Mindfulness-Based Stress Relief Activities

The Importance of Self-Compassion in Recovery

Recovering from an addiction isn’t easy and it doesn’t occur over night. People battling addiction are often very hard on themselves, particularly if they experience a lapse or relapse. Having self-compassion is a critical element in addiction…
The Hazards of Getting the Wrong Mental Health Diagnosis

Types of Mental Health Problems

The range and scope of mental health problems affect more people than most realize. Statistics show that worldwide, 1 in every 5 adults and 1 in every 6 youngsters age 6 to 17 have a mental health issue, with varying severity. The important…
Why Try Talk Therapy? 5 Benefits of Psychotherapy

The Benefits of Therapy in Mental Health Recovery

Seeing a mental health professional during mental health recovery or substance abuse is a critical component. It has a myriad of benefits of which individuals may not be aware. Those working on their mental health or substance abuse issues…
How Family Based Therapy During Addiction Treatment Can Help

How to Manage Stress and Anxiety

There are dozens of reasons why people of all ages experience stress and anxiety, but many confuse the two. Stress can trigger anxiety, but it’s not the cause. Anxiety can occur, even when no stressors are present, resulting in a panic attack…
How do Psychiatry Services Help With Mental Health Issues?

Group Counseling vs Individual Therapy

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People can participate in group counseling sessions or one-on-one therapy. Depending on the issues that an individual is dealing with and other factors as determined by their mental healthcare expert, group counseling may be combined with…
How Family Based Therapy During Addiction Treatment Can Help

Are Group Sessions Good for Your Mental Health?

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Most people think of therapy as only one-on-one with a mental health professional. There are also group sessions that are available. The therapy is conducted by a specially trained mental health professional with a small group of individuals…
Combating Communication Issues With Counseling

Dealing with Anger Management

Anger has a time and place, but should be expressed in an assertive rather than aggressive way that’s not hurtful to others. Many individuals automatically default to aggressiveness. Uncontrolled anger damages personal and professional relationships.…
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What are the 5 Major Psychiatric Issues?

The major psychiatric disorders are autism, attention deficit-hyperactive disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. While they’re separate disorders, they do have some genetic risk elements in common and there are multiple misconceptions…
The Most Commonly Diagnosed Mental Health Issues in College Students

Understanding Learning Disabilities

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There are 4 million children under the age of 18 that have some type of learning disability, with 2 million receiving special education services. A learning disability is defined as an impairment in perception, thinking, learning, organizing…
How to Teach and Talk to Your Kids About Mental Health Help

Psychiatry That Helps Kids Thrive

School violence, social media and expectations to excel in academics and sports are just some of the issues that youngsters are experiencing. It’s often impossible for parents to help their children navigate those problems when they’re…