The Relationship Between Opioids and Depression

The Relationship Between Opioids and Depression

The world is well aware there is a serious opioid epidemic in the United States. There is also the overwhelming fact that one in 12 adults in the United States suffers with depression. According to Kathleen Smith, PhD and author of “Depression and Opioid Abuse,” 2.4 million people in the U.S. abuse prescription painkillers and […]

Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Road to the Supreme Court Spurs Controversy

Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Road to the Supreme Court Spurs Controversy

After much controversy during his confirmation hearing, Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 144th court justice on Oct. 6, 2018. Initially, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ken.) did not accept the request by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) to have the sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh investigated by the FBI. McConnell penned […]

Planning for Future Elder Care Needs

Planning for Future Elder Care Needs

Planning for elder care services is the kindest thing a person could do for their youngsters or potential caregivers. It may seem daunting to make decisions about the type of care desired when no longer able to live alone without assistance. Sites ranging from organizations, such as SeniorCare and AARP, to government agencies, like the CDC […]