Pandemic Plight: As A Novel Virus Took Root in the Foreground, the Usual Suspects of Mental Health Arose From Behind the Veil

by Dustin Jayroe   John Doe has battled addiction for nearly a decade. His substance use began as a social pastime during his college years; a little drinking turned into a little smoking and a little snorting, as his cohort of fellow young adults stumbled upon plethoric access to party-time potions. But what remained occasional…

Overcoming Adversity

By Dustin Jayroe Comparing the health of Arkansas to other states is a woeful endeavor. It’s with a grimace of penitence one conducts such research, only to find so often the same result, regardless of measuring metric: last, or close. From heart disease to cancer rates to diabetes, a smeared stain continuously condemns our reputation.…