I don’t know if there’s a more fervent statement in our nation’s history than Patrick Henry’s impassioned declaration at the 1775 Virginia Convention, when he asserted: “Give me liberty, or give me death!” Don’t get me wrong. I’m not saying our country’s liberty was that easy to win. Henry didn’t just say it and “POOF!” […]
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This month we celebrate our nation’s independence. But, did you know that nearly 20% of our population is struggling with their individual freedom from mental illness? The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reported that nearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. (43.8 million) experience mental illness in a given yearref. Despite the impact it […]
#Adulting #FirstWorldProblems #Millennial If you follow anyone in their mid- to late-20s on Twitter and Instagram, you might be familiar with these hashtags. As young adults leave college and enter the so called “real world,” certain problems become a trending topic, from having their name spelled incorrectly on their Starbucks cup to figuring out how […]
Dr. Gilliland was recently featured on FOX 4 News in Dallas to discuss depression treatment. You can watch the video here.
Dr. Kevin Gilliland’s recent OpEd: “Facing the Cunning, Baffling, Power Nature of Substances and Addiction” was published in the Dallas Morning News on May 27th. Read the full article here to understand how prescription drugs are holding our society captive.
In case you missed it, Dr. Gilliland was featured on this morning’s Good Day (Fox 4 News) to discuss mental illness and depression. Click here to watch the interview on Fox 4 News!
In a prior post, we shared some questions to help assess whether you or a loved one might have an alcohol addiction. But once denial is out of the picture and someone realizes that they have a problem with alcohol, many people still resist getting help. In fact, although an estimated 25 million Americans struggle […]
So, this probably comes as no surprise that I’m a bit of jokester. I love pulling an all-in-good-fun prank on an unsuspecting friend or colleague. Just a few weeks ago, for example, our team pulled a great prank on Chris Epstein, our Clinical Director. What made it so funny for all of us involved, was […]
Have you ever heard someone say I EARNED a second chance? Or I MADE a second chance? What about I CREATED a second chance? No, not really. Generally, we say we GOT a second chance. So why is it that we feel we GET second chances? Because we do! We all GET second, third, fourth…countless […]
In the wake of the horrific attacks in Brussels,it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by sadness — and fear. These are times that we’ve never seen on such a global level, and that’s part of the challenge with coping—we’re in uncharted territory. There are countries that have lived with the daily reality of terrorism and violence […]
- Compassion Not Contempt: Interview with Maia Szalavitz March 18, 2019Could compassion and harm reduction save countless lives? We sure think so!
- 6 Tips for Saying No to Unwanted Obligations March 18, 2019Are you a habitual "yes"-sayer when you would rather be turning down obligations? Here's how to start changing your ways.
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