Here are some of our top picks for enhancing whole body mental health, healing from disease, recovering from addictions, and creating a more sustainable world.
On Integrative Health, Lifestyle Medicine, Nutrition and Functional Medicine:
On Mental Illness, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, Self Mutilation, and Anxiety:
On Addiction, Recovery and Relapse Prevention
On the Environment:
W. Haning, MD, American Society of Addiction Medicine
A growing number of community-based drug “take-back” programs offer the best option. Otherwise, almost all medicines can be thrown in the household trash, but only after consumers take the precautionary steps as outlined in this article.
The Report discusses opportunities to bring substance use disorder treatment and mainstream health care systems into alignment so that they can address a person’s overall health, rather than a substance misuse or a physical health condition alone or in isolation. It also provides suggestions and recommendations for action that everyone—individuals, families, community leaders, law enforcement, health care professionals, policymakers, and researchers—can take to prevent substance misuse and reduce its consequences.
The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change is an international, multidisciplinary research collaboration between academic institutions and practitioners across the world. It follows on from the work of the 2015 Lancet Commission, which concluded that the response to climate change could be “the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century”. The Lancet Countdown aims to track the health impacts of climate hazards; health resilience and adaptation; health co-benefits of climate change mitigation; economics and finance; and political and broader engagement.