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Depression Awareness: New Treatments

Depression has become one of the most well-known mental health disorders, mostly due to how common the disorder is. This has come with many advantages; as more people have opened up about their mental health disorders in one area, this has spread to other areas of mental health. This has led to less misinformation, an […]

Friendship Day: Building Strong Support Systems

On August 4th, 2019 many people throughout the USA celebrated Friendship Day.  Friendship Day is dedicated to emphasizing the importance of having strong support systems that you can consistently rely on. Making close connections with people is very important. Recent research has shown that people are becoming increasingly lonesome with each year, which can be […]

Dementia: Understanding It, Causes and Treatments

In recent years, as the elderly population has been growing, there has been increasing talk of dementia: how it develops and how we can help the growing population that is suffering from this brain disorder. Dementia has been used as a catch-all phrase for age-related mental decline and is often used to describe a multitude […]

Brain Stimulation Therapies: Treatment Options for Mental Health

Over the years, the search for direct approaches to mental health disorders has been on the rise. People are leaning away from the constant barrage of medication or prospect of brain surgery in pursuit of less invasive means. Before the innovation of the last century, we didn’t have many comprehensive approaches for tackling mental health […]

Stimulant Use Disorder

There are many different kinds of drugs that constitute a substance use disorder. One category of drugs that is commonly misused are stimulants. Use of these drugs can lead to a stimulant use disorder. Stimulants give the user a “high” effect, resulting in euphoria, insomnia and increased energy, which are often followed by withdrawal symptoms. […]

How To Maintain Health and Wellness

In a world that is becoming increasingly obsessed with wellness and health, finding a balance between all the things that you should be doing can be difficult. While more focus has been put onto general wellness, this can be difficult to achieve due to common financial, or social barriers. It can be difficult to maintain […]

Therapy and Mental Health: Common Myths

Going to therapy is one of the most helpful things that people can do for the benefit of their mental health. There are several different kinds of therapy that might be used depending on the disorder that is being treated, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or Family Therapy. The type of therapy used varies, depending on […]

Postpartum Depression: Common Myth’s and Misconceptions

Postpartum depression is stigmatized just like other common mental disorders have been over the past several decades. Due to a growing recognition of the condition, we are learning more and more about this disease that strikes at least 15% of the population every year. There are always overwhelming expectations placed on parents-to-be, which create a […]

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