Resources

MDMA/Ecstasy

MDMA, also known as Molly or Ecstasy, refers to 3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine, a synthetic amphetamine derivative that lowers inhibitions and alters mood, perception and social behavior. Although first developed as a possible treatment for depression, MDMA has become a popular recreational drug, typically found in nightclubs, concerts and “raves.” Because the drug increases production of serotonin, which boosts sexual arousal and feelings of emotional closeness, Ecstasy is also known as the “love drug.”

Learn More
Bipolar disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Contrary to popular belief, episodes are not sudden shifts in behavior, and they may not occur regularly.

Learn More
AdobeStock_200576229

Anxiety

The problem with anxious thoughts begins when they cannot be put aside after stressful or dangerous situations. Experiencing dread without cause is a clear sign of anxiety.

Learn More
Adjustment disorder

Adjustment Disorder

Someone suffering from adjustment disorder may experience trouble sleeping, a lack of appetite, constant worry, frequent crying, feelings of hopelessness, difficulty concentrating, overwhelm, withdrawal from family or friends, avoidance of important obligations and even suicidal behavior or thoughts.

Learn More
Marijuana

Marijuana

Marijuana refers to the dried flowers, leaves, and stems of the Cannabis plant. Although Cannabis is still an illegal drug on the federal level, many states have legalized or decriminalized recreational use the drug.

Learn More
Depression

Depression

Depression is the second-most common mental disorder in the United States behind anxiety, affecting 16.2 million people. Depression affect all areas of a person’s life, disrupting appetite, sleep patterns, relationships and work, leading to physical and emotional stress.

Learn More
Cognitive behavioral therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy is founded on the principle that cognitive distortions, or exaggerated and irrational thought patterns, lead to emotional distress and anxiety.

Learn More
Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

Treatment for borderline personality disorder starts with a thorough assessment, including knowledge of a client's personal history.

Learn More
Adderall pills

Adderall

Because of its focus-enhancing effects, Adderall is known as a “study” drug.

Learn More