Monthly Archives: May 2024

Unipolar Depression – What the Diagnosis Means

Unipolar Depression

Depression ranks as one of the most common mental illness, affecting about one in 10 Americans in any given year. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, which is published by the American Psychiatric Association and serves as the main professional reference book on mental health and related conditions, outlines eight distinct […]

How to Take a Leave of Absence for Your Mental Health

How take a leave of absence for your mental health

Mental health is just as important as physical health, yet in the workforce, it hardly gets the same attention. According to a 2023 survey by the American Psychological Association (APA), only 15% of those surveyed reported that their workplace had company-wide policies for mental health days. However, when the US Surgeon General’s Framework for Workplace […]

Taking Care of Aging Parents — and Mental Health

Caring for Aging Parents and Mental Health

Taking care of aging parents can be rewarding and frustrating. For many, it becomes almost a full-time job when they’re parenting aging parents. What often gets overlooked is the mental health of the caregiver. Estimates of family caregivers range from 48 to 53 million people. The average duration of caregiving is about 4.5 years, and some […]

Braces, Dental Work, and Your Mental Health

Braces, Dental Work and your Mental Health

Braces can have a life-changing impact. After all, resolving dental issues can do wonders for a person’s self-esteem and significantly boost their self-image and confidence. However, wearing braces can also have a negative effect on mental health, especially in adults. The problem doesn’t stop at braces either. A variety of orthodontic equipment can have the […]

How to Vet a Teletherapy Company

How to vet a teletherapy company

Teletherapy opens a world of mental health resources for many people, providing access to services that may otherwise be out of reach due to someone’s schedule, geographic location, functional abilities or financial resources. While many companies have cropped up in recent years to meet the increased need for flexible mental health care solutions, not all […]

How to Find a Therapist Who Specializes in Women’s Issues

Finding a Therapist specializing in women's issues

For many people, gender has a significant impact on the way they experience the world, as well as the challenges and traumas they face. Finding a therapist who specializes in providing therapy for women’s health issues can improve the overall outcome of treatment. Introduction: Recognizing the Importance of Specialized Therapy Everyone can benefit from therapy, […]