Monthly Archives: November 2022

What Are the 4 Major Causes of Depression

Major Causes of Depression

Having depression can make it difficult to complete tasks, but what are the causes of depression? Four major categories may answer that. Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 21 million adults suffered from a major depressive episode […]

How to Pay for Rehab: A Financial Guide

How to pay for rehab

For many Americans, the choice to obtain medical care comes down to cost, not necessarily need. In fact, according to a study conducted by the¬†University of Chicago, as many as 40 percent of people reported that they skipped a medical test or treatment and 44 percent of people didn’t go to the doctor when they […]

Jobs with the Most Occupational Trauma and PTSD

Jobs with most occupational hazards

According to the National Center for PTSD, over half the population will experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime, such as an accident, assault or disaster. It’s common for individuals who experience trauma to suffer short-term physical and emotional hardships. For most people, the symptoms of trauma resolve over time. However, for approximately […]

Emotional Support Animal for Anxiety

Emotional Support Animal Anxiety

Having emotional support dogs for anxiety has become increasingly popular in recent years, and it’s easy to understand why. With more than 31% of Americans living with some degree of anxiety, people will welcome something that promises to reduce stress and make life easier. But how effective are emotional support animals (ESAs)? Beyond the companionship […]

What Are the “4 Stages” of Bipolar Disorder?

Stages of Bipolar Disorder

The focus on bipolar disorder is often on the highs and lows, but there are definable stages of a typical bipolar cycle. Knowing what these stages are can help individuals understand what they’re going through, avoid triggers and manage their symptoms accordingly. Keep reading for a comprehensive overview of the four stages of bipolar disorder. […]

The Link Between Bipolar Disorder and Shopping

Link Between Bipolar and Shopping

Are you bipolar and spending money on items you don’t need during a manic episode? If so, you’re not alone. Compulsive shopping is common among people diagnosed with bipolar disorder as part of their erratic behavior during a manic episode. Someone who’s bipolar and spending money on expensive items they don’t truly want or need […]