Vulnerability The Birthplace of Trust Love Belonging and Courage
25April

Vulnerability The Birthplace of Trust Love Belonging and...

By Jessica Benson

"There's a lot of mythology about vulnerability, and the big one is that it's weakness" -Best-selling author Brene Brown. Brown's new Netflix special "Brene Brown: The Call to Courage" is spreading her message about embracing our vulnerabi

Preventing Addiction With Insight
16April

Preventing Addiction With Insight

By Jessica Benson

Researchers at the University of Utah College of Social Work testing mindfulness training to disrupt the development of conditioned behaviors. "Imagine having a way to inoculate people against addiction, one of our biggest public health cr

Lady Gaga Educates about Substance Use Anxiety and Depression
12April

Lady Gaga Educates about Substance Use Anxiety and...

By Jessica Benson

Lady Gaga is making headlines for the non profit organization she started with her mother seven years ago the Born This Way Foundation. “We were driven by the belief that a kinder, braver world was possible, and we were inspired by

Congress is Hyperfocused on Opioids. Is It Focusing Enough on Addiction
04June

Congress is Hyperfocused on Opioids. Is It Focusing...

By Jessica Benson

To read the full article, click here. There’s actually an interesting discussion happening in Congress right now: A question some lawmakers and journalists often ask is whether Congress is too closely targeting opioids, as the epi