“Opioids, Suicide, Mental Disorders, and Pain” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Opioids, Suicide, Mental Disorders, and Pain While many deaths due to opioid overdoses are accidental, there a growing body of evidence that some cases were intentional and that the presence of pain played a role in the decision to end life. 2) … More “Opioids, Suicide, Mental Disorders, and Pain” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Food, My Frenemy” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Food, My Frenemy My struggle with a binge eating disorder began at age 12. What followed were years of shame, lies, weight fluctuations and, at one particularly desperate moment, maternity clothes. 2) A Space to Talk How can services meet the needs … More “Food, My Frenemy” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

“The Best Way To Save People From Suicide” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) The Best Way To Save People From Suicide “What if this is what we should be doing? What if it’s that simple?” 2) Should Childhood Trauma Be Treated As A Public Health Crisis? When public health officials get wind of an outbreak … More “The Best Way To Save People From Suicide” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

“Finding Purpose in the Face of Tragedy and Adversity” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Finding Purpose in the Face of Tragedy and Adversity The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent; but if we can come to terms with this indifference and accept the challenges of … More “Finding Purpose in the Face of Tragedy and Adversity” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“How Social Isolation Is Killing Us” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) How Social Isolation Is Killing Us My patient and I both knew he was dying. Not the long kind of dying that stretches on for months or years. He would die today. Maybe tomorrow. And if not tomorrow, the next day. Was … More “How Social Isolation Is Killing Us” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“Physical Activity and Mental Health” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Physical Activity and Mental Health with Dr Brendon Stubbs Just how good is physical activity for your mental health? Dr Brendon Stubbs is a research physiotherapist with a specific interest in mental health and over 400 published papers. He knows this area … More “Physical Activity and Mental Health” AND More on Best 5 Thursday Reads

“Food Addiction: a Valid Concept?” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Food Addiction: a Valid Concept? Can food be addictive? What does it mean to be a food addict? Do common underlying neurobiological mechanisms contribute to drug and food addiction? These vexing questions have been the subject of considerable interest and debate in … More “Food Addiction: a Valid Concept?” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“AI’s Potential to Diagnose and Treat Mental Illness” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) AI’s Potential to Diagnose and Treat Mental Illness The United States faces a mental health epidemic. Nearly one in five American adults suffers from a form of mental illness. Suicide rates are at an all-time high, 115 people die daily from opioid … More “AI’s Potential to Diagnose and Treat Mental Illness” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads