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5 Simple Ways to Help Fight Depression Every Day

5 Simple Ways to Help Fight Depression Every Day Depression can leave you feeling sad, tired and isolated, but these symptoms don’t have to define you. With the right treatment methods and lifestyle changes, you can fight depression and get back to enjoying your favorite hobbies and activities and spending time with friends and family. Overcoming depression doesn’t have…
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How Electroconvulsive Therapy Works to Treat Major Depression

How Electroconvulsive Therapy Works to Treat Major Depression Like many other mental health disorders, depression can widely range in severity. Because of this, a treatment method that works for one person may not have much of an effect on another. When symptoms of depression become severe and other treatment options have not been successful, your behavioral health…
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4 Reasons Why Meeting Other Moms Can Improve Your Mental Health

4 Reasons Why Meeting Other Moms Can Improve Your Mental Health If it feels like you’re constantly running around trying to meet everyone’s needs but your own, even if that means sacrificing your own personal hygiene, you’re probably a mom. Whether you’re busy driving to and from soccer practice, helping with homework or grocery shopping and meal prepping, there’s just no…
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How Cognitive Processing Therapy Works to Treat PTSD

How Cognitive Processing Therapy Works to Treat PTSD Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a type of anxiety disorder that occurs in response to the experience of a traumatic event or near-death experience. Symptoms of PTSD, which can include nightmares, flashbacks and avoidance, may last for years or even decades without proper treatment. Cognitive Processing Therapy, or CPT,…
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3 Self-Care Tips to Follow When You Suffer From Chronic Depression  

3 Self-Care Tips to Follow When You Suffer From Chronic Depression   Chronic depression is a very real mental health disorder that can have a negative impact on your mood, relationships and quality of life. As a result, it’s important that you incorporate these essential self-care steps into your regular routine to help better manage your symptoms and regain a positive outlook…
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How Parents & Caregivers Can Support a Child With PTSD

How Parents & Caregivers Can Support a Child With PTSD Following a traumatic event, children or teens may develop symptoms of PTSD or other mental health disorders. As a parent or caregiver, however, you can take steps to help your child better manage and even overcome PTSD and anxiety. Here are 4 important tips to keep in mind. 1.
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4 Ways to Fight Feeling Overwhelmed When You’re a New Mom

4 Ways to Fight Feeling Overwhelmed When You’re a New Mom While it’s normal to feel a little overwhelmed when you bring home your new baby, it’s not healthy to feel that your life is now unmanageable. If you’re struggling to find a balance as a new mom and to preserve your mental health after pregnancy, follow these four tips.
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How to Protect Your College Student’s Mental Health

How to Protect Your College Student’s Mental Health Millions of students prepare to set off for college each year, and there’s no better time than now to start preparing, especially if he or she is concerned about coping with mental illness while away. Taking some steps now to help mentally prepare your teen for college can help…
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Your Cat Isn’t Increasing Your Risk of Mental Illness

Your Cat Isn’t Increasing Your Risk of Mental Illness Although cats have been getting a bad rap due to previous research suggesting that a parasite they often carry could lead to mental health issues, a new study seems to have cleared their name. In fact, there are many mental health benefits of having a pet, including cats. Here’s what…
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Is a Protein Deficiency Behind Bipolar Disorder?

Is a Protein Deficiency Behind Bipolar Disorder? Although bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder that affects millions of people across the globe, its causes remain unknown. However, recent research may shed some light on the link between a specific protein deficiency and the onset of bipolar disorder symptoms. What Is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar disorder, also…
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