Google+

Blog Archives

Join the Mental Health Conversation

You always hear that you need to stay healthy by eating right and exercising; but now, you are invited to join the mental health conversation. It is important that you and your family stay psychologically and emotionally strong, as well as being fit physically. Life does not always run smoothly.

Read more ›

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Mental Health

Drug Addiction Treatment Might Include Uncovering a Sex Addiction

Although you don’t read about it too often in the news or media, sex addiction is probably just as common as addiction to alcohol. Often, unhealthy patterns of relationship and dysfunctional sexual behavior aren’t seen as clearly as drinking every night. However, when an individual begins to heal the alcohol

Read more ›

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Mental Health

New Treatment for Teen Depression Brings Hope and Maybe Even Happiness

Depression is a psychological illness that can be debilitating for many children, teens, and adults. In fact, it’s an illness that carries such a stigma that many of those who have the disease don’t end up getting treatment for it. It’s estimated that about 10 to 15 percent of teens

Read more ›

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Mental Health

Early Treatment for Mental Illness

Jason Novick, who was diagnosed with mental illness at five years old, writes about the importance of early treatment in an article on The Star. He makes bold statements such as “Almost all young people with cancer get treatment, while only 20 per cent with mental illness get the help

Read more ›

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Mental Health

Change the View: A Contest to De-Stigmatize Teen Mental Illness

Across the web, throughout the media, stories are popping up of men and women working to remove the stigma of mental illness. Although the field of psychology and the responses of the general public have come along way, mental illness continues to carry a strong stigma. Mention to a friend

Read more ›

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Mental Health

Importance of Adolescent Mental Health Services

Take a look at an interesting article on mental health services for kids.  The benefits of getting help early on are innumerable. One important example is lowering the risk for future incidents.  Since one in five kids is in need of help, training on spotting the signs of mental illness and breaking

Read more ›

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Mental Health

Mental Health Facts [INFOGRAPHIC]

Check out this informative infographic by USC School of Social Work. Mental Health is an important issue that needs to addressing. Let’s try to reduce the stigma and learn the truth about mental illness.  

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Mental Health

What Major Depression Looks Like in Life

Greg is a sixty year old employee of a local taxation office, who claims that the IRS has been “observing him” for the past four weeks. He believes that there were errors he accidentally made at his job about a month ago. For this reason, he feels that the federal

Read more ›

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Mental Health

Ways to Relax When Stress Is High

One of the major contributors to physical and psychological illness is the level of stress that we must manage in life. Whether it is from occupational, educational, or familial sources, stress can play a significant role in how we feel about ourselves, how we relate to others, and the level

Read more ›

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Mental Health

What Psychologists Do

If you experience challenges in your life associated with thinking, behaving, feeling, perceiving, or socializing, you might want to turn a professional in the field of psychology for help. However, there is a wide array of subcategories within the mental health field that are worthy of exploration in order to

Read more ›

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Mental Health

Follow Us on Twitter!

Like Us on Facebook!

Categories