Prosecutors Gone Wild: Part 2
Broad search warrants, botched raids and knowingly concealing information or evidence to win a case are only some examples of unethical and deceptive behavior of government […]
Prosecutors Gone Wild
It’s a dangerous trend—federal prosecutors have the power and authority to destroy a person’s company and reputation, but are falsely accusing innocent people of crimes they […]
Falling Through the Cracks
This week’s show, we are joined by Dr. Tonmoy Sharma Doug Walter, J.D., associate executive director for government relations in the American Psychological Association Practice Organization […]
What Happens in Treatment, Behind Closed Doors?
For many people, what happens inside of a treatment facility is a mystery. Traditionally, getting help from a mental health or addiction treatment facility has been […]
How to Choose the Right Treatment Facility
Every year, millions of people require some form of addiction or mental health treatment. Yet, with the plethora of facilities and treatment options available out there, […]
This show looks at Health Net’s failure to reimburse more than 100 treatment facilities in the state of California, and some of the other problems the […]
America’s Killer Opioid Epidemic
Every December 31st, millions of people around the world resolve to quit a bad habit like nail biting, eating junk food, drinking too much, or even […]
Is Marijuana Addictive?
As more and more states legalize marijuana for recreational and medical use, it’s important to look at the potential repercussions associated with the decriminalization of marijuana. […]
Are Habits Hardwired?
Every December 31st, millions of people around the world resolve to quit a bad habit like nail biting, eating junk food, drinking too much or even […]
The Pill Problem: Are We Over-Medicating Our Moods?
Mental health specialist Dr Tonmoy Sharma has extensively researched the use of prescription drugs to manage emotional discomfort and distress. He argues that while medication can […]
Alcohol and the Teenage Brain
Why are so many teens misusing alcohol and drugs and how does this change the brain? Does drinking or drug use at a young age mean […]
Has Technology Hi-jacked Our Brain?
We now have access to a plethora of information in the palm of our hands. Many of us spend time checking our emails, social media, the […]
Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds
During a recent discussion on why humans often ignore facts that contradict their beliefs, mental health specialist Dr Tonmoy Sharma highlighted the limitations of reason within […]
The Dis-ease of Being Busy
It’s not a surprise to hear about the Busyness Disease running rampant in the U.S. Americans are known to reward each other for dedicating long work […]
Delving Deep into Depression
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. for ages 15 to 44. […]
Mental health specialist Dr. Tonmoy Sharma and other experts recently discussed the importance of empathy in everyday life and its neural correlates. They also explored the […]
Narcissistic Personality Disorder : The Age of the “Selfie”
Mental health specialist Dr. Tonmoy Sharma and other experts recently discussed the phenomenon of “selfies” and its connection to narcissism. They explored the cognitive underpinnings of […]
U-47700 : The Deadly New Drug
Mental health specialist Dr. Tonmoy Sharma and other guest speakers discussed the dangers of an opioid that was originally tested on animals but is now being […]