May is Mental Health Month

Spread the word before May has come and gone.  It’s Mental Health Month and for 65 years Mental Health America has led this observance through local events, screenings and the media.  Of course I agree that mental health is something everyone should care about and support!

Major public health concern that may surprise you

Binge drinking is increasing in young people.  While alcohol consumption in general has declined about 2.5% over the past 20 years the rates of binge drinking in youth have jumped.  Kids are taking up drinking at increasingly earlier ages which has caused the OECD to categorize it as a “major public health and social concern.”  …