5 Myths About PTSD

Approximately 8 million Americans are affected by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Yet many struggling with PTSD symptoms may not even realize the source of their problem due to myths and misunderstandings about PTSD. Read on to learn the facts.

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Rediscover the ‘You’ In Your Marriage with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

It happens to many people. Maybe it’s happened to you. You found the person you want to share your life with. You start down that path together and understand that relationships take work to do your best to be a good partner. There are moments of true intimacy and sharing of wonderful experiences that have built a path of memories to look back upon.

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Alcoholism and Mental Health – 5 Types of Alcoholics

Alcoholism may seem like a simple disease, but did you know that people drink for different reasons and that there are at least five different types of alcohol abusers? During Alcohol Awareness Month in April, we’re sharing some lesser-known information about the leading form of substance abuse that affects more than 27 million Americans.

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8 Reasons to Try Psychotherapy

Is psychotherapy, also known as “talk therapy”, something you have wondered about? Are you unsure if it’s worth your time and investment? Below are 8 proven reasons to give psychotherapy a try.

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Is Insomnia Controlling You?

While the rest of the world is sleeping, many people have trouble falling asleep due to insomnia. Sleep problems (insomnia) may come and go for most of us, but approximately 10 percent of Americans struggle with chronic insomnia. The negative impacts of insomnia are many, ranging from fatigue, poor memory, and low motivation to an increased risk of depression and mood disturbances. Not getting enough sleep can also lead to weight gain and obesity, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. It can even make you look older.

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Nutrition, Your Brain and Mental Health – The Latest Amazing Findings

Did you know that what you eat has a direct impact on your mental health, and can even contribute to disorders such as depression, anxiety, and ADHD?

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The Dangers of Eating Disorders

We’ve all done it … used food at one time or another to comfort ourselves. Or eaten that extra portion when we were already full and regretted it later. We may tell ourselves that next time we’ll take control of our food instead of letting our food control us. We might change our eating habits or not worry if we gain a pound or two.

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Is the Pandemic Affecting Your Teen’s Mental Health?

For many of us, the coronavirus pandemic has brought extra burdens on our mental health. But for children and adolescents, the threats can be even more serious. That’s because children and teenagers may be more vulnerable to depression, anxiety and PTSD when their lives are upended. Not only are their brains not fully developed, they have not learned the coping skills to deal with long-lasting difficult situations.

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Is Working from Home Impacting Your Mental Health?

Are you getting tired of conducting virtual meetings and missing the in-person contact we used to have before the pandemic? If so, you’re not alone; this has now become the new normal around the world. Employees are spending more time in front of their computer screens than ever before.

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Mental Health Specialists - Roles and Services

The Difference Between Psychiatry and Psychology, and Other Mental Health Fields

Mental health care is not a one-stop shop.

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