Helping a Friend With Depression - What Not to Do

Helping a Friend With Depression - What Not to Do

Living with a depressive disorder can be debilitating to everyday life. So, if you have a loved one who’s struggling with a depressive disorder, you may wonder what you can do to help. Support for a person struggling with any mental health…
Why So Many People Don’t Get Treatment for Mental Illness

Why So Many People Don’t Get Treatment for Mental Illness

Around the world, millions of people struggle with mental health issues every day. Sadly, according to research done by the National Institutes of Health, a whopping 70% don’t get mental health treatment or care. Treatment for mental illness…
Setting Boundaries in Relationships for Better Mental Health

Setting Boundaries in Relationships for Better Mental Health

Living with mental health issues can bring about negative side effects that can impact relationships with friends, family, and partners. So, during recovery from mental health issues, it’s important to be open to making changes in order to…
Combating Communication Issues With Counseling

Combating Communication Issues With Counseling

Communication issues can arise as the result due to the development of underlying mental health issues or in the case of new social engagements or relationships. In any case, not addressing communication issues can lead to negative impacts on…
Today (March 30th) Is World Bipolar Day - Help Spread Awareness

Today (March 30th) Is World Bipolar Day - Help Spread Awareness

Did you know that there is a day meant to spread awareness about bipolar disorders? Today, March 30th, is world bipolar day. But, how can this day be utilized to the fullest to spread awareness and help people who may be struggling with bipolar…
Mindfulness-Based Stress Relief Activities

Mindfulness-Based Stress Relief Activities

Being overly stressed is normal when there are anxiety-inducing things that are happening in daily life. But, when a person is overly stressed even when there’s nothing major to worry about and provokes these high levels of stress, this can…
Dealing With Mental Crises - What’s a Mental Health Emergency?

Dealing With Mental Crises - What’s a Mental Health Emergency?

Negative emotions like sadness, shame, anxiety, stress, and anger are all a part of the human experience. However, some people experience these emotions at overwhelming levels, especially if they are dealing with mental health issues. When negative…
Things You Should Know About Dual Diagnosis Treatment Programs

Things You Should Know About Dual Diagnosis Treatment Programs

Mental health issues and addiction are challenging to heal from. So, when they are both present in an individual, recovery is even more difficult. That’s why it’s important for people dealing with both mental health issues and addiction…
Signs That Indicate a Need for Anger Management Counseling

Signs That Indicate a Need for Anger Management Counseling

Everyone feels angry from time to time. Anger is a normal human emotion that is experienced when something goes wrong, someone has done something to hurt you, and even throughout grieving. But, if a person finds that anger is consuming their…
Mental Health Issues in Adolescence That can be Addressed in Therapy

Mental Health Issues in Adolescence That can be Addressed in Therapy

Adolescence can be a challenging time for everyone during this time period of life. However, a big change in behavior, emotional withdrawal, and intense mood swings can signify mental health issues in adolescence. For individuals and families…