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May 30, 2013

Anka BHI Opens Housing Program for Homeless Veterans in Akron, MI

Hi everybody! You guys know I always take the chance to highlight when my company does something awesome.  I am super proud of a new program […]
May 23, 2013

ACTION DASH 5K — LABOR DAY!

On Labor Day, the Harrisons will be participating in our second annual 2013 Action Dash in support of Action Ministries. This race is close to my […]
May 22, 2013

Positive Parenting Prevents Drug Abuse

As an individual with a very strong family history of addiction, a mother of two boys, aged 6 and 7, and an Addiction Medicine physician, one […]
December 12, 2012

Brain Activation in Marijuana Addiction

A recent study published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine demonstrates significant activation of the amygdala and hippocampus during marijuana cue exposure. What's this mean? It […]
December 7, 2012

How can I find a doctor that knows something about addiction?

Believe it or not, most physicians don't learn a lot about addictions during medical school or residency.   To find a physician that has a level of […]
December 4, 2012

Exercise Gains Momentum as Psychiatric Treatment

Evidence is building that exercise is good for your psychiatric health. "Some of the strongest evidence is seen in depression, where psychiatric benefits from exercise have […]
September 27, 2012

The Joyful Mind Project

  I had the honor and pleasure of contributing to The Joyful Mind Project, spearheaded by a childhood friend, Kela Price, following her recovery from post-partum depression.  […]
August 27, 2012

Anka Behavioral Health, Inc. Helping Individuals Improve Their Lives

I am proud to be the Senior Vice President of East Coast Operations and Medical Director of an organization whose focus is to help individuals improve […]
August 23, 2012

Cheerleader has sudden fear of tumbling. What can I do?

Fear is an emotion on the anxiety spectrum.  The types of interventions that have been shown to be the most successful for anxiety are cognitive behavioral interventions (aka […]