Depression & Mental Health Blog

Most people think they know what mental health disorders such as anxiety or depression look like. Anti-depressant and anti-anxiety ads along with pop culture portrayals often paint a picture of someone who has withdrawn from life, including favorite activities and friends, has trouble sleeping, and is constantly crying. While those are some signs, depression and anxiety take on many forms.Some...
July 5, 2017
Julie
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Baby Boomers and older adults are not immune to substance abuse disorders (SUDs), in fact, a 2013 survey by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration revealed that SUDs are on the rise in this population. However, their unique social, emotional, and physiological needs require customized services. By adopting services specific to individuals in their 50s and 60s, treatment faci...
June 30, 2017
Stephany
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Sometimes taking time for yourself, taking care of yourself, seems like a radical act. To understand how important self-care can be, let’s take a look at what really constitutes self-care. Suggestions on how to take care of yourself can range from meditation to yoga, to prayer, face masks, and nap time. These all sound wonderful. However, there is a deeper level of self-care that isn’t usually...
June 27, 2017
Geraldine
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