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October 3, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Mental Illness Awareness Week: “Inspired, Informed, Involved.”

Mental Health Awareness Week is all this week, October 1st – 7th, 2017. The theme this year is “Into Mental Health: Inspired, Informed, Involved.” There are over 200 classified forms of mental illness, and in a given year, roughly 54 … Continue reading

July 18, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Trauma Also Changes The Brain If Left Untreated

Trauma can come from many kinds of experiences, such as: neglect, school violence, home violence and abuse, sexual abuse, natural disasters, war, neglect, medical trauma, death of a loved one, and terrorism. When a person experiences a terrifying event, the … Continue reading

June 27, 2016
by Staff Writer
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PTSD Awareness Day: ‘Heroes’ Also Need A Helpful Hand

‘Heroes’ in our everyday society and culture come in many forms, because when it comes to saving a life, EMS (emergency medical services), the police force, and hard working firefighters are the ones who are there for us when there is … Continue reading

June 1, 2016
by Staff Writer
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June 2016: Annual PTSD Awareness Month

This month it’s PTSD awareness month, a time to recognize the importance of PTSD treatment and having open discussions about how to deal with PTSD. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health condition that can cripple a person emotionally and … Continue reading

February 8, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Overcoming a Panic Attack When It Happens

Panic attacks can be one of the most frightening experiences a person can have, which is marked by feelings of fear, panic, anxiety, uncontrollable shaking, and muscle weakness. Time seems to stop, and there is a sudden feeling of impending … Continue reading

February 4, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Self-Destructive Behaviors People Engage In

Self-destructive behavior comes in many forms. It can be in the form of an eating disorder, alcoholism, gambling, a cutting addiction, or having suicidal tendencies. The person may be fully aware of his/her self-destructive behavior, or not aware at all. One … Continue reading

January 14, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Common Mental Health Disorders with Addictions

Addiction often comes with other common disorders that make the process of recovery much more difficult, as people who experienced comorbidity are forced to face the challenge of fighting multiple internal battles at once—whether its depression, bipolar disorder, or PTSD combined … Continue reading

April 2, 2015
by Lets-Do-It
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April Is National Stress Awareness Month

April is National Stress Awareness Month, where health care professionals and experts across the nation join forces to help increase public awareness about the causes and cures for stress/anxiety disorders. Although stress and anxiety are natural human experiences, feelings of … Continue reading

February 6, 2015
by Lets-Do-It
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The Link Between Alcohol and Depression

Alcohol and depression are two different mental illnesses that have been closely associated to each other for centuries. But why is that link so prominent? Which came first in an individual’s life, the depression or the alcohol dependency? Obviously, every … Continue reading

October 29, 2014
by Lets-Do-It
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PTSD Linked To Food Addiction

If two entirely different disorders are present and symptomatic, it’s difficult to know which is causing the other, or if they are linked at all. This was the case in a particular research study that addressed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and … Continue reading

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