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How to Help Someone Who is Suicidal

On average, there are 132 suicides in the USA per day. White males account for 7 of every 10 suicides. The rate of suicide is highest in middle age. September is National Suicide Prevention Month. All month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness, and learn […]

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Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a serious trauma caused by an intense experience or experiences. This trauma will trigger flashbacks, nightmares, and anxiety that directly result from thinking about what happened. What you’re experiencing is a normal brain function that’s often misunderstood and can leave you feeling unheard. Your brain is processing painful memories […]

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5 Signs of Mental Illness

We all have feelings — positive and negative reactions to stressful situations. A mentally healthy person gives those feelings room to express themselves and considers what they tell them. But when do extremes become a mental illness for which you need treatment? Be on the lookout for these five common signs that you may have […]

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How To Be a Positive Influence To Friend With a Mental Health Issue

Do you have a friend with a mental health issue? You may have times you want to shake them and tell them to snap out of it. You believe their fears are irrational, and you can’t understand why they can’t get over it. You feel at a loss about how to help them. You’ve tried. […]

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What is an Emotional Support Animal? And How Do They Benefit Mental Health?

An Emotional Support Animal (ESA) is an animal that provides love and comfort to patients with a mental disorder. They are different from regular dogs or cats, as they are certified to accompany their owner to most places and provide support anytime. Normal pets can provide the same comfort as an ESA but aren’t legally […]

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Post Pandemic Mental Health – How to Return to Normal?

It’s been a little over a year since the world went into lockdown for the Covid-19 pandemic. We’re still feeling the effects. The emotional, family, health, and economic strains were and continue to be significant for many, but now it’s time to begin the return to what we once knew. As you adjust yet again […]

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Mental Health Myths – Learn The Truth

Myths are misconceptions we have towards others that change the way we think. They can cause barriers to treatment and impact how we relate to each other. Here are 10 common mental health myths we should stop believing and the truth everyone needs to know. Myth: Mental Health problems don’t affect me. 1 in 5 […]

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Inpatient vs. Outpatient Mental Health Care

As you explore your options for mental health care, you have undoubtedly come across terms like “outpatient” and “inpatient hospitalization” and wondered what the differences are and what option might be right for you. What Is Inpatient vs. Outpatient Care? Inpatient Care is when you get checked in, and you stay in a mental health […]

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