People abuse substances such as drugs, alcohol, and tobacco for varied and complicated reasons, but it is clear that our society pays a significant cost. Get the latest statistics and facts here about drug and alcohol abuse in the U.S.
Benzodiazepines are a type of medication known as tranquilizers -- familiar names are Valium and Xanax -- that are easily abused. Learn more about the effects, symptoms, and abuse of these drugs.
Prevention of anxiety essentially involves an awareness of life's stresses and your own ability to cope with them. Here are coping strategies to minimize stress.
Binge Eating Disorder in Kids and Teens
What you need to know about binge eating disorder to help your kid.
Questions and Answers About Depression
WebMD answers basic questions about depression, including its causes and treatment.
Understanding Postpartum Depression -- Symptoms
Learn about the symptoms of postpartum depression and what to do if you or a loved one has postpartum depression.
Major Depression (Clinical Depression)
WebMD gives an overview of clinical -- or major -- depression, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Understanding Postpartum Depression -- the Basics
Learn about the basics of postpartum depression from the experts at WebMD.
What Is Depression?
WebMD explains how to spot signs of clinical depression, from feelings of worthlessness to impaired concentration and fatigue.
Understanding Depression -- the Basics
WebMD's guide to the types and prevalence of depression.