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Beauty & the Beast | Tips for Slaying Depression | Robin Williams | Jada Jackson, LMHC

Depression is a BEAST! Did you know that the more beautiful, talented and popular people fight harder to slay the beast of depression? Some of Hollywood’s most famous beauties have been diagnosed with depression: Ashley Judd, Owen Wilson, Demi Lovato, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Gwyneth Paltrow, Brooke Shields and more. Additionally, research suggests that pretty women […]

By |August 13th, 2014|Addictions, Adults, Alcohol, Blog, Depression, Drug, Jada Collins, Updates|0 Comments

Cory Montieth from Glee dies | How often do addicts relapse | Orlando Addictions Counselor

Cory Monteith star of Glee dies at the age of 31 and many suspect he lost his battle against addiction and relapsed. Many family members of those struggling with addiction wonder how many times a person struggling with addiction relapses before they walk away from addiction for good! Below are statistics about how addiction […]

By |July 15th, 2013|Addictions, Adults, Alcohol, Blog, Dana West, Drug, Family, Parenting, Teens|0 Comments

Substance Abuse Doesn’t Discriminate | Amanda Bynes DUI | Dana Risucci-West, LCSW

Substance Abuse Doesn’t Discriminate | Amanda Bynes DUI | Orlando Substance Abuse Counselor Dana Risucci-West, LCSW Addictions Expert

Picture Perfect?

Some people appear to have it all: good grades, rewarding careers, and loving families. What outsiders may not see behind the near perfect appearance are issues that may be internalized to keep up an image.  The […]

By |March 5th, 2013|Addictions, Adults, Alcohol, Blog, Dana West, Drug, Teens, Updates|0 Comments

7 Tips to Keep your New Year’s Resolutions | Forbes | Jada Collins Daily Buzz TV

2013 New Year’s Resolutions | 7 Tips to Keep your New Year’s Resolutions | Forbes

Did you make a New Year’s Resolution for 2013? If you did, there is a strong possibility that you will not see it through to the end. According to researcher John Norcross and his colleagues, who published their findings in […]

FACEBOOK and Divorce | Social Networking Woes | Tips to Safeguard your Marriage

FACEBOOK and Divorce | Social Networking Woes | Tips to Safeguard your Marriage | New York Daily News

A third of America’s divorces implicates Facebook as the culprit of destruction. According to an article posted by New York Daily News, “U.S. divorce attorneys agree that Facebook is increasingly becoming a factor in marriage crack-ups. K. […]

Whitney Houston | 5 False Beliefs About Prescription Drugs and Addiction

People all over the world mourned the tragic loss of one of the most talented singers of 1980′s/1990′s, Whitney Houston. She joins multiple other celebrities, such as Judy Garland, Margaux Hemingway, Heath Ledger, Michael Jackson, who have had their lives cut short due to the result of a fatal combination of prescription drugs. Even […]

By |February 25th, 2012|Addictions, ADHD, Adults, Children, Drug, Laura Bravo, Parenting, Self Harm, Teens, Updates|0 Comments