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Declaring Addiction a Health Crisis Could Change Criminal Justice

The surgeon general’s new approach on substance abuse has policy implications for law enforcement.<p>For the first time ever, a sitting U.S. surgeon general has declared substance abuse a public-health crisis. “It’s time to change how we view addiction,” Vivek Murthy said in a statement last week, …

Health Care

Kanye West's travails help hip-hop open up on mental health

A number of high profile cases have meant the macho music genre is increasingly keeping it real about mental illness<p>In the final shot of Kanye West’s video for his 2008 track Love Lockdown the rapper curls up into a foetal position in the middle of a bright white room, his head clutched desperately …

Mental Health

5 drinks you should totally make in your crockpot this Thanksgiving

Hot, delicious beverages are to November and December what scary movies are to October: basically our FAVORITE thing. Is there <i>any</i> better feeling on …

Man shot after stabbing six at Pennsylvania mental health clinic

A knife-wielding man was shot by police after stabbing six people at a mental health clinic outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Friday afternoon, …

Crockpot Moroccan Chicken | Goop

This braised chicken dish is stupid easy to make but thanks to the mix of spices tastes incredibly complex. We love this spooned over cauliflower, …

Mental Health

Most famous book set in every state

The most famous book set in each state, in one chart.Skye Gould/INSIDER<p>Whether you come from the California coastline or the snowy forests of Maine, reading a book set in your home state can make you feel a warm nostalgia for that beloved place.<p>After scouring the internet and surveying our …

Books

Cinderella as masochist, Red Riding Hood as trickster: new book resurrects 'troubling' fairytales

‘Deliciously cruel’ 19th century twists on favourite stories, as adapted by Baudelaire and Apollinaire, make English debut in new book, Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned<p>From a masochistic, submissive version of Cinderella who is gunning for a prince with a shoe fetish to a prince who “loved in …

Literature

Women Are Suffering from PTSD After Having Miscarriages

Although 10-25 percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage and a quarter of women who are pregnant by 39 have experienced one, it's rare that we talk about it—or the devastating impact it can have on mothers. But the mental health consequences of pregnancy losses deserve far more attention, a new …

Pregnancy

Crockpot Three Cheese Mashed Potatoes.

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Meditation: Teach Your Children in 6 Easy Steps

The practice of meditation with children can and should start from the home. At BookMeditationRetreats.com, we encourage parents to teach their …

The Weird and Beautiful War Poetry of Solmaz Sharif

Culture Poetry National Book Awards Solmaz Sharif<p>One poem lists American military operations: Beastmaster, Hickory View, Riverwalk, etc. Another …

Kinky sex lifts our consciousness into a heightened state of “flow,” according to a new study

American health and sex journalist Michael Castleman has compared BDSM to the child’s game of “trust,” when one child stands in front of another and falls backward, waiting to be caught. It’s a bonding experience, Castleman says, “When the falling player trusts the catcher enough to let go …

Research

9 Subtle Ways Psychopaths Communicate Differently, According to Science

A single conversation could be all you need to spot a psychopath.<p>For years, scientists have known that psychopaths' brains are different from normal ones. Brain scans show reduced activity in areas that regulate impulses, emotions, aggression, and morality.<p>But since you probably don't have brain …

Psychology

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People think of the crock pot as a winter thing…stews, hearty main courses, warm comfort foods to stave off cold weather.<p>But the trusted crock pot is …

Cooking

12 Must-Read Books For November

It’s lit<p>So here we are, just a few days away from Election Day 2016, and I don't know about you, but I'm planning on not watching one minute of political commercial-ridden television or spending one second on social media until it's all over. What I'm trying to say is: This is a great time to bury …

Three Gratitude Lessons for K-8 Classrooms

Social-emotional learning (SEL) uses an "outside-in" approach, teaching students skills that help them to work with their emotions in healthy ways and to build positive relationships. Mindfulness, on the other hand, uses an "inside-out" approach, helping students to become aware of and then embody …

Teaching

These are Amazon’s picks for best books this November

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for something to keep you occupied before bed or on your commute to work this November, we suggest checking out …

Books

Truth is scarier than fiction: 11 terrifying documentaries to keep you up Halloween night

Get creeped out by true stories about cannibals, rats, and much, much more.<p>Looking for a scary movie to watch? Consider a documentary.<p>From true crime films to tales that exploit our ability to scare the hell out of ourselves without much prompting, there are few things creepier than a true story, …

Horror

The Paradox of Acceptance

As therapists increasingly incorporate mindfulness into their work, they’re discovering what Buddhists have known for centuries: everyone (even those …

Mindfulness

Graphic, Novel: 8 Horror Comics to Keep You Up All Night

Cullen Bunn cut his horror comic teeth with the occult western <i>The Sixth Gun</i> (also well worth your time), but <i>Harrow County</i> is where his twisted …

16 Slow Cooker Apple Recipes That Will Make Your Home Smell Amazing

Owning a slow cooker is a marvelous thing. For one, it makes your life a heck of a lot easier, thanks to the numerous dump dinners you can make for easy weeknight meals. Second of all, they free up time and space — thanks to Thanksgiving slow cooker recipes, we can now get through holiday dinner …

Cooking

The scariest horror films, according to everyone

Our attempts to crowdsource reviews of movies in general (IMDb lists, Meteoritic user polls) aren’t always that successful because dramas, thrillers, …