Philadephia, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/23/2017 -- On Mon. Feb. 6, 2017, Dr. JD Yang, founder of the the YANG Institute of Integrative Medicine, spoke about the causes of addiction and mental illness at the New Leaf Club in Bryn Mawr. The New Leaf Club is a non-profit community center which holds many wellness and recovery-related events. This event was free and open for members of the public to attend, especially for individuals interested in alternative treatments for depression in the Main Line and the surrounding areas. Dr. Yang's talk focused on various non-drug therapies available for those suffering from addiction.
This timely event follows Dr. Yang's recent appointment to Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's task force to combat the opioid epidemic. The national crisis of opioid abuse claims tens of thousands of American lives each year. Along with his colleagues on the task force, Dr. Yang will advise the mayor of actions that can be taken to combat the problem.
Dr. Yang believes strongly in treating the cause of each patient's mental health problems, some of which stem from substance abuse and addiction. The YANG Institute of Integrative Medicine uses many alternative, non-drug therapies to treat their patients, including acupuncture, nutrient therapy, neurofeedback, herbal medicine and many other techniques that are tailored to each individual's unique case.
The YANG Institute of Integrative Medicine is dedicated to finding the cause of mental illness, whether that lies in genetic or environmental factors. Individuals seeking an alternative approach to treating their mental illness, such as acupuncture in Main Line and surrounding areas, are encouraged to contact the YANG Institute of Integrative Medicine by visiting their website at http://www.taoinstitute.com/.
About YANG Institute of Integrative Medicine
The YANG Institute of Integrative Medicine integrates the best methods of Western and Eastern medicine to help their patients achieve health and wellness. The center operates with a highly skilled group of holistic integrative medicine experts, including board-certified psychologists, psychiatrists, nutrition specialists, meditation specialists, counselors and licensed acupuncturists. Every treatment begins with a comprehensive evaluation to determine an approach that will help find and assess the root of health problems so that the quality of life can be improved.
To find out more about the YANG Institute of Integrative Medicine, please visit http://www.taoinstitute.com.