The lure of destructive, addictive behavior stems, ironically, from a deeply embedded instinct for self-preservation.
Information from Balance Treatment Center
Clear communication is a critical component of any kind of relationship — whether platonic, romantic or familial — but doing it effectively takes some effort.
Whenever mass shootings are in the news, it’s inevitable discussions turn to questions of mental health. At the same time, gun violence’s connection to another important mental health concern continues to plague our nation, but it’s not often discussed much in the news.
Many of us experienced bullying in some form growing up, but bullying has reached new heights in recent years with the rise of social media. While schools have also ramped up anti-bullying campaigns, many of them are doing little to effectively quell the problem.
Going back to school can be an exciting time for many students, but not all of them. There are several factors that can impact the mental health of adolescents.
Whether or not you grew up singing along with every word of “In the End,” deemed Linkin Park’s greatest hit by Billboard, you’ve likely heard the news that has shocked millions around the world. In July, it was announced that 41-year-old Chester Bennington, lead vocalist of the group that largely defined the music scene in the early 2000s, died by suicide.
In the United States, major depression is one of the most common mental health disorders. An estimated 16.1 million adults over age 18 had at least one major depressive episode in 2015, according to a recent study. This represents 6.7 percent of the total U.S. population.
For parents, having a child in treatment can be both scary and overwhelming.
The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that some 40 million adult Americans suffer from some sort of anxiety disorder. Whether it’s mild, situational anxiety (like the nerves that come up from a stressful job search) or something more deeply rooted in the unconscious, it’s important to remember that with the right tools, anxiety can be managed.
Whether it’s a full-on panic attack, nervousness in social situations, or sweaty palms that you just can’t shake, know that you’re not alone when it comes to experiencing anxiety. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, some 40 million adult Americans suffer from anxiety disorders, making it the most common form of mental illness in the U.S.
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