Month: April 2018

Caleb developed an opiate addiction after being in a car accident. He’s in recovery today and wants to inspire others to overcome their addictions. Mr. Anderson co-created RecoveryHope to help people with substance abuse disorders and their families.
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You overhear a friend say he wishes he were dead. You catch your sister creating superficial wounds on her wrist. Your aging parent is depressed and has started drinking too much. All of these are red flags that could indicate suicidal tendencies. But how do you know when to seek help for your loved one? Read More …

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Dr. Ariel Mintz grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After spending two years learning in Israel, at Derech Eitz Chaim and Shaalivm, he earned his BA in Psychology at Yeshiva Univesity in New York. He went on to obtain his MD at Oakland University William Beaumont School of medicine and trained in adult psychiatry at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. He completed a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic and is a practicing psychiatrist in Cleveland, Ohio. He has received awards for his research, academic performance, and service to the Jewish community. He has a supportive and talented wife and three wonderful children. He is very passionate about destigmatizing mental illness and bringing comfort to those who are suffering. Ariel can be reached at
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Perinatal depression is a condition that affects 25% of women during or after pregnancy. However, it is often not discussed, leaving those suffering from it to feel ashamed and alone. Refuat Hanefesh is holding a Live Conversation tonight at 8:30pm est with Bari Mitzmann to take this illness out of the shadows and show support Read More …

tolerate your absurd
do anything to keep you from yelling
and scream silently for you again