Category: Behavioral Health

The Relationship Between Sleep and Mental Health

There is a clear connection between healthy sleep and good mental health. During sleep, our brains make new connections, enabling us to learn from the experiences of the previous day. The body also performs a majority of its healing processes during sleep. Your period of nightly rest is also an opportunity for digestive organs and […]

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Strategies for Managing a Learning Disability as an Adult

Schools support students with learning disabilities in math, reading, and writing. But once you’re an adult, that support is gone. Yet, you’re still expected to carry out professional roles requiring these skills. As an adult, learning disabilities can interfere with workplace performance, as well as self-esteem and social relationships. Where can you turn for help […]

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Common Roadblocks to Healthy Relationships

Emotional barriers are common. Almost everyone has some kind of emotional barrier, although some have more than others. These roadblocks to healthy relationships can affect your relations in unknown ways, impacting your friendships, relationships with partners, and more. Components of a Relationship Every relationship has three components: person one, person two, and the relationship itself. […]

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Behavioral Health Assessments: What to Expect

While behavioral health assessments are the first step to gaining mental health support, the assessment process may be a source of stress in itself. However, it doesn’t need to be. An assessment is simply used to determine how best to serve your needs and goals regarding mental health and potentially substance use. Jonas Hill offers […]

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7 Elements of Self Care

Self-care is on the public radar as an important practice. While it was previously thought of as selfish, it has come to be seen as a way for people to care for the many aspects of their health, including mental and physical health. Our seven elements of self care give a way for people to […]

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Managing Depression During Winter

Seasonal changes affect physical and mental health significantly as shorter, grayer days mean less overall sun exposure. Your body uses natural light to regulate bodily functions like sleep cycle, energy levels, and mood. Furthermore, the cold may make you reluctant to get outside and be physically active, adding to the effects. While everyone experiences the […]

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