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Can You Go to Rehab for a Personality Disorder?

Can you go to rehab for a personality disorder

Everyone experiences conflicting emotions or volatile mood swings they can’t rationally explain. They may be caused by major life changes, hormones in the body or difficulties at school or work. Human emotions are complex, it can be hard to tell whether these feelings are temporary or a sign of a larger mental health problem. If […]

Growing Up with a Parent with Depression

Growing up with a depressed parent

Suffering from a mental health issue isn’t just tough on the person suffering from it — it’s a challenge for those closest to them as well. In particular, growing up with a depressed parent can be incredibly detrimental to the well-being and development of a child. In this post, we explore how clinical depression affects […]

What the US Military Is Doing to Address Veteran Suicide

What the military is doing to lower suicide rate

Army suicide is one of the leading causes of death among veterans in the United States, claiming the lives of over 65,000 since 2010. In comparison, the 20-year Vietnam War took 58,220 lives while the Iraqi War, which lasted 8 years, claimed the lives of 4,431 U.S. soldiers. Veterans need robust emergency and long-term mental […]

Growing Up with a Parent Who Has Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia affects around one in 300 people or about 24 million people globally. Unfortunately, the term is too often used casually, and the mass media has skewed the public’s understanding of what schizophrenia truly is. The stigma and misunderstanding of schizophrenics can make it challenging for them to find and accept the help they desperately […]

How Quarterback Justin Fields Tells Anxiety to Take a Hike

What Quarterback Justin Fields Has Said ABout His Anxiety

Stress is a prevalent element in most people’s lives, and learning how to cope with it is in everyone’s interest. According to statistics from the American Institute of Stress, 33% of people suffer from extreme stress, 77% experience stress to levels that affects their physical health and 73% suffer from stress-related mental health issues. Stress […]

Growing Up with a Parent Who Has Bipolar Disorder

Growing up in a safe and stable home is important for a child’s development. If a parent is struggling with an untreated mental illness such as bipolar disorder, a child may experience sadness or anger because they don’t understand what’s happening. The effects of growing up with a bipolar parent can be long-lasting and may […]

Can You Go to Rehab For ADD and ADHD?

Can you go to rehab for ADD and ADHD

Everyone experiences stress, restlessness or trouble concentrating, especially if they’re going through a difficult time. While these symptoms don’t necessarily indicate a mental illness, they are considered some of the most common symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD). However, if these symptoms are present in multiple settings and start to affect […]

Can You Overdose on Zoloft or Other SSRI Medications?

Many prescription medications are abused. For example, a person may find that a medication like Zoloft no longer works for their depression, anxiety or related issues, so they decide to take more than their doctor prescribed. Generally, increased doses are meant to achieve the original medication effects after someone has increased their tolerance. Unfortunately, this […]