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Are Violent Crimes Up with Mental Illness on the Rise?

Are violent crimes related to mental illness

What are the real mental illness and violence facts you need to know? Find out what the relationship is between the rise in violent crime and mental health. Nearly one in five Americans (52.9 million) has some kind of mental illness. The vast majority of people with such a disorder live peacefully and generally don’t […]

Can You Go to Rehab for Trauma?

Can you go to rehab for trauma

Sometimes, society and the media downplay the impact of common mental health conditions on people, such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). With the rise in counseling and meditation apps, many people suffering from these conditions are strongly encouraged to use them as their sole source of support. Speaking to an online therapist […]

3 Mental Disorders with Highest Rates of Suicide

Mental Health Disorders associated with suicide

Suicide is a tragic event that impacts thousands of Americans and their families annually. According to the CDC, suicide rates in the United States increased roughly 30% between 2000 and 2018. It’s a leading cause of death in America, with one person dying by suicide approximately every 11 minutes. Understanding what causes suicidal thoughts, which […]

Signs It’s Time to Get Help for a Mental Health Issue

Signs it's time to get help for mental health issues

Unsure if you or someone close to you is doing well mentally? Learn about the top six warning signs you may need mental health treatment. Mental health illnesses are the most prominent type of health condition in the United States. According to the CDC, approximately 1 in 5 Americans will experience a mental illness in […]

Shia Labeouf Talks Mental Health and “Rock Bottom”

Shia Lebeouf talks rock bottom

Shia LaBeouf is a renowned American actor who’s been in the spotlight for the better part of two decades. While he started acting on the Disney Channel in the early 2000s, his career blossomed into significant dramatic roles, and he later tried his hand at directing. Once on an upward career trajectory, Shia LaBeouf’s reputation […]

Emotional Support Animals for Depression

Emotional Support Animals for depression

What’s the best emotional support animal for depression, and how can they help? Learn about different ESAs, their benefits and how to get one. When depression strikes, we can find comfort in the people around us — from licensed therapists to friends and family members. But what if you’ve exhausted all those support systems and […]

What Exactly is Dissociative Identity Disorder?

Dissociative Disorder

Learn about dissociative disorder and how it can affect people. Find out what its symptoms are and what treatments are available. You may have seen dissociative disorder in a popular Hollywood film or best-selling novel, as fictional characters frequently have multiple personalities or forget who they are. People suffering from dissociative identity disorder (DID), one […]

Service vs. Emotional Support Animals: The Difference

Service Vs Emotional support

Pets are part of the family. They’re there for you when you’re going through a rough time and do wonders for your mental health. Maybe you’ve been considering having a support animal to help you with a mental illness or disability but aren’t sure what steps to take. Do you need an emotional support, therapy […]