Learning Thursdays: Know your Rights for Substance Use and Mental Health Treatment and Insurance

– [Dave] Good day and welcome to Learning Thursdays. I am Dave Cruder with the OASAS Learning and Development unit and your host for today’s presentation. Today’s presentation is titled know your rights for substance use disorder and mental health treatment and insurance. Our presenters today are Rob Kent New York State OASAS General Counsel, Trisha Allen New York State […]

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Brain Development & Addiction with Dr. Gabor Maté

Heartspeak Production presents… Brain Development and Addiction with Gabor Maté, M.D. My name is Gabor Maté, I work in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver as a doctor. I’ve been in family practicing before then for twenty years, I have knocked around the medical world doing various duties and engagements as my interest takes me. And for the last ten years […]

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Gay Man Confronts Mental Illness, Addiction And His HIV Diagnosis With The Help Of Others.

So my name is Coleman Goode. I’m from Hallettsville, Texas. When I was 25 years old, I checked myself into a mental hospital because I tried to commit suicide. I, also, at that time had left my boyfriend who was living with HIV. I was on meth – crystal meth. I’ve been doing that for, on and off for a […]

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Mental Health Disorders and Sex Addiction

Sex addiction sometimes can be confused with other mental health disorders such as mania as a part of bipolar disorder. When people are manic they can be very hypersexual. Sometimes when someone comes in with a lot of hypersexual behavior, in other words, they’ve been up late at night, looking at porn, and they’re not getting enough sleep. Someone might […]

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How LSD and shrooms could help treat anxiety, addiction and depression

It was the most peaceful, joyous, incredible, life changing experience I’ve ever had in my life. There were scary parts, foreboding parts … I always knew there was beautiful and joy and peace on the other side of it. It was freeing, it was really freeing. This is Alana. She’s describing what she felt after she took a dose of […]

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Celebrities, Addiction, and Psychiatric Disorders

>>Male Host: It offers massages, gourmet culinary cuisine, horse riding, surfing and ocean views. It is the rehab clinic of choice for the rich and famous whose dependencies have left them fried, frazzled, and freaked out.>>Female Host: Roving reporter Samantha Brett has just returned from LA where she’s been investigating the rehab scene and she joins us now from Sydney. […]

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McLean Hospital: A Leader in Mental Health Care

(soft music) – [Woman] McLean is one of the best in the world. I wouldn’t want to be in other hands. – [Woman] McLean Hospital changed my life. – [Man] I don’t know where my family would be today if it wasn’t for the outstanding care my daughter received at McLean. – It’s sentiments like these from grateful patients and […]

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Pregnant & Addicted: A Mother’s Story : Retreat Behavioral Health

When I found out I was pregnant I was in such a bad place it made me want to use more at first, that’s the scary part about addiction. I realized I wanted a better life for me and this baby and they deserve a better life and that’s what pushed me into getting sober again. What did it was […]

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On Our Sleeves: Join the Movement for Children’s Mental Health

If you could know what’s on his mind. If your heart could feel the way her heart feels. But kids don’t wear their thoughts on their sleeves. So it’s time to give them a voice. It’s time to give hope to every child living with mental illness. Together we can transform children’s mental health. Join the movement at OnOurSleeves.org.

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