Articles written by Dr. Shoquist

Health Talk Topic: "Baby Blues" and Postpartum Depression

Health Talk Topic: Seasonal Depression in the Summer?

Health Talk Topic: Pain-killer addiction

Health Talk Topic: Choosing a mental health provider

Health Talk Topic: Getting angry too often

Article: The Power of Preparation

Article: The Importance of Frustration

Article: Demystifying Mental Health Meds

The following are a list of links to websites that I've found helpful, and that contain unbiased information about brain conditions and their treatment (not influenced by drug companies or groups intending to devalue mental health treatment).

National Institute of Mental Health:

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill:

Here are some specific websites pertaining to common issues:


Alcoholics Anonymous:
Olalla Recovery Center:

Bereavement / Loss of a Child

The Compassionate Friends:

Borderline Personality Disorder

BPD Central:

Brain Imaging / SPECT Scanning

Amen Clinics:

Opiate Analgesic (pain killers) and other Drugs of Abuse

Here to Help:
Olalla Recovery Center:
Sober Recovery:

Self Help Resources

Self Help Clearinghouse: