When Sigmund Freud changed the field of psychology in the early 1900s, he introduced the stereotypical relationship between patient and “shrink”: the patient lies on his back on a couch or bed while the therapist listens, takes notes, and then tells the patient how all their problems stem back to … [Read more...] aboutThe Mental Health Consequences of Overparenting
If you or a loved one are struggling to manage your mental health, there are many resources available to get you feeling better. Depending on the diagnosis, you and your care team might consider lifestyle changes, therapy, and/or medication. However, medication for your mental illness can … [Read more...] aboutDo Mental Illnesses Need To Be Medicated?
When recovering from a substance use disorder, there are triggers hiding behind every corner--scents, sounds, locations, people, holidays, and perhaps even your own cell phone. Research about whether social media or the Internet are a type of behavioral addiction provides mixed results. Social … [Read more...] aboutCan Social Media Harm an Addict’s Recovery Process?
If you’re suffering with poor mental health, or know someone who is, you’re not alone. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reports that 1 in 5 adults and 1 in 6 children in the U.S. experience a mental health disorder or mental illness each year. It’s also important to remember that … [Read more...] aboutMental Health Resources