“Is Marijuana as Safe as We Think?” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Is Marijuana as Safe as We Think? Permitting pot is one thing; promoting its use is another. 2) Run, swim, cook: the new prescription for happiness As three new books show, keeping active can be great for mental health. But government has … More “Is Marijuana as Safe as We Think?” AND More on Best 5 Wednesday Reads

“Is CBD Helpful, or Just Hype?” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Is CBD Helpful, or Just Hype? Let’s see what the research says before pouring it into our tea and rubbing it all over our bodies. 2) Schizophrenia affects your body, not just your brain – new study Schizophrenia is considered a disorder … More “Is CBD Helpful, or Just Hype?” AND More on Best 5 Monday Reads

What Does It Mean to be Called a ‘Monster’? AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) What does it mean to be called a ‘monster’? On March 29 2016, the archivist Amy Proctor stood in a temperature-controlled strongroom in the London Metropolitan Archive and tried not to feel daunted by the task ahead of her. She was surrounded … More What Does It Mean to be Called a ‘Monster’? AND More on Best 5 Friday 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

“Michael Phelps Discussing Anxiety & Depression” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Let’s begin! 1) Michael Phelps Discussed Anxiety & Depression In A Way That Shows It’s OK To Not Be OK The stigma surrounding mental health still exists, but that didn’t stop Michael Phelps from discussing anxiety and depression on Thursday’s Today show. The Olympic swimmer … More “Michael Phelps Discussing Anxiety & Depression” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Cannabis Information for Parents & Students” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello everyone! Lets jump right into our Best 5 Reads for Tuesday! 1) Cannabis Information for Parents & Students Teen Mental Health has created resources you can use to help educate yourself and youth. The adolescent years are crucial for brain growth and development and cannabis use can affect how our brains develop. This means … More “Cannabis Information for Parents & Students” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

“Overcoming Tribalism” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads

Hello everyone! Welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Overcoming Tribalism Are humans destined to hate each other? You might think so, given the current tribal passions that sharply divide the country. Whether it’s our political affiliation, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, racial or ethnic background, it’s hard to think of a … More “Overcoming Tribalism” AND More on Best 5 Tuesday Reads