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The Social Impact of Mental Health Stigma

Mental illness is often seen as a dirty secret. Many people are afraid to talk about it, afraid to seek help, and afraid to admit that they have a problem. In fact, the stigma that surrounds mental illness is one of the biggest obstacles to people seeking treatment and getting the assistance they need when … Read more

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What is a Coping Kit and How Can It Help

Anxiety and depression are two of the most common mental health conditions in the United States. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the country, affecting 40 million adults in the U.S. each year. Depression is one of the leading causes of disability in … Read more

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How to Get Your Teenager the Help They Need for Mental Health Diagnosis

It’s no secret that young adults’ mental health is in crisis. Rates of anxiety and depression are skyrocketing, and children as young as five are being diagnosed with serious mental health conditions while teens and young adults are suffering more than ever under the ever-increasing pressures of the modern world.  The good news is that … Read more

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How to Acknowledge Signs of Mental Health Disorders in Your Children

Raising children can be terrifying, especially when you start to notice signs of mental health decline. Whether your child is having physical or mental health problems, we at Life Adjustment Team know it can just add to the stress of being a parent.  Even if you are noticing something is off, it can often be … Read more

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10 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

Did you know your mental health can affect your physical health? It might explain chest pain, stomach aches, dizziness, and even more, you feel when experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, paranoia, and more. There are just as many benefits to taking care of your emotional health as there are to taking care of … Read more

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Are Mental Illnesses Hereditary?

Mental health problems are a common concern among people, especially now that one in five people in the United States suffers from some form of mental illness. Parents who have mental illness worry they will pass on these traits to their children. Many people who have relatives who have mental health struggles may fear that … Read more

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Top 6 Signs You May Have a Mental Health Disorder

As the world grapples with a public health crisis and rising political tensions, it is perhaps no surprise that some people are feeling a little uneasy about the state of the world at the moment. The truth is that stress is normal and appropriate as a response to stressful situational triggers such as the COVID-19 … Read more

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10 Types of Mental Health Disorders

People of all sexes, ages, genders, races, and socioeconomic groups can suffer from mental health disorders. Many factors can trigger illness, and illnesses can range from mild to severe. In general, people with mental disorders find it difficult to cope with everyday life because of their altered thinking, moods, or behaviors.  The Centers for Disease … Read more