Understanding Anxiety: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

Written by Danika Ferreira Anxiety is a common and often debilitating mental health condition affecting millions worldwide (Bandelow & Michaelis, 2015). While it is normal to experience occasional worry or feel anxious in certain situations, such as before a job interview or a big exam, excessive and persistent anxiety can significantly impact one’s quality of…
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You deserve to be happy and healthy. How to find the right therapist for you.

Psychotherapist Stacey Roles RN PhD gives some advice on what to look for to ensure therapy is a success. Are you struggling with an emotional or mental health issue that is impacting your job and relationships? A good therapist can help you develop skills that allow you to move forward in your life. You may…
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Different Drug Addictions: Understanding the Unique Challenges of Specific Substances

Written by Megan Cuglietta The commonality in all types of addiction is the compulsion to use, activated in the brain resulting in the overproduction of dopamine. The goal of treating substance use is to assist an individual in returning to their healthiest selves. Withdrawal from substances is always uncomfortable; however, in some cases, it can…
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The Link Between Depression and Anxiety: Understanding the Connection

Written by Tiffany Decosse Anxiety and depression are two of the most common mental health issues that people face every day (Dobson et al., 2020). In fact, in almost half of recorded cases of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) worldwide, anxiety disorders are present on the same profiles (Kalin, 2020). Given this widespread impact, it may…
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Tips to Help Children with Anxiety Caused by Trauma

Written By Cristine Membury In an ideal world, all children would be protected from harm and have opportunities to grow and flourish to their full potential in loving and nurturing homes and environments free of violence, discrimination, and poverty. Sadly, this is not the case; we cannot protect our children from all accidents or adversity.…
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What You Need to Know About Postpartum Depression Treatment

Written by Tiffany Decosse Having a baby can be an incredible time in parents’ lives. It is a pivotal moment both psychologically and physically, sometimes resulting in chaotic or distressing feelings (Çankaya & Dikmen, 2022; Fritsch, 2022). Postpartum Depression (PPD) occurs from 4 weeks to 12 months after childbirth and is described in the DSM-V…
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