Drug overdoses and drug overdose deaths are a significant and growing public health problem in this country. In the year 2020, a record 90,000 people died from drug overdose in the United States, and in 2021 that number increased even more—to nearly 110,000 deaths. Experts have highlighted many factors that could be ... Read More
As behavioral health news breaks it is often covered by organizations that may not understand the issue thoroughly or the consequences it will bring. In this section, the industry leading addiction and behavioral health treatment center, FHE Health tackles the current cultural phenomenons and happenings. Behavioral health is complex, and when you need it explained, it helps to have an expert to help you understand.
This Country Has the Lowest Drug Overdose Rates—Why?
The Concern That’s Causing Early Retirement in the NFL
As a high-contact sport, football asks players to subject themselves to extraordinary trauma. With every tackle, they risk countless injuries to their bodies and minds alike. Unfortunately, despite the efforts of the NFL, CTE and other traumatic brain injuries remain prevalent in the league. Players and fans have ... Read More
Some Seniors at Much Higher Risk of Dementia–Why?
Aging is a natural part of life that can impact your body in many ways. Seniors can expect to experience drier skin, weaker muscles and poorer vision. Some forgetfulness is also normal, but dementia isn't a natural part of aging. Dementia occurs when the brain is damaged by disease, whether that's Alzheimer's disease, ... Read More
Recovery Doesn’t Happen in a Flash—Even for Ezra Miller
Actor Ezra Miller is well-known for their roles in popular films dating back to 2008, but in recent years, the celebrity has been making headlines for less desirable reasons. From 2020 to 2022, Ezra Miller faced a string of charges based on misconduct and crimes like burglary and assault. Fortunately, Miller has taken ... Read More
Report Finds Teen Girls at High Risk of Suicide
One of the more disturbing reports recently published concerns the dramatic increase in levels of depression and suicide among adolescent girls. The report by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states that the percentage of teen girls reporting persistent feelings of hopelessness and sadness is at its highest level ... Read More
Are Mental Disorders Increasing Over Time?
Is there a rise of mental illness in today's world, or are we just categorizing normal emotional responses as mental health issues? Statistics from the World Health Organization reveal a 13% increase in reported mental health disorders over the past 10 years. Globally, suicide rates are extremely high among young ... Read More
How Contigo Wellness Is Supporting Women’s Mental Health
Every woman deserves a happy, fulfilling life. Unfortunately, women's mental health issues often go ignored. Society tells women that admitting to feelings of depression after giving birth makes them bad mothers. Career women are expected to raise children, clean the house and thrive in their industries without ... Read More
FHE Health Honored as “Large Business of the Year” for Its Community Leadership and Service
FHE Health was honored to receive the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce’s “Large Business of the Year” Award, at a luncheon at the Wyndham Deerfield Beach, on Friday, December 9, 2022. The third annual Community Heroes Awards ceremony, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce’s Deerfield Beach Council, recognizes a ... Read More