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How To Know When Your Child Needs Help: Red Flags and Communication Strategies for Parents

In today’s challenging landscape, understanding the signs that your child, whether they are in their late teens or even reaching early adulthood, may be grappling with mental health issues is crucial for proactive intervention. The echoes of the COVID-19 pandemic have added unprecedented layers of stress to the lives of our youth, further amplifying the … Read more

Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

As the seasons change, so do the moods of millions of people worldwide. For many, the arrival of colder months can bring about a noticeable shift in mental well-being, a phenomenon commonly referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This intriguing condition has puzzled researchers and clinicians alike, sparking a quest to unravel the complex … Read more

Navigating Mental Health-Related Challenges at School and Work: A Guide for Young Adults and Professionals

Transitioning into higher education or the professional world is a transformative phase brimming with potential and opportunities. However, this transition can introduce unique complexities for young adults grappling with mental health-related challenges. There is a greater need than ever to develop meaningful strategies and insights for effectively navigating the complexities of academic life and work … Read more

Anxiety Disorders: How Can Assertive Community Treatment Help?

If you or someone you know is living with a severe anxiety disorder, it can be overwhelming trying to determine how to handle the symptoms without letting them interrupt your everyday life. While medication and therapy can be effective treatments, they may not always be enough to help those with severe anxiety disorders on their … Read more

The Impact and Consequences of Stigma Surrounding Schizophrenia

The stigma surrounding schizophrenia has long been an issue with wide-reaching and varied consequences. Mental health experts agree that stigma can prevent those living with schizophrenia from seeking treatment, which can result in contributed feelings of isolation, alienation, and hopelessness. This can have severe implications for the lives of those living with schizophrenia, including limiting … Read more

The Dangers of Self-Diagnosing a Mental Illness

There’s a lot of information available online about mental illness in the world today. While increased awareness and access to information are vital resources for people with mental illnesses, it can be tempting to research and self-diagnose if we suspect we or someone we know may have a mental illness. But there are a few … Read more

Stress During the Holidays

It’s no secret that the holiday season can be a stressful and depressing time for many people. For some, the pressure of buying the perfect gifts, hosting holiday parties, or attending family gatherings can be too much to handle on top of the daily stressors of work and life. For others, the holidays can remind … Read more

The Unexpected Benefits of Podcasts

Podcasts are a great way to keep your mind occupied while doing something else. Whether you’re driving, working out, or just taking a break from reality, listening to a podcast can be the perfect way to relax while keeping your mind stimulated and, perhaps surprisingly, offer a great way to improve your mental health. With … Read more

Why Case Management is Important to Those with Mental Health Crises

Mental health crises are unpredictable, can be very frightening, and sometimes even life-threatening. Without proper treatment, mental health crises can result in suicidal ideation, self-harm, and a decline in the general condition of mental and physical health in the long run. There is often an underlying mental illness at the root of mental health crises. … Read more

Top Signs Your Loved One Needs Mental Healthcare

Often, it can be very challenging to recognize that an individual — even a close loved one — is dealing with a mental health problem or know when to help. There are many people who prefer to suffer in silence, for fear of burdening their loved ones or being seen as weak.  Others may try … Read more

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