February 13, 2020

43.8 million. That’s how many adults experience mental illness in a given year. And, yet, so many people do not seek out the help they need. While there a number of reasons why this is the case, one of the more common misconceptions is that your employer will fire you...

February 6, 2020

Is there someone in your life who you feel is suffering from a mental illness? Chances are that you do. According to the World Health Organization, mental disorders affect one in four people -- which comes out to 450 million people. 

This can become concerning when they...

January 24, 2020

Thanks to technology, you now have the ability to seek mental health treatment directly from your phone. For example, if you struggle with stress or anxiety, apps like Calm or Headspace can be a help. Struggling with depression? Talkspace Online Therapy is worth trying...

January 2, 2020

Welcome to 2020 everyone! Hopefully, you had a happy and healthy holiday. Now it’s time to make sure that you maintain that momentum into the new year by making your well-being a priority. Of course, that’s much easier said than done. Thankfully, when motivation is lac...

December 26, 2019

Whether you’re struggling with a mental illness or want to protect your mental health, here are 10 achievable New Year’s Resolutions for you to consider if you want to improve you mental health in the new year. 

1. Love yourself just the way you are. 

“You will not be ha...

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 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 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...

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