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Why Should I Attend Medical Detox?

When you’re trapped in addiction, the illness can seem insurmountable. Substance use disorder (SUD) can take a toll on your life. You may lose friendships and employment. Moreover, you may face legal consequences surrounding your substance consumption. Luckily, your SUD does not have to be the end of your story. If you’re ready to startRead More

How Can I Recognize Suicidal Thoughts in a Loved One?

One of the scariest things a person may have to go through is navigating the situation with a loved one who is suicidal. It can be easy to forget your own well-being when faced with such a traumatic situation. This can be compounded by the uncertainties surrounding what it may look like when someone isRead More

How Does Cyberbullying Create Lasting Trauma?

Recent findings in the Current Opinion in Pediatrics have shown that “breakthroughs and advancements in new age technology have revolutionized the way children communicate” and how “their usage has raised concerns about their role and impact on adolescent development and behavior.” These concerns come in the form of how social media may be creating mentalRead More

Will Starting Therapy Feel Uncomfortable?

The great comedian Jonathan Winters once said, “if your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it.” In other words, sometimes it is important to take the initiative no matter how uncomfortable that may seem. When a person first begins therapy, they may feel apprehensive about opening up to their therapist. This is understandable. NewRead More

Explaining Bipolar Disorder to Your Loved Ones

Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder defined by severe highs and lows. Individuals who struggle with this disorder experience extreme shifts in mood, energy, and behavior. This unpredictability can have a significant impact on their lives, relationships, and careers. It can be challenging to know what to say when you are first diagnosed withRead More

The Media and Personality Disorders: Is the Media Creating Barriers to Treatment?

The media often portrays people with personality disorders as dangerous, erratic, and unpredictable. The creation of this perception is not only wrong but also can be dangerous. This depiction can also be damaging to those who have personality disorders. However, there are many ways of overcoming this media-generated stigma. How the Media Negatively Skews PublicRead More

What Are Common Side Effects of SSRIs?

It’s normal to feel anxious when starting a new medication after a diagnosis. Unfortunately, SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) have a pretty bad reputation among the general population. Side effects from SSRIs are common, and they can last for the entire time that you take them. While these side effects are generally not dangerous orRead More

Can Disordered Eating Indicate Underlying Major Depression?

In today’s world, there is a never-ending stream of images and opinions concerning what and how much one should eat. While it’s convenient to have so much information at our fingertips, this abundance of opinions can lead to stress and anxiety when it comes to figuring out which habits are healthy and which are not.Read More

How Is Musical Theatre Shining a Light on Mental Illnesses?

Musical theatre has always led the way in addressing important issues. The narrative approach allows us to connect with musicals uniquely. Recently, musical theatre has explored the topic of mental health. Let’s examine Dear Evan Hansen, Be More Chill, and Next to Normal to see how theatre shines a light on mental illnesses. Content warning:Read More