Using Natural Remedies in the Treatment of Emotional and Mental States

by Gayle Eversole, DHom, PhD, CRNP, AHG Natural healing is an ancient practice, documented in cave paintings at least 80,000 years old. Through the ages more than three-fourths of the world’s population have relied on remedies from nature. Most people associate this approach with physical health needs. The healers of the past knew better: they … Continued

Head Injury Causing Psychiatric Symptoms, How to Treat

The following comments were taken from health professionals exchanging information on treatment of head injuries on Safe Harbor’s Integrative Psychiatry e-mail list: From Safe Harbor: Here is an article we ran on head injury in one of our first newsletters: The rate of psychiatric illness one year after a traumatic brain injury is significantly greater … Continued

The Role of Diet in Mental Health

Excerpted from The Diet Cure by Julia Ross Our grateful acknowledgement to Julia Ross for permission to reprint   Are you an emotional basket case who can’t get by without comfort food? If you had more strength, could you power through your problems without overeating? Should you feel ashamed of yourself for needing emotional … Continued

BRAIN ALLERGIES:How Sensitivities to Food and Other Substances Can Effect the Mind

by Patrick Holford President, Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION) Blades Court, Deodar Road London SW15 2NU Phone: 0181 877 9933 also Director, Mental Health Project 34 Wadham Road London SW15 2LR UK Phone: 0044 (0)20 871 2949 Fax: 00 44 (0)20 874 5003 Email: Website:   Janet was diagnosed with manic depression at … Continued

How to Open an Alternative Mental Health Facility

ALTERNATIVE MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY PROGRAM PURPOSE 1: To establish a place where people with severe mental symptoms can rest and recover, without physical or mental abuse, shock, or the unnecessary administration of drugs. PURPOSE 2: To establish the standard procedures for the successful, safe handling and helping of people with severe mental symptoms. PURPOSE 3: … Continued

Estrogen Dominance and Mental Health

Taken from his book Nutritional Medicine: Fact & Fiction Introduction by Christine Sutherland of the Lifeworks Group, Perth, Western Australia Since discovering the work of Safe Harbor, we began to arrive at a much greater appreciation of the medical causes or medical influences on mental disorders, or seeming mental disorders. We then commenced a search … Continued

The Effects of Enzymes On Mental Health by Lita Lee, Ph.D.

img The Enzyme Cure: How Plant Enzymes Can Help You Relieve 36 Health Problems A large percentage of my clients tell me their doctors have said they had emotional and/or mental problems because there was nothing physically wrong with them. They are told to go to psychologists or psychiatrists. Many are diagnosed with mental illness … Continued


Depression is a universally understood condition of sadness and despondency. Life has lost its luster and gloom prevails. Some sadness is an inherent part of weathering life’s misfortunes. People normally recover from such low points and carry on. Other conditions of sadness may require lifestyle changes such as resolving a rocky marriage, dropping bad habits, … Continued


Copyright © 2008 Dr. Raymond J. Pataracchia B.Sc., N.D. The Naturopathic Medical Research Clinic 20 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite #441 Toronto, Ontario, M4P 1A9 (416)944-8824 (T); (647)439-1551 (F)   Orthomolecular medicine can be helpful in treating the biochemical imbalances of mood and behaviour disorders. This broad grouping of disorders includes anxiety, severe depression, bipolar disorder, … Continued

Natural Treatment for Depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder

by Gayle Eversole, CRNP, PhD, AHG, DHo Light is important for all living things. With autumn we experience equal hours of darkness and daylight. Light continues to shorten dramatically until winter solstice when daylight in Moscow is just over eight hours each day. Less light brings hibernation naturally. During fall and winter the lack … Continued