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Medication Assisted Treatment for...

by: William Adams | Jan 24

Medication Assisted Treatment, commonly referred to as MAT, is nothing new in the treatment of addiction, but has frequently been approached with...

Depression and Your Relationship

by: Christine Paprocki | Oct 25

Sometimes it can feel like a partner's low mood is contagious. We can take our stress home with us after a challenging day at work, or feel irritable...

CBT for Insomnia

by: Ashley Bouzis | Jun 06

Insomnia is estimated to effect 6-10% of the adult population and can have a significant impact on your quality of life, long-term health outcomes,...

INTRODUCTION TO POSTPARTUM MOOD AND...

by: Dannica Lin | Mar 24

Postpartum mood and anxiety concerns can be a very frightening and confusing experience. It is difficult, especially as a first time parent, to know...

Autism and SSRI Exposure

by: Mary Lemberg | Jan 25

Deciding on whether to take a SSRI/antidepressant during pregnancy can be a difficult one. After considering the various aspects, in general, the...

What is Evidence Based Treatment?

by: Peter Roy-Byrne | Dec 08

The last quarter of a century has produced an amazing amount of scientific knowledge about treatments that "work" for specific psychiatric problems...

Treating ADHD in Adults

by: Brian Vath | Nov 20

Adult ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a complicated neuropsychiatric condition that starts in childhood and can persist into...

Dispelling the Myths of Alcoholics...

by: Mick Oreskovich | Nov 04

Psychiatric Medicine Associates incorporates twelve-step facilitation therapy as a component of the treatment of substance use disorders. This...

Common Misconceptions About Cannabis

by: | Oct 28

Some facts that are known about marijuana, which are contrary to public wisdom.

The Basics of Sound Sleep

by: David Avery | Oct 08

Psychiatric problems can cause insomnia or excessive sleep; however, it is also clear that alterations of sleep can cause psychiatric problems. If...

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Medication Assisted Treatment, commonly referred to as MAT, is nothing new in the treatment of addiction, but has frequently been approached with trepidation by people in recovery and those treating them.  Some of the history of this is...

Medication Assisted Treatment...

by: William Adams | Jan. 24, 2017

Medication Assisted Treatment, commonly referred to as MAT, is nothing new in the treatment of addiction, but has frequently been approached with trepidation by people in recovery and those treating them. Some of the history of this is...

Read More
Sometimes it can feel like a partner's low mood is contagious. We can take our stress home with us after a challenging day at work, or feel irritable or withdrawn for a variety of reasons, impacting the moods of other family members.

Depression and Your...

by: Christine Paprocki | Oct. 25, 2016

Sometimes it can feel like a partner's low mood is contagious. We can take our stress home with us after a challenging day at work, or feel irritable or withdrawn for a variety of reasons, impacting the moods of other family members.

Read More
Insomnia is estimated to effect 6-10% of the adult population and can have a significant impact on your quality of life, long-term health outcomes, work performance and mood. While most individuals will be impacted by insomnia at some point in their...

CBT for Insomnia

by: Ashley Bouzis | Jun. 06, 2016

Insomnia is estimated to effect 6-10% of the adult population and can have a significant impact on your quality of life, long-term health outcomes, work performance and mood. While most individuals will be impacted by insomnia at some point in their...

Read More