Can Smoking Lead to Psychological Distress?

Psychological distress is a term mental health professionals use to describe the negative mental/emotional effects of day-to-day encounters with stressful events or situations. People affected by serious forms of this distress have heightened risks for eventually developing some form of diagnosable mental illness. According to the results of a study published in late 2013 in…

More Children Are Self-Harming

Newly released statistics in the United Kingdom suggest that the practice of self-harming among children is on the rise. The numbers suggest that more children in recent years are self-harming, and doing so at a younger age. Last year, the number of children between the ages of 11 and 19 treated for self-harming through the…