JADE Wellness Welcomes Board Certified Addiction Psychiatrist Dr. Shannon Allen

JADE Wellness Center is honored to announce the hiring of Dr. Shannon Allen as full time addiction psychiatrist on staff. Shannon Allen, MD is a graduate of Drexel University College of Medicine. She trained in general psychiatry at Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic (WPIC), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and completed a fellowship in addiction […]

October 10th, 2011 is World National Health Day

October 10th, 2011 is World Mental Health Day. Mental Health Disorders affect 450 million people around the world. One in four persons in the United States suffers from Mental Health Issues. The most common being; Bipolar, Depression, Post dramatic Stress Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Eating Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. The goal of World Mental Health […]

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

Alcoholism and drug dependence and addiction, known as substance use disorders, are complex problems. People with these disorders once were thought to have a character defect or moral weakness; some people mistakenly still believe that. However, most scientists and medical researchers now consider dependence on alcohol or drugs to be a long term illness, like […]

Drug Rehab Centers in Pittsburgh

Just because an addict is in Drug Rehab Centers in Pittsburgh program doesn’t mean ‘Once an addict, always an addict.’ This myth needs to be expelled, says Claire Waismann. Waismann, herself, teaches a method of treating addictions called the Waismann Method. “Patients are tired of being hostages of a belief they must be dependent on […]