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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5 Mental Health Tools to Feel Stronger and Calmer

It seems simple, but it’s incredibly eye-opening the day you realize that bad stuff is just as much a part of life as good stuff. If there were no bad stuff, then there wouldn’t be good stuff. We wouldn’t be able to recognize or even appreciate when good things happen. Life would be kind of […]

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12 Strategies to Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Fear

Social distancing has left people experiencing feelings of stress, anger, isolation and loneliness. This is happening in conjunction with ongoing stress, anxiety, and fear from COVID-19, health, school, work and other sources. Stress can result in problems such as chronic health conditions and changes to eating and sleeping habits. Having strategies in place to manage […]

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Parenting While Coping With Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety is a major stressor that many people suffer from, but it can be especially difficult for parents to manage. The following is an exploration of why parenting with anxiety is so challenging, along with some steps parents can take to better manage their situation. Parenting With Anxiety Disorder is Difficult Anxiety disorders stem from […]

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