How to Get Someone Psychiatric Help When They Refuse

Watching someone you’re close to and care about, live with unaddressed mental illness can be devastating and heartbreaking. While you may want to just tell them it’s time to get help, this is rarely the method that works and is more often the method that creates strife and conflict. Even if you feel like you’ve […]

How to Know if My Friend Has Depression

When we’re close to someone, we can often sense that something is wrong. In many cases, you may be able to tell that something is wrong, even if you don’t recognize the signs. In other situations, maybe you have suspicions that your friend is depressed, but don’t know what to look for. Depression is very […]

How Does Trauma Impact Mental Health

Trauma is a word often heard in the media to describe an event or experience that has had a significant impact on someone’s life. Trauma is actually more common than you think. A traumatic event can be anything from a car accident, to being in the military, or being sexually assaulted. Trauma that includes multiple, […]

What Are The Types of Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety disorders are characterized by feelings of worry, fear, and apprehension. There are a variety of anxiety disorders that affect people throughout the world. Symptoms may vary from one type to another, but a general consensus is that anxiety is an overwhelming feeling of tension or dread. In this article, we will explore the different […]

When Should I Seek Help for Depression?

Depression remains the most common mental health disorder in America. Depression is a mental health condition that is characterized by feelings of sadness and hopelessness. It affects people of all ages, genders, and ethnicities. This mental health disorder can be caused by a number of factors such as genetics, traumatic life events, or substance abuse. […]

What Are the Benefits of Sleep Detox?

If you are not feeling your healthiest, the first question to ask yourself is: am I getting enough sleep? You probably know that sleep helps your whole body relax and your brain process memory from the activities of the day.  But do you know that a good night of rest can also help your brain […]

What Are the Signs of Dissociation in a Loved One?

We have all had moments of being in a trance while not noticing what was going on in our environment. The human brain regularly functions this way to detach from reality to release stress. But when this “autopilot” state of the mind becomes the main coping mechanism, it is known as Dissociative Disorder or dissociation. […]

How Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Helps With Negative Self-Talk

Do you struggle with negative self-talk? Have you thought about seeking professional help to address negative thought patterns? There are many proven methods to treat mental health problems like negative self-talk. Rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT) is one of them. A subcategory of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), REBT is an action-oriented approach that helps you cope […]

Somatic Experiencing™ to Treat PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may happen after a person experiences a traumatic event (ranging from fatal accidents, terrorist acts, natural disasters to sexual violence and abuse) that lead to intense and disturbing thoughts and feelings. These emotions can last for a long time after the traumatic event has transpired. There are many ways to treat […]

What Do I Need to Know About Bipolar Disorder?

You may believe that the term “bipolar disorder” describes just one condition. Did you know that there are three types of bipolar disorder? While all three types involve clear and distinct changes in mood, behavior, energy, and activity, each type emphasizes different patterns of episodic behavior that range in intensity and duration. If you or […]