Jeffrey Turiczek becomes Executive Director of Right Step Dallas/Fort Worth, and Brandi Ernst is named Right Step’s Vice President of Business Development. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 – Right Step, a network of substance abuse tr...Read More
By Nancy Wride
The late Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was among the most effective public figures at de-stigmatizing mental illness and addiction by baring his own lifelong struggles with both. Williams, whose confessional brand of stand-up comedy was a form of “sharing his story” by coating anguish with humor, was found dead at his home Aug. 11 of a suspected suicide.
“His openness with his addiction has helped a lot of people in recovery,” said Dr. David Sack, CEO at Elements Behavioral Health who for decades has treated people suffering from mental illness. “We can hope that the tragic death of Robin Williams will do for depression awareness what the death of Rock Hudson did for AIDS awareness.” Read More
Corporations are careful to assess risk before hiring an employee. They conduct drug testing along with multiple interviews and cover pages of rules with new hires. The cost of replacing an employee is high, and employers are careful to be ...Read More
International Addictions Expert Speaks on Sex and Intimacy in the Digital Age to Raise Funds for the Mazzoni Center
On Sept. 11, Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, renowned author, clinician and founder of the Sexual Recovery Institute, will present “Sex, Intimacy and Relationships in the Digital Age” to raise funds for the Mazzoni Center in Philadelphia. P...Read More
When we think of Labor Day, maybe the first thing that comes to mind is that nice three-day weekend right after the kids start back to school when everything is feeling tense and busy. Next, we probably think of picnics or BBQs or boating &...Read More