From an early age, starting with Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs, we’re taught that wolves are to be feared. They are depicted as ferocious, blood-thirsty creatures that hunt humans and kill for sport. We’re also sold a...Read More
Three years after ”Obamacare” was passed, California has unveiled the first details about what people will be charged for coverage by 13 health plans offering policies in the state’s exchange.
All health plans purchased through Covered California must cover a range of services called Essential Health Benefits that include mental health and substance use disorder services such as behavioral health treatment. More than twice as many drug and alcohol addicts in California will be eligible for substance abuse treatment under the plan, with coverage beginning Jan. 1, the Associated Press reports. Nationwide, an additional 3 million to 5 million people with drug and alcohol problems will become eligible for insurance coverage, according to the AP’s analysis of government data. The benefits fit into the following 10 categories: Read More
L.A. Weekly’s ‘People 2013’ List of Most Interesting Angelenos Includes Sex and Tech Addiction Expert Robert Weiss of Elements Behavioral Health
Every year, L.A. Weekly chronicles the city’s most fascinating natives. Gracing this year’s list is internationally renowned sex and technology addiction expert, author, clinician and presenter Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S....Read More
Humans share everything from food to love to sickness. But recent studies show that mental issues can also be a shared experience. College roommates typically live in a microcosm that includes tight living environments. Campus dorms don’t...Read More
About 20 percent of the children in the United States suffers from a mental health disorder, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is the first report to describe the number of youths ...Read More