May 2011

  • Illustration of things used in gambling, including lottery ticket, dice and chips.

    When the Stakes Turn Toxic

    Learn About Problem Gambling

    Many people enjoy gambling without causing harm to themselves or others. Yet some people can’t control their impulse to gamble, even when it takes a terrible toll on their lives.
  • Illustration of a man sitting in a chair with his chin on his hands.

    Recognizing Schizophrenia

    Seeking Clues to a Difficult Disorder

    Unfortunately, most people with schizophrenia don’t see their symptoms as warning signs of a mental disorder. Their lives may be unraveling, yet they may believe that their experiences are normal. Or they may feel that they’re blessed or cursed with special insights others can’t see.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Bryan Ewsichek (design)
  • Belle Waring
  • Harrison Wein