Antidepressant Medication

Mental health Dear Lauren,             Tomorrow my daughter is leaving for her freshman year of college. As a parent I am extremely nervous and scared for her. I know every mom is supposed to be a little worried, but I am extra concerned because my daughter often feels down and hopeless about her life. Last […]

Rapid Opioid Detox

Rapid opioid detox Dear Lauren,             Unfortunately I have suffered from opioid addiction for several years. Six years ago I broke my back in a boating accident and after weeks of surgery I was finally released from the hospital. After getting home I started to experience severe pain. Over-the-counter drugs just did not cut it. […]


Dear Lauren,             I am at a bit of a crossroads. I have been a heavy drinker since I was a teen and now at age 40, I see my twenty year old daughter making the same mistakes. She drinks every night, and I suspect that she drinks in the morning before going to her […]