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Out of the Darkness:

A Different Approach to Depression Treatment

By Michelle Chacon, RN, Certified TMS Clinical Operator, Sierra Tucson

Depression (also called Major Depressive Disorder or MDD) is a common but severe mood disorder that affects approximately 14 million people in the United States. 

It is a pervasive disorder that not only involves those who suffer from the condition, but impacts families and communities as well. Historically, depression has been overlooked, under-diagnosed and, ...Read More

#22Pushups To Honor Those Who Serve

How to participate

Help reach the goal to get 22 Million pushups – To honor those who serve and to raise awareness for veteran suicide prevention through education and empowerment. Every pushup counts so don’t be shy to show your support for our veterans. You can do as many or few pushups as you can or choose. Whether it’s 1 or 100 in a row, we will accept them however they come. They can be assisted (on your knees), incline (on a desk/wall), or if you physically are unable to do any, we’ll even take air pushups. 
They all count towards the goal as long as you follow the instructions below.
1. Record a video of yourself doing the pushups In the ...Read More

Lucy in the Sky with Consciousness

by Cary Bayer   www.carybayer.com

In 1967, a British rock band that you might have heard of called the Beatles, sang a song with phantasmagorical imagery called “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.” In 2014, a French film director named Luc Besson made a motion picture with similar kind of electric visuals called Lucy. The two have quite a bit in common.

The great Beatles classic from their “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart Club Band” album is said to be a musical trip about a psychedelic trip — the initials of Lucy, sky, and diamonds lends credibility to the idea that it’s about LSD. Interestingly, the song’s ...Read More

Community Calendar

FREE  Professional Networking Luncheon — Psychological Counseling Services (PCS)  invites you to join us for a free networking luncheon experience from 12:15 pm to 1:45pm. Mark your calendar: AUG. 16. If you have attended in the past,  join us anytime. If you are new, please send your email request for an invitation to pcs@pcsearle.com or call 480-947-5739 to speak to Ellen Hamilton for details.

RIO RETREAT CENTER — A Man’s Way™ Intensive.   Upcoming October 3-7.
Using the powerful curriculum developed by Dan Griffin, The Meadows Senior Fellow and based on his two groundbreaking books A Man’s Way through the Twelve Steps and A Man’s Way ...Read More

Hot Topics

New westside location for The River Source  

The River Source has opened their newest IOP treatment center in the center of Phoenix on Peoria Avenue directly off the 1-17. Due to the Peoria Avenue address the center has been nicknamed the “Peoria Campus.”

The River Source provides professional, caring, affordable treatment that treats the whole person to heal and restore balance to the mind, body and spirit and has a strong, proven track record of success since their founding in 2003.

Peoria Campus, 2432 W. Peoria is conveniently located off Phoenix area freeways for all Phoenix-area patients, and it is a good ...Read More

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Sonora Alliance Video: Debbie Moak and Seth Leibsohn discuss the adverse effects of legalizing Marijuana for recreational use in Arizona. Both Debbie and Seth appeared on Newsmaker Sunday with John Hook.


Guest/Monthly Columnists

Dr. Dina Evan

Dr. Dina Evan

Dr. Evan is a life/soul coach working with individuals, couples and corporations.

Bobbe McGinley
Bobbe McGinley

Bobbe McGinley MA, MBA, CADAC, LISAC, NCGC II, is a nationally known speaker, author, presenter and trainer.

Alan Cohen
Alan Cohen

Alan Cohen is the author of many inspirational books.


Cary Bayer
Cary Bayer

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