Wellness: Your Brain and Memory, Or, “Where did I leave those Car Keys?”

Dr. Ralph E. Jones, Special to the Star The month of June is, among other designations, Alzheimer’s disease And Brain Awareness Month. Each year at...

Mental Health Awareness Month, Depression and Suicide: A Bigger Problem than you May Think

In this month, as we recognize and concentrate on Mental Health Awareness, many are enjoying good mental health…living in gratitude for doing so. Yet...

Mental Health Awareness Month; Mental Illness in our Community, State and Nation

Dr. Ralph E. Jones, Special to the Star ...

Wellness: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

“To leave behind what was in reality a hell, and immediately have good green earth revealed in more glory than most men ever see...

People who “Eat their Feelings”

Dr. Ralph E. Jones, Special to the STarBy Dr. Ralph E. Jones, Special to the STar February is Eating Disorder Awareness Month; a time when...

 Stimulant Drugs: Another Epidemic in our Nation

In reading about the huge caches of illicit drugs flowing into our Southern Border, Heroin, Cannabis, and other chemical substances; it is easy to...

Mental Health: Our Epidemic of Loneliness

Are you Lonely? If so, you are among the 50 percent of Americans who are experiencing loneliness, which subsequently makes it an epidemic in...

Wellness Youth and Substance Use: Old Drugs and New Drugs Converge

BY Dr. Ralph E. Jones "Addys," "Bliss," "Yayo," "Roho," "Cristy," "Molly," "Scag," "Special K," "Lucy, "Weed," "Oxy," "K2," and "Vics"… our youth today are peppered...

Our Mental Health: The stress of a new school year

BY Ralph Jones Preparation for the new school year can be most stressful for parents and/or other care-takers of our youth. If only the...

On Our Mental Health: Are We Now A Narcissistic Society?

“…Narcissus, a youth who knelt daily beside a lake to contemplate his own beauty.He was so fascinated by his reflection of himself, he became...