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4 Mental Health Resolutions for the New Year

Have you made your new year’s resolutions? Why not make good mental health practices top on your list? By actively working to improve your mood and care for your mental health, you can bring more goodness and light into each new day. Therefore, make these resolutions to improve the way you feel this year. If…

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How Do World Events Impact Addiction

There is no shortage of world events that can potentially lead to trauma. Wars, natural disasters, political upheavals, crashing economies, poverty, and pandemics can trigger various mental health issues that range from anxiety and depression to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). How do these catastrophic events impact addiction? More importantly, how do those affected by world…

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What Is Seasonal Depression?

If you’ve only had depression episodes during late fall and winter, you might have seasonal depression. Some people also refer to this condition as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Seasonal depression is a type of depression that only occurs at a specific season at the same time each year. Winter depression is the most common form…

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Signs You Have Co-Occurring Disorders

You have probably heard about co-occurring disorders. However, do you know what the term “co-occurring” really means? A drug use disorder accompanied by a mental health disorder, such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), or anxiety, is termed a co-occurring disorder. So any combination of a mental health disorder and drug or…

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Importance of National Depression Awareness Week

Depression is a significant health condition everyone should try to understand. But despite its common occurrence, many people still aren’t fully aware of its symptoms and effects on one’s mental health. It’s important that we address these awareness issues to prevent discrimination and avoid clinical depression cases. If you or a loved one needs treatment…

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What Is Mental Health Awareness Week?

Today, millions of Americans struggle with mental health disorders. At some point in their lives, even more Americans will experience a mental health condition. Because of the prevalence of mental disorders in our daily life, it is critical to provide further attention and exposure to mental health in society. Unfortunately, the stigma surrounding mental disorders…

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How to Celebrate World Mental Health Day

Mental health is just as vital to your overall well-being as physical health. However, many people neglect this critical factor and refuse to talk about their mental condition due to the stigma and discrimination that often accompany it. During World Mental Health Day, people are encouraged to share their problems with mental health conditions. Through…