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How to Recognize Signs of Depression

The word “depression” or “depressed” has lost a lot of its weight in mainstream media over the last few years. Instead of being a word used to describe mental illness, it’s been substituted as a synonym for sadness. This casual narrative has made it more and more...

A Quick Background on PTSD

PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) is a disorder that takes root when a person experiences a traumatic event. It is one of the disorders that is commonly seen co-occurring with addiction, and over half of men who have PTSD also suffer from an addiction. PTSD has...

Common Mental Illnesses We Treat

Mental illnesses are any condition that affects a person’s thinking, feelings, or behavior. Studies have shown that approximately 1 in every 5 American adults experiences mental illness each year and 1 in 25 American adults suffer enough for their mental illness...

Tailored Treatments for Depression

Psychologists are becoming increasingly confident that “one size fits all” is not the best approach when it comes to treating depression. Though the most commonly used Major Depressive Disorder treatment for 14 million Americans is antidepressant medication, recent...

Common Methods of Self-Care

Nurturing self-love is vitally important for your mental health, especially because many disorders can leave you with feelings of low self-worth and low self-esteem. Moreover, self-love can give you that boost in motivation you need to change your life for the better....

How to Help a Loved One with Depression

If you have a loved one who suffers from depression, it’s easy to feel powerless to help. Everything you try to do to help only seems to make them more upset, but you can’t just do nothing when you see your loved one in pain and suffering. However, what’s left to do...

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