The media makes this out to be a current ‘crisis’. Millions of American’s who are drug addicts, mental ill are on the streets. From New York to Los Angeles, they have access to the drug of their choice without worry of police interference. City and state leaders have done away with punishments for crimes such … Continue reading Homeless epidemic dates to World War 2.
It seems there is a rehab or wellness facility practically on every other block in your city. They will tell you their facility has unique techniques that will get clients to recovery. However, when you ask questions about credentials, administrators might get very defensive. Get the hell out of there fast and find a rehab/wellness … Continue reading Where you rehab can mess you up even more.
Really, dating is the biggest damn problem in schools. Never mind test scores, mental illness, teen suicide rates skyrocketing. If we stop kids from dating, we will be just fine. What a crock. But one Indiana school thinks this is the big crisis. They tried to ban fifth graders from dating. Teachers sent a letter … Continue reading Sorry kids, dating will ruin your learning
Get diagnosed, get a bunch of meds, be part of a wellness or psychiatric program for a few weeks and YOU ARE CURED!!! I have seen so many people with mental illness get frustrated, claim they are cured from illnesses they have had for decades like clicking that button on a remote and blast on … Continue reading Can you cure me so I can go shopping?
Does raising taxes on soda and sugar drinks make a difference in fighting related diseases like obesity and diabetes. The upper and middle-class people who like their Pepsi or Coke will not care to pay 50 cents more for their fix. If current trends continue, as many as 1-in-3 U.S. adults could be diagnosed with … Continue reading My life is worth 37 cents.
No sooner did I blog about the battle many Americans face regarding being overweight than a soda company is offering cash – well sort of – to people to binge on their soft drinks and various snack chips. Let me explain. PepsiCo, makers of various soft drinks including Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Gatorade and 7Up, is … Continue reading Is your health worth 37 cents?
I already did a blog about teen suicide. But something happened today to entice me to do a ‘follow-up’. A little background here. Arizona, my home state, leads the nation in suicides of children between the ages of 10 to 14 years old. The state also ranks 13th in the nation in teen suicides between … Continue reading What happens when teachers get overloaded?