November 16, 2019

Millennials, who are those born between 1981 and 1996, are burned out, lonely, and depressed. They’re also referred to as the “anxious generation.” And, 21 percent have seen or are currently seeing a counselor or therapist -- compared to just 15 percent of Gen X-ers an...

November 8, 2019

According to the CDC, 7.1 percent of children between the age of 3 and 17 (approximately 4.4 million) have been diagnosed with anxiety, while 3.2 percent of children in this same age group (approximately 1.9 million) have diagnosed depression. Also, the National Allian...

November 2, 2019

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) isn’t a technical term for the “winter blues.” It’s actually a type of mood disorder that affects around five percent of adults in the U.S. during the fall and winter months. According to the American Psychiatric Association

“SAD has...

October 27, 2019

We all experience stress. And, sometimes that can be beneficial as it’s the body’s reaction to harmful situations. As explained perfectly on WebMD:

“When you feel threatened, a chemical reaction occurs in your body that allows you to act in a way to prevent injury. This...

October 17, 2019

As reported by The Pew Charitable Trusts, there is a troubling trend in Delaware:

“Overdose deaths in the state continue to rise, with more than 400 people dying in 2018. The state’s overdose death rate is now tied for fifth-highest in the country, mainly due to opioids...

October 10, 2019

Depression is one of the most common mental disorders affecting 17.3 million adults, or  7.1% of all U.S. adults. When not treated, depression can lead to symptoms like irritability, insomnia, changes in eating, and psychosomatic complaints. Depression can also make yo...

October 3, 2019

When you feel physically ill, you probably have no problem making an appointment with your doctor. In some cases, loved ones may even encourage you to make an appointment in order to improve your health. But, when it comes to mental illness, most people hesitate to spe...

September 27, 2019

The World Health Organization, finally, recognized work-place burnout as mental health in 2019. But, what exactly is burnout? What is it’s signs and symptoms? And, how can it be prevented and treated?

What is burnout?

Although it may be a more recent term, burnout was fi...

September 20, 2019

What you eat doesn’t just affect your physical health. It can also influence your mental health. “Like an expensive car, your brain functions best when it gets only premium fuel,” wrote Eva Selhub MD for the Harvard Health Blog. “Eating high-quality foods that contain...

September 13, 2019

Although it’s never easy, grief and loss are a part of life. While we often associate grief with the loss of a loved one, the truth is that loss comes in many different shapes and sizes including the death of a pet, losing a job, divorce, selling a home, poor health, o...

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