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The Vital Connection Between Sleep and Mental Health

The Vital Connection Between Sleep and Mental Health

The link between how much and how well we sleep and our mental health is something many people don’t consider.  But sleep is a vital part of caring for ourselves and for our minds, and more and more studies suggest that there is a very real connection between lack of...

Three Mental Health Tips for Your Summer Vacation

Three Mental Health Tips for Your Summer Vacation

Summer is a time when many of us look forward to having a vacation. A break from our routine and an opportunity to spend special time with family and friends. A vacation can be an opportunity to enjoy ourselves in a way that isn't possible during all of the pressures...

Seeking Counseling is Courageous

Seeking Counseling is Courageous

One very common misconception about seeking therapy is that it is a bad thing. We are afraid that other people will judge us. Many people tend to believe that therapy is used as a last resort in extreme cases of mental health. However, that is quite the contrary. Here...

Confronting Depression

Confronting Depression

Depression is a very common mental disorder in the United States. According to NIMH in 2016, an estimated 10.3 million U.S. adults aged 18 or older had at least one major depressive episode with severe impairment. This number represented 4.3% of all U.S. adults....

Understanding Anxiety

Understanding Anxiety

Have you noticed yourself worrying to a point where you are experiencing excessive anxiety? Excessive anxiety can also be defined as apprehensive expectations and you may see these symptoms occurring at work, school, or at home. According to the ADAA Anxiety disorders...

ADHD and ADD

ADHD and ADD

ADHD and ADD can be found in both adults and children. According to the ADHD institute “Although there is no global consensus, meta-regression analyses have estimated the worldwide ADHD/HKD prevalence at between 5.29% and 7.1%in children and adolescents, and at 3.4%...

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