Chemical Imbalance Depression Mental Health

Depression and the Myth of Chemical Imbalance

I remember once as a teenager I was very sad for something that I now cannot remember and I asked my mom for a pill of those that the doctors gave her to cure her chronic sadness. She told me: “Oh, my little girl. It is not that easy… If so, I would have been cured for a long time”. My mother was diagnosed with almost every mental illness that was trendy in the 80s and 90s. She knew by that time, the late 90s, that medication was not exactly the cure for depression or the often claimed chemical imbalance of the brain.
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Injection centers

Injection Centers, Death Rate and the US Government

According to STAT, it can be expected that as many as 650,000 people will die in the next decade due to opioid overdose. This equals to the entire population of the city of Baltimore. If precautions such as safe injection centers aren’t taken to control this, the United States of America risks losing a whole city worth of people in 10 years.
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Safe injection sites

Safe Injection Sites: Addicted in Montreal

Earlier this year Montreal, Quebec in Canada had announced they would be opening several safe injections sites around the city. This raised a few eyebrows and a few concerns as well, as safe injection sites are gaining traction across Canada.
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Dark Web: Sex, Drugs, and Criminals?

The Dark Web: A Place for Sex, Drugs, and Criminals?

We have previously touched upon the Tor Projects, and how the Tor Browser enables people to surf the internet anonymously. While it does make sense and provides many people around the world with much-needed safety against control and oppression, there certainly is a dark side to it. Behind the curtain of internet privacy, there is a dark corner of the internet, called the Dark Web, but is it really as dark and criminal as everyone says it is?
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pakistan sniffing glue

Sniffing Glue: New Street Drugs in Pakistan

Roaming the streets of Karachi in Pakistan on a chilly winter night in the part of town locals avoid, you will find kids huddled together getting high on glue. According to a foundation by the name of Azad Foundation, there are over 30,000 kids in Pakistan who are addicted to sniffing glue in order to get high.
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Donald Trump

President Donald Trump: Grab ’em by the Politics

President Trump is desperate to score any wins he can for his administration. He has signed many laws into effect at this point, but none that have any real positive impact on the average American citizen, with a majority of Trump’s actions being repeals of regulations passed during President Obama’s tenure.
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The Opioid Crisis: Painkillers and What the Doctors Won’t Tell You

Ever had pain that just didn’t go away with aspirin? Have you visited a doctor and asked for something to stop it? He probably prescribed you painkillers, and it helped a lot, but you have to be careful as doctors have been overprescribing drugs and misdiagnosing people for centuries to push brand-name drugs. They do this because they get paid by pharmaceutical companies, often causing drug epidemics. Read more