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December 2, 2014

Alcohol Use Disorders More Deadly Than Previously Thought

Alcohol Use disorders (AUDs) affect up to 12% of men and 5% of women in the United States.  Data published in April 2013, reveals: The overall […]
November 25, 2014

Six Tips for Better Napping

Well anyone who knows me knows that I am the QUEEN of the Power Nap. I swear I can fall asleep, dream, get refreshed and wake […]
November 5, 2014

Washington D.C. Legalizes Marijuana

Well, today is the day after Election Day. Some are dancing in the streets while others are drowning their sorrows. However, regardless of the current status […]
October 28, 2014

Nzinga and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Yep. We've all had them. And mine was yesterday...a Monday, OF COURSE. Without going into details, let's just say by 6:15am, it had already declared itself […]
October 21, 2014

Mental Fitness is the New Sexy

Y'all might know (that's right, y'all-- Indiana roots!)  that I am the Official Psychiatrist for the Mental Fitness is Sexy campaign.  Well, this past Saturday, I had […]
September 18, 2014

Marijuana’s Effects on Health

OK,OK.  It took me a long time to get here but I do not believe marijuana should be illegal.  There, I said it.  Not because it […]
September 10, 2014

Preventing Domestic Violence – What Can I Do?

In the face of the Ray Rice tragedy, many are wondering, how can I protect my children from abusive relationships in the future? What can I […]
September 2, 2014

All Children Need to See Themselves in Superheroes

When this picture first came across my Facebook feed, I immediately felt all warm and fuzzy inside. What an awesome experience for this child to have. […]
August 31, 2014

ADHD: “It’s painful to sit still.”

A case study in ADHD. My son, Zahir, is 9 years old and diagnosed with ADHD. Last week in school, he and his classmates had to […]