Depression & Mental Health Blog

Choosing to receive mental health treatment is a major decision, and for many, a step in the right direction. Mental health treatment facilities can provide a person with the tools needed for a better, healthier life. However, once the treatment is completed, many are left to wonder what’s next. Leaving mental health treatment can cause many to feel overwhelmed, with numerous unanswered question...
Stigma still surrounds mental illness, despite the prevalence of mental health disorders – 1 in 4 adults suffer from some form of mental health issue each year and 1 in 17 people live with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Yet fear of stigma is the main reason people don’t seek treatment. Ben Brafman, CEO and founder of the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center...
July 10, 2017
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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 Anti-depressant and anti-anxiety ads along with pop culture portrayals often paint a picture of someone who has withdrawn from life, including favorite activities and friends, has trouble sleeping, and is constantly crying.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
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