Mental Illness and Addiction

  According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 43.6 million (18.1%) adult Americans have suffered from some form of mental illness, such as depression or anxiety, and over 20 million have a substance use disorder. Within these two figures, 7.9 million adult Americans have suffered from both a mental illness and a […]

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Finding Support Online

  Depression is fairly common and affects many individuals. In fact, more than 264 million people worldwide suffer from depression and more than 15 million adults in the United States. It is the leading cause of disability among individuals who are 15-44 years old. Most people can fully recover with treatment and support. Eating a […]

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Improving Your Memory Function

It’s a normal thought process to start worrying about your memory as you get older. Many people ask themselves, “What can I do to improve my memory?” Having a poor memory can cause frustration and can affect different areas of your life in a negative way. If you feel as if you are suffering from […]

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How Depression and Anxiety Can Impact Your Memory

It is a given fact that some people have a better memory than others. Many of us are even worried about improving our memory. There are many things that play into how well people remember things. One of those is our mental health which can have either specific or more broad impacts on memory function. […]

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TMS Vs. Anti-Depressants

  With an increased awareness of mental health issues, there is no shame in seeking treatment you need to improve well-being. Depression is common in many people and if it is getting in the way of you enjoying your life, you don’t have to suffer. There are many treatment options available. The most common type […]

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What are the Different Types of Depression?

  All of us will deal with depression at some point in our lives. In some cases, depression is temporary and goes away over time. In other circumstances, depression can be chronic and get in the way of our ability to enjoy life. There are many different types of depression and determining which type is […]

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Smoking and Depression

  Everyone knows that smoking is terrible for your physical health but did you know that it’s bad for your mental health as well?  Smoking is connected to anxiety and depression so if you’re looking for a reason to quit, this is it! Smoking Does Not Help You Relax Smoking is much more common in […]

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Eating: How Eating the Right Foods Can Improve Your Mental Health

  We’ve all heard the expression, “You are what you eat” and at some age, most of us feel this when we eat bad foods because they make us feel bad.  Caffeinated soda makes you jittery, cheese can cause constipation, and a sugary dessert now will make you need a nap later.     But what about […]

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Am I Depressed?

  The word “depressed” is tossed around a lot these days.  “I’m so depressed that my favorite TV show was canceled.  “I’m so depressed that I have to work over the weekend.”  “This rainy weather is just so depressing.”  For someone who suffers from Major Depressive Disorder, the word isn’t thrown around so easily.   Mild […]

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Is TMS Right For Me?

  Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation therapy is a non-invasive, drug-free, outpatient therapy used in the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder when antidepressants fail to provide relief from symptoms.  How do you know if this kind of treatment is right for you? Major Depressive Disorder Major Depressive Disorder, or MDD, is a common medical condition that affects […]

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