

Hard To Help

Full Segment: Our country is unequipped to help families who have mentally ill children. How can we change the way that we treat these children and how we support their families?

How Do We Help Mentally Ill Kids?

Our country is unequipped to help families who have mentally ill children. How can we change the way that we treat these children and how we support their families? Community members Andy Sapp, Lon Woodbury, Christina Shaver, Steven Dickstein and Brian Lombrowski join Marc to discuss.

Mother Of Special Needs Child Speaks Out

Christina Shaver, mother of an eight-year-old special needs child, speaks out on how difficult it is to find proper care, and why she doesn't want to put her child into a psychiatric facility.

What Compels a Mentally Ill Person to Commit Violent Acts?

Columbia University Department of Psychiatry Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman joins the News Hub to discuss what compels mentally ill people to commit acts of destruction and violence. Photo: Getty Images.

How Dr. Travis Copes with Tragedies Involving Children

Dr. Phil asks Dr. Travis about his experience as a first responder dealing with tragedies that involve children.

How Children Experience Traumatic Events

Dr. John Walkup, director of child and adolescent psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital, discusses how children may be dealing with traumatic events such as the school shooting in Connecticut.

Recovering Meth Addict: I'm An Open Book

James Garza, recovering meth addict, talks with HuffPost Live host Catherine Day about his methamphetamine addiction and recovery.

Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes for Baby Boomers

Dr. Roger Walsh of U.C. Irvine says health and happiness are right under baby boomers' noses with easy therapeutic lifestyle changes or TLCs. We can change for the better without medications or counseling, by eating a good diet, being active, appreciating nature, friends and by volunteering. Keep it simpleand keep it healthy.

The Physical and Mental Signs of Depression

Depression is a disorder affecting nearly 15 million of Americans. Pfizer's Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, M.D. discusses the physical and mental signs and how to get help. Plus, E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains what happens to your brain when you feel depressed.

Baby Boomer Caregiving: Prevent Your Descent Into Caregiver Burnout

Remember that because you care for another person, your own care matters so much. Events will occur that are simply out of your control, so be good to yourself when they do, says Forrest Hong, Ph.D., a spokesperson for the National Association of Social Workers.

Study Looks at Therapy After Medication for Depression

When medication alone doesn't work, can adding cognitive behavioral therapy ease symptoms?

Mephedrone Offers Legal High Similar To Cocaine

Optimism sparked by falling heroin use is short lived. Mephedrone and "legal highs" are causing a whole new set of problems for society, and a new group of addicts.

Thrifty Heroin

Full Segment: Optimism sparked by falling heroin use is short lived. Mephedrone and "legal highs" are causing a whole new set of problems for society, and a new set of addicts.

Binge-Eating Now Classified as 'Real' Disorder

Until now, only anorexia & bulimia have been classified as legitimate eating disorders. This new label will provide help for those who struggle with food. Joining Nancy Redd to discuss are guests Rachel Kramer Bussel, Jennifer Smith and Carmine Famiglietti.

Binge-Eating Disorder

Full Segment: Until now, only anorexia & bulimia have been classified as legitimate eating disorders. This new label will provide help for those who struggle with food.

I Fired An Alcoholic Employee, Should I Have Done More To Help?

Barry Weinstein, business owner, tells Janet Varney about having to fire an employee that had an alcohol problem, and the moral, ethical, and business obligations that came with the situation, and Monica Bracht, chemical dependence interventionist, offers her take on the action he took.

Man Fired For Drug Addiction Now Helps Addicts

Justin Hewitt tells Janet Varney about his time working in sales and how his drug abuse grew into a tragedy and his workplace stepped in and sent him to rehab and then eventually let him go. He learned from the experience, is fully recovered now, and helping those that may be experiencing similar issues.

What You Can Do About Seasonal Affective Disorder

Find out what Seasonal Affective Disorder is and what you can do to avoid getting it.

Binge Drinking Dangers

While moderate alcohol consumption can have health benefits, imbibing too much, too often can have an adverse effect. Discover the dangers of binge drinking and how it can cause a range of health problems.

The Risks of Hookah Water Pipe Smoking

Hookah bars are popular near college campuses, and many people think smoking the fruit-flavored tobacco through the water pipes is a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes.The Doctors explain that hookah smokers can inhale more tobacco than cigarette smokers.

'Smiles' - The Dangerous New Synthetic Drug

A new synthetic drug similar to "bath salts" is being marketed to teenagers over the Internet and has been linked to several deaths.The drug 2C-I, nicknamed "smiles," is an amphetamine that is sold as a pill or powder, which often is added to chocolate or candy. It acts as a combination of LSD and ecstasy and interferes with serotonin in the brain.

The "Yellow Market" - Selling Urine for Money

Selling human urine is illegal in the United States; however, urine is being sold on the internet to substance users looking to pass drug tests, in a phenomenon some are calling the "yellow market."

Baby Boomer Addictions: Control Your Habit

Do you experience "uncomfortable feelings" or have extra time on your hands since retirement, have lost your job or are a stressed-out caregiver? If you're a baby boomer who needs emotional support, you reach for a bottle of alcohol or pills or are addicted to Internet pornography, you have company. As baby boomers continue to age, the number of people seeking treatment for substance abuse will double by 2020, Tricia Greaves of The Nelson Center for Emotional Healing told Mind Your Body TV.

Baby Boomer Addictions: Stop Emotional Overeating

Experts say nearly 36% of baby boomers are obese and emotional overeating may play a role. This behavior includes eating binges or grazing, preoccupation with reducing diets, starving, laxative or diuretic abuse, inducing vomiting after eating, chewing and spitting out food, fantasies about food and a constant preoccupation with food. Many emotional overeaters use food as a reward or comfort, says Tricia Greaves of The Nelson Center for Emotional Healing.

5 Bizarre Eating Disorders

Learn about these 5 bizarre eating disorders. Here are 5 bizarre eating disorders:Number 5 - Number 5 - Coprophagia. The act of ingesting feces. Yes, you heard it right, feces. Many animals are known to practice this but it's also been observed in some humans who usually suffered from psychiatric illnesses. Consuming feces can lead to health issues such as intestinal parasites, diarrhea, and many blood-borne diseases.Number 4 - Trichophagia. It is a disorder in which a person ingests hair.

Getting God Out Of AA

Full Segment: Meeting & praying is not a reimbursable treatment for any disorder but one: addiction. Should Medicare pay for a spiritual program?

Surviving AA

After using AA to get sober, Clancy Martin criticized some of its methods. The violent response stunned him - is AA for everyone?

Stop Trying To Be Happy

Full Segment: Could our pursuit of happiness actually be making us miserable? Would we be happier if we learned to enjoy uncertainty, embrace insecurity, and even value death?

The Negative Path To Happiness

Could our pursuit of happiness actually be making us miserable? Would we be happier if we learned to enjoy uncertainty, embrace insecurity, and even value death?

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.

All About Panic Attacks

You feel nauseous, sweaty, short of breath and, on top of it all, you're afraid you're about to lose it. But believe it or not, the worst part of a panic attack is the overwhelming fear that an attack is approaching. Dr. Gail Saltz, psychiatrist, explains the disorder.

Marlo Thomas With Dr.Gail Saltz

Dr. Gail Saltz, bestselling author and psychiatrist, gives us some advice on how do address the difficult emotional challenges in our life. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

The Effects of Suppressing Anger

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork explains that people who stifle anger are known to have distressed personalities. Learn how elevated cortisol levels can have deleterious effects on almost every organ in the body, as well as the nervous system and the immune system.

Are We All On The Autism Spectrum?

From Presidential candidates to Fortune 500 CEOs, we love to 'diagnose' people with autism or Aspergers, but do these diagnoses have any validity? Nancy Redd is joined by Dr. Paul Steinberg, Roberta Scherf, Michael John Carley and Benjamin Nugent to discuss.

How to Tell If You Are a Shop-a-Holic

Clinical psychologist featured on Oxygen's My Shopping Addiction, Dr. Ramani Durvasula, explains the signs of shopping addiction. Could they help you or someone you love?

What to Do If You Have an Eating Disorder

Do you think you might have an eating disorder? Psychotherapist Joanna Poppink explains what you should do if you suspect you have one.

How to Fight the Urge to Binge Eat

Binge eating is one of a number of eating disorders that may demand professional help. Psychotherapist Joanna Poppink shares ways to help yourself fight the urge.

Recovering from an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders can run the gamut from anorexia to bulimia. All can throw a patient into a difficult fight to overcome the problem. Psychotherapist Joanna Poppink discusses whether anyone can fully recover.

Hospitalization for Schizophrenia

Most commonly schizophrenia can be treated on an outpatient basis. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman explains the circumstances when hospitalization is needed.

Schizophrenia as a Hereditary Condition

Families with mental health issues may have concerns about who else is at risk. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman explains if schizophrenia is a hereditary disorder.

Understanding Schizophrenia Mental Disorder

Common understanding of this mental disorder is often shaped by popular media. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman dispels the myths and explains schizophrenia.

The Common Causes of Schizophrenia

When patients cannot tell the difference between what is real and not real, doctors look at schizophrenia as a cause. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman describes the factors that contribute to the development of this mental disorder.

A Brilliant Sacrifice - Mental Disorders Enhancing Creativity

A new study confirms that certain mental disorders are linked to creative genius. Can this change the treatment of patients and our perception of brilliance? Joining Janet to discuss are guests Michael Kimber, Dr. Judith Schleshinger, Dr. Cheryl Arutt and Dr. James Reichmuth.

A Brilliant Sacrifice

A new study confirms that certain mental disorders are linked to creative genius. Can this change the treatment of patients and our perception of brilliance?

The Doctors' Tips for Anger Management

The Doctors have an exciting partnership with USA Weekend magazine as the exclusive medical contributors to its weekly HealthSmart column. Learn about the latest article on managing anger.

Medicate My Addiction

In treating drug and alcohol addiction, we place too much emphasis on the spiritual journey. Prescriptions drugs are available - so why don't we use them more?

Medicate My Addiction - Is Medical Treatment A Faster Path To Recovery?

In treating drug and alcohol addiction, we place too much emphasis on the spiritual journey. Prescriptions drugs are available, so why don't we use them more?

New Research Looks at SSRI and Stroke Risk

Researchers analyze 16 studies to see if anti-depressants are linked to an increased risk of bleeding in the brain.

Sound Off On Mental Illness: Tied To Creativity

The Community sounds off with Josh on the world and the debates, Obama's silence on climate change, mental illness and creativity, and twitter's demographics.

Questioning the Safety of E-Cigarettes

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork sets the record straight about the safety of electronic cigarettes.

The App Is In - When Your Smartphone Becomes Your Doctor

You may not be able to tell when depression hits, but your phone can. Phones can offer doctors an unprecedented window into patient behavior, but do patients want that?

How to Get Help for Eating Disorders

Lauren Grant of The Hungry Heart suggests resources that can help you overcome an eating disorder.

Counseling for Emotional Eating

Lauren Grant of The Hungry Heart discusses tips for overcoming emotional eating.

How to Stop Compulsive Overeating

Lauren Grant of The Hungry Heart gives advice on how to overcome emotional overeating.

Why Adults Throw Temper Tantrums

Why do some some people explode at little annoying things and others don't, like dealing with customer service people or someone who cuts in line at the grocery store? Elizabeth Bernstein and Weill Cornell psychology professor Stephen Josephson discuss on Lunch Break. Photo: AP.

Schizophrenia Treatment Options

There are many helpful treatment options for those living with schizophrenia. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman describes the different types of treatments and what they entail.

What Are the Symptoms of Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia manifests itself in various ways. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman describes the different symptoms associated with schizophrenia.

Is Schizophrenia Preventable?

Concerned that you or a family member are at risk for developing schizophrenia? Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman shares some preventative measures you can take to avoid the onset of this disorder.

Is Schizophrenia the Same as Multiple Personality Disorder?

Schizophrenia is often confused with multiple personality disorder. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman explains the difference and clears up some common misconceptions.

Do Scare Tactics Work

Australia recently passed a new law that requires graphic images be printed on cigarette cartons. Are these types of scare tactics effective?

A False Epidemic

Over the last 15 years childhood bipolarity rates have jumped 40-fold, and medication can cause serious complications. How could the disorder suddenly become so common?

Hospitalization for Schizophrenia

Most commonly schizophrenia can be treated on an outpatient basis. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman explains the circumstances when hospitalization is needed.

Schizophrenia as a Hereditary Disease

Families with mental health issues may have concerns about who else is at risk. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman explains if schizophrenia is a hereditary disorder.

Defining Schizophrenia

Common understanding of this mental disorder is often shaped by popular media. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman dispels the myths and explains schizophrenia.

What Causes Schizophrenia

When patients cannot tell the difference between what is real and not real, doctors look at schizophrenia as a cause. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman describes the factors that contribute to the development of this mental disorder.

PTSDrone - Emotional Costs Far Away From Battlefield

PTSD among soldiers returning from the battlefield is well-documented. But when drone pilots run missions from a world away, combat stress is just as serious. Joining the conversation are Andrea Stone, Fred Gusman, Levi Newman and Peter Asaro.

How to Overcome an Eating Disorder

Lauren Grant of "The Hungry Heart" provides tips on how to overcome an eating disorder.

Almost Alcoholic - Overindulgence Vs. Alcoholism

According to a recent report, millions of people are probably "almost alcoholic." When do you cross the line? Can you drink a lot without actually being an alcoholic?

Rehab NIMBYs

Georgia townsfolk claim a drug rehab is threatening their neighborhood and property values. How can addicts learn to re-enter society if society won't have them?

You've Got Bridget Brennan

New York narcotics prosecutor Bridget Brennan sits down to discuss the rise in prescription drug abuse, and why it's worse than car wrecks when it comes to accidental deaths.

How Practicing Mindfulness Can Help With Depression and Anxiety

Mindfulness is a centuries-old practice that is said to create a greater sense of self while also increasing connectedness to others. Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons discusses how a mindfulness can help reduce depression and anxiety symptoms.

Understanding Depression: There Is More Than One Type

Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons shares how he classifies depression into three major types -- anxious, agitated and lethargic.

Advice for Women Dealing with Trauma

Personal Strategist Charly Emery, who overcame emotional trauma caused by rape, shares advice for women dealing with their own traumatic situations.

How to Improve Mood Through Diet

Is there a connection between food and mood? Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons explains how dietary changes can benefit women with mood disorders.

Advocate For Yourself If You Are Experiencing Anxiety or Depression

Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons discusses ways to advocate for our health if you are suffering from anxiety or depression. He also discusses holistic treatments and whether medication can be helpful when treating depression or anxiety holistically.

Ayurvedic Body Types and Anxiety Disorders

Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons describes Ayurveda and its Vata, Pitta, and Kapha body types. How can practicing Ayurveda help you live a balanced life and decrease anxiety and depression? Watch and find out.

Vital Intervention Professionals Talk to "The Doctors"

Mother and son interventionists of Vital Intervention Professionals (VIP) Recovery, Debbie and Brandon Knauss, join "The Doctors" to explain how they're using their new television series, "Cracking Addiction" on TLC, to save the lives of those suffering from substance abuse. Plus, see how a recovering addict that Debbie and Brandon helped is doing today.

How to Deal With Mental Trauma and Survive

Internationally Recognized Psychotherapist, Theorist, Educator, and Author, Marilyn Murray shares her experience and expert knowledge and how people can learn to deal with mental abuse or trauma and survive to live a full life.

How Therapy Improved Marilyn Murray's Life

Internationally Recognized Psychotherapist, Theorist, Educator, and Author, Marilyn Murray shares how therapy helped to improve her life.

Becoming a Trailblazer for Women's Health

Internationally Recognized Psychotherapist, Theorist, Educator, and Author, Marilyn Murray shares what inspired her to be a trailblazer in women's mental and emotional health.

The Back Story Behind the Murray Method

Internationally Recognized Psychotherapist, Theorist, Educator, and Author, Marilyn Murray, shares the backstory to how she came up with the Murray Method of treating those with mental and emotional trauma.

Drug Addiction Vaccine: Medicine's Next Big Thing?

From meth to cocaine to cigarettes--millions of people worldwide are addicts. Find out how a vaccine could cure them.

Intentional Arsenic Poisoning

Watch a shocking clip from Investigation Discovery's Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry? in which a woman discovered her husband had been slowly poisoning her with arsenic over the course of several years.

The Dangers of Alcohol Poisoning

See the grave dangers of consuming too much alcohol, and how elevated blood alcohol concentration impairs judgment.

Symptoms of Arsenic Poisoning

Donna's story was featured in Investigation Discovery's Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry? , which recounts how she was slowly poisoned with arsenic by her husband. Donna joins The Doctors via phone to further explain her terrifying ordeal and how she is doing today. Plus, learn some of non-specific symptoms of arsenic poisoning.

Drunken Patriotism - The Military's Substance Abuse & Health Crisis

The Pentagon's methods for dealing with substance abuse aren't working. It's time for an entirely new program for troops to seek treatment when they return home. Joining the conversation are Bob Newman, Don Lipsteen, Katherine Marshall Woods and Marjorie Morrison.

How to Stop Being a Shopaholic

Do you or someone you know like to shop a little too much? Don't worry, there are ways to stop the shopping.

Separation Anxiety Isn't Just for Kids

Are adults who experience separation anxiety the same people who experienced it as children? Elizabeth Bernstein has answers on Lunch Break.

Marijuana Linked to Testicular Cancer

Young men who smoke marijuana could be twice as likely to be diagnosed with testicular cancer.

Nothing To Be Ashamed Of - Talking Mental Health In The Black Community

Chronic depression hits blacks more often than any other group, but they're much less likely to seek out professional help. Why does this continue to be taboo? Marc Lamont Hill is joined by Atrice Williams, Dr. Monica A. Coleman, Mychal Denzel Smith, Stacia Brown, Traci Campbell and Sabrina Jackson.

DNC Oasis Attendees Share Their Personal Tips For Unplugging

Attendees of the DNC Oasis share their personal tips for unplugging, recharging and finding their center.

How Bulimia Affects the Body

Eating disorders affect between 5 and 10 million Americans and can have detrimental effects on a person's health. Learn how bulimia affects the entire body and warning signs that someone you love may be suffering.

How To Practice Compassion

Dr. James R. Doty, Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford University , shares a morning mindfulness practice to wake up on the right side of the bed.

Study Suggests Pot-Smoking Teens Get Dumber as They Grow Older

Study suggests pot-smoking teens get dumber as they grow older.

Shadow 2012: Drug War - Shadow Conventions 2012: Drug War

40 years after it started, the War on Drugs is a trillion dollar failure. Yet neither major party is talking about it. What's your take? Joining Marc Lamont Hill are Mark Kleiman, Keith Humphries, Mike Guy and Piper Kerman.

Clearing Money Fear

Clearing Money Fear

How Safe Are E-Cigarettes

The latest alternative to smoking cigarettes is marketed as a safe way to get a nicotine fix. So are e-cigarettes really safe or just another gimmick?

What Is an E-Cigarette?

Learn about e-cigarettes, how they work, what's inside them and why it's not the same as smoking.

Mind Fields: War's Cost - Brain Injuries Must Be A Priority For DOD

Almost 250,000 U.S. military troops risk developing a degenerative brain disease that can lead to suicide. The military can't afford the psychological costs of war. Josh Zepps and David Wood are joined by Matt Zeller, Joshua Flashman, Bernadette Beckwell and Rick Collins to discuss.

Myth or Reality: Liquor Before Beer You're in the Clear

Is the adage, "Beer before liquor, never been sicker - Liquor before beer, you're in the clear" myth or reality?

Myth or Reality: Poppy Seeds Affect a Drug Test

Find out whether eating poppy seeds can produce a positive drug test result for opiates.

Forgotten Love - When Alzheimer's Makes A Spouse Forget

If your spouse suffers from Alzheimer's and doesn't remember who you are, do your vows still hold? Guests Marie Marley, Dr. Gary Small and Ron Grant weigh in.

Ketamine as a Quick Fix for Depression

Ketamine, a tranquilizer used on large animals, and a class-C drug, may cause quick relief for severe depression.

The Best Vitamin Supplement For Memory, From Dr. Oz

What should you take to promote a healthy memory? Dr. Oz tells us the best supplement for maintaining good brain function. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

A Little Stress-Relieving Tip, From Dr. Oz

Heart surgeon, author, and host of The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Mehmet Oz gives a great, easy way to calm yourself and relieve stress. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

The Most Dangerous Words In The English Language, From Dr. Oz

Heart surgeon, author, and host of The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Mehmet Oz discusses how our mindset and mental state can affect healthiness, and why you shouldn't ever say these detrimental words, according to Dr. Oz. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

How To Treat Depression, From Dr. Oz

Are there better ways to treat the blues? Heart surgeon, author, and host of The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Mehmet Oz talks about depression, its symptoms and how to combat them. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com.

Brad Yates On Feeling Safe

Brad Yates on feeling safe

Your Turn: Phobias

Marlo shares her thoughts on phobias and asks you to share your own. Part of the series Your Turn on MarloThomas.com.

Pregnancy and Birth: Symptoms of PTSD Post Birth

Stacey, a mother and psychologist, discusses the symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder that can occur after a woman has given birth.

Pregnancy and Birth: Post Birth Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post traumatic stress disorder can affect women who have experienced a birth that for all intents and purposes was "normal".

Myths and Facts About Bath Salts

Another person turned zombie after ingesting bath salts... Wait! With all the news and the hype on Bath Salts it's not the easiest way to get the information needed to keep you safe. Here's the real story on bath salts. We inform you about the bath salt "Myths" , and give you the information you need to know. Extreme hallucinations, heart problems, they are illegal in most states, long-term effects, and more!

Self-Injury In Children, from Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Dr. Nancy Snyderman discusses signs to look out for and ways of preventing self-injury in children. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com

Tips For Dealing With Stress, from Nancy Snyderman

We all know that stress has a big impact on our lives, but how can we deal with it? Dr. Nancy Snyderman, Chief Medical Editor for NBC News, has the answers. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com

Deepak Chopra's Tips For Relieving Stress

Deepak Chopra, author and M.D., gives us three important steps for reducing our stress levels. Part of the series Mondays with Marlo on MarloThomas.com

You've Got Augusten Burroughs

Author Augusten Burroughs ("This Is How") tells us how life's chaos comes into conflict with our natural desire for equality and fairness, and why saying 6 little words can make your life more difficult.

Foods That May Help Boost Your Brain Power

Little memory lapses can be frustrating and they can get much worse as we age. For some, they can turn into bigger problems like dementia or Alzheimer's. Find out what you can do today to maximize memory and conquer cognitive problems.

USA Weekend: What You Don't Know About Depression

The Doctors have an exciting partnership with USA Weekend magazine as the exclusive medical contributors to its weekly HealthSmart column! Latest: What you don't know about depression.

How To Avoid Becoming A Bridezilla

With the weather getting warmer, it means more engagements and weddings. But how do you keep your cool as you plan the most important day of your life?

Aids That Can Really Help You Quit Smoking

Trying to kick the smoking habit? Pharmacist Doug White shows you the best tools from gum to patches to sprays to help you stop smoking.

Binge Drinking Dangers You Didn't Know

The Doctors reveal life-threatening side effects of binge drinking you didn't know about.

Why Women Find It Harder to Quit Smoking Than Men

In this edition of EmpowHER's "HER Daily Dose", Michelle King Robson examines a study in which scientists claim to have found a scientific explanation as to why it may be harder for women to quit smoking than for men.

What Went Wrong with Nicole's Drug Recovery

Previously on The Doctors, Nicole, a then 21-year-old mother desperate to break the hold heroin had on her life took steps toward fighting her addiction. Unfortunately, her progress has since taken a dramatic turn. What went wrong?

Female Risks of Drug Abuse and Unprotected Sex

OB/GYN Dr. Lisa Masterson explains how drug abuse and unprotected sex can affect a woman's reproductive system.

Nicole's Heroine Abuse Intervention

Previously on The Doctors, interventionists Debbie and Brandon Knauss reached out to Nicole, a then 21-year-old mother desperate to break the hold heroin had on her life.

Nicole's Heroine Abuse Relapse

Previously on The Doctors, interventionists Debbie and Brandon Knauss reached out to Nicole, a then 21-year-old mother desperate to break the hold heroin had on her life. But while Nicole took steps toward fighting her addiction, her progress has unfortunately taken a dramatic turn.

Nicole's Life Changing Decision

Previously on The Doctors, Nicole, a then 21-year-old mother desperate to break the hold heroin had on her life, took the steps toward fighting her addiction. Unfortunately, her progress has since taken a dramatic turn, but interventionists Debbie and Brandon Knauss give her a second chance at rehabilitation. Will Nicole turn her life around?

Nicole's Second Chance at Rehab

Previously on The Doctors, Nicole, a then 21-year-old mother desperate to break the hold heroin had on her life, took the steps to fight her addiction. Unfortunately, her progress has since taken a dramatic turn, but interventionists Debbie and Brandon Knauss give her a second chance to turn her life around.

Catherine's Addiction to Nicotine Gum

Catherine says she's been addicted to chewing nicotine gum for the last five years, and chews approximately 100 pieces a week. After trying to quit four times without success, Catherine asks The Doctors for help.

Using Hypnotherapy for Nicotine Addiction

Catherine says she's been addicted to chewing nicotine gum for the last five years, and chews approximately 100 pieces a week. Hypnotherapist Tom Silver treats Catherine for her dependency.

The Best Thing You Can Do for Health: Stop Smoking

Dr. Traver talks about the importance of smoking cessation and some of the techniques that can help you quit for good.

How To Detect the Signs Of Alcoholism

Detect the signs of alcoholism with the help of this checklist.

How to Seek Help for Alcoholism

Learn how to seek help for alcoholism with these important tips.

How to Quit Smoking

Watch this video for tips on how to give up cigarettes once and for all.

How to Quit Drinking

Discover ways to quit drinking by adhering to these disciplines.

The Effects of Alcohol on Physiological Response to Cold

Find out about the effect of moderate to high doses of ethanol, which is the basis of alcohol, on our physiological response to cold.
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