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How Mental Health Can Affect Insurance Coverage

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In today’s modern world, luckily there is increased awareness about mental health. Raising awareness has not only helped to reduce social stigma around mental health, it has also helped to boost tech-based innovation that can help those struggling…
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What is Pandemic Fatigue?

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People are worn out by the COVID-19 pandemic. I think by now we can all agree we are so over it. A year ago our leaders announced that we all had to do our part for 15 days to stop the spread. Well, that sure didn’t seem to do the trick,…
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Top 6 Challenges to Mental Health We Face Today

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The past year has taken a toll on the nation’s mental health. The country already had rising rates of anxiety and depression, but the pandemic only added to them. Stress is at all time highs, and many people are grieving the loss of loved…
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9 Benefits of Art Therapy

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Art has the ability to inspire people and make them see things from a different point of view. Art may involve painting a portrait, writing a story or playing a piece of music. In all its forms art stimulates the brain. Art also has the power…
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How to Manage Severe Irritability

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You know you are being irrational, but you just can’t seem to control your frustration. So, intense frustration leads to explosive irritability. One thing sets you off and you become so irritated it is like rocket fuel to the moon. What…
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What to Do When it Feels Like You’re Losing Touch with Reality

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The signs may be quite subtle at first. A friend or loved one may seem “off” of late. They may have stopped caring about their appearance, not their norm at all. Maybe you are plagued with a sense that someone is watching you. These early…
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I Am So Depressed Can’t Function At All

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Anyone who has ever suffered through a bout of prolonged depression can attest to how depleted it makes you feel. In what seems like an instant, you feel so down that you can’t function. Even the most mundane tasks are so hard to complete. The…
Can You Go to Rehab for Depression

Can You Go to Rehab for Depression?

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When you think of rehab, you probably think most often of treatment for drug or alcohol addiction. Many people, though, seek help at residential treatment centers every year for mental health issues. Inpatient treatment for depression can…
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How To Care For A Loved One With Mental Illness During Lockdown

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COVID-19 changed our world drastically. There is never-ending news, alerts, bans, orders, double notifications, shortages, diplomacy, financial consequences. Most are too heavy to handle and absorb. The mental tension will calm down after…
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I Don’t Want to Get Out Of Bed Anymore

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Learn About the Symptoms of Depression Our mental health may be more fragile than we realize. We all have a certain amount of resilience, but when events begin to spiral our mental health can really suffer. This is when depression can set in. Depression…