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Don Levinson

GUEST COMMENTARY: Action, not blame, needed for mental health

GUEST COMMENTARY: Action, not blame, needed for mental health

In the aftermath of recent tragedies, many of us are asking what we can do to prevent future instances of violence. Most of the discussion has centered around guns, but strengthening America’s mental health system is just as important.

April 24, 2013 12:00 am
Don Levinson

Don Levinson

Don Levinson is owner and partner of the Levinson & Levinson law firm in Merrillville.

April 18, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Stress can hurt body as much as it hurts mind

GUEST COMMENTARY: Stress can hurt body as much as it hurts mind

Recent studies suggest that over a third of Americans are living with extreme stress. In this time of high unemployment and financial uncertainty, that statistic is probably not surprising. What can be a surprise is the fact that stress affects your body as much as it affects your mind. Stre…

July 04, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Physical, mental health can be linked

GUEST COMMENTARY: Physical, mental health can be linked

One of the recent trends in health care is the integration of physical and mental health services into one efficient model. Many people who suffer from physical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol also might suffer from a mental illness like depression.

April 04, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Youth gambling addiction could have lifelong consequences

GUEST COMMENTARY: Youth gambling addiction could have lifelong consequences

Most of us see gambling as a way to have fun, but 1 in 10 gamblers develop a problem when it comes to controlling their gambling habits. Two percent of gamblers even develop pathological addiction symptoms. Gambling addiction is as real and as dangerous as being addicted to drugs or alcohol …

March 07, 2012 12:00 am
Don Levinson

Don Levinson

Don Levinson is chairman of the Regional Mental Health Center's board of directors.

March 05, 2012 10:40 am
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