Dr. Lauren Weinand is an M.D. medical writer/editor. She enjoys crafting accurate, well-researched, digestible and relevant content for consumers and health professionals. She is passionate about advancing strategies in health literacy and health advocacy.
The Recovery Village aims to improve the quality of life for people struggling with substance use or mental health disorder with fact-based content about the nature of behavioral health conditions, treatment options and their related outcomes. We publish material that is researched, cited, edited and reviewed by licensed medical professionals. The information we provide is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. It should not be used in place of the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare providers.