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    December 10, 2019

    Does Your Child Have OCD?

    Children often have some habit, ritual, or worry that parents chalk up to kids being kids. Maybe they line up their toys a certain way. Or they worry about getting sick whenever someone sneezes. Or they can’t fall asleep unless they’re tucked in just so and have recited a specific prayer.

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    December 3, 2019

    Is It OK to Tell My Boss About My Mental Health Issues?

    Ever come down with the flu, or break a bone on a ski trip? Chances are, you can count on your boss and your coworkers to rally around with sympathetic emails, flowers, or a pot of chicken soup.  What’s more: Your boss wants to help you get better quickly—and get back to the office.

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    November 19, 2019

    5 Realities of Schizophrenia You Should Understand

    Ever see “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest?” The movie paints a picture of despair, in which characters suffering from schizophrenia are confined to a grim, violent, and hopeless life in an institution presided over by the sadistic Nurse Ratched.

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    November 13, 2019

    3 Signs of Depression in Men

    Maybe you’re wondering why the nice guy in your life has been acting different lately—like a jerk. Maybe he seems irritated and crabby, or he’s having some uncharacteristic outbursts of anger, or he’s drinking way more than usual.

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    October 30, 2019

    Here Are 6 Reasons You Might Be at Risk for PTSD

    PTSD isn’t just for soldiers. Trauma can be experienced in everyday life, too.

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    October 24, 2019

    Why Sleep Is Important for Your Mental Health

    It sounds like the beginning of a corny joke: Sleep, a circadian rhythm, and a mood disorder enter a brain …

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    October 18, 2019

    5 Ways to Minimize Mental Health Medication Side Effects

    Taking medication for a mental health issue? You’re not alone—more than 80 million Americans have prescriptions for everything from depression and anxiety to post-traumatic stress disorder.

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    October 9, 2019

    A Parent’s Guide to Finding Good Mental Health Care

    Anxious about your son’s anxiety? Sad about your daughter’s depression? If you’re concerned about your child’s mental health, you might be thinking about therapy. If you are, you’re in good company.

    Continue Reading...
    October 1, 2019

    What You Should Know Before Taking an Opioid

    Opioids can be angels or devils. When used properly, these medications can provide relief from severe acute pain, such as what you could experience after a surgery or from cancer. However, opioids can also have devastating consequences, including addiction, overdose, and death.

    Continue Reading...
    October 1, 2019

    6 Things You NEED to Discuss with Your Doctor Before Taking an Opioid

    You’re in pain. Your doctor thinks that a prescription of an opioid can help you find relief, but you’re wary. You’ve heard the news reports about the opioid crisis and the addiction that has affected 1.7 million Americans. Your concern is understandable.

    Continue Reading...
    December 10, 2019

    Does Your Child Have OCD?

    Children often have some habit, ritual, or worry that parents chalk up to kids being kids. Maybe they line up their toys a certain way. Or they worry about getting sick whenever someone sneezes. Or they can’t fall asleep unless they’re tucked in just so and have recited a specific prayer.

    Continue Reading...
    December 3, 2019

    Is It OK to Tell My Boss About My Mental Health Issues?

    Ever come down with the flu, or break a bone on a ski trip? Chances are, you can count on your boss and your coworkers to rally around with sympathetic emails, flowers, or a pot of chicken soup.  What’s more: Your boss wants to help you get better quickly—and get back to the office.

    Continue Reading...
    November 19, 2019

    5 Realities of Schizophrenia You Should Understand

    Ever see “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest?” The movie paints a picture of despair, in which characters suffering from schizophrenia are confined to a grim, violent, and hopeless life in an institution presided over by the sadistic Nurse Ratched.

    Continue Reading...
    November 13, 2019

    3 Signs of Depression in Men

    Maybe you’re wondering why the nice guy in your life has been acting different lately—like a jerk. Maybe he seems irritated and crabby, or he’s having some uncharacteristic outbursts of anger, or he’s drinking way more than usual.

    Continue Reading...
    October 30, 2019

    Here Are 6 Reasons You Might Be at Risk for PTSD

    PTSD isn’t just for soldiers. Trauma can be experienced in everyday life, too.

    Continue Reading...
    October 24, 2019

    Why Sleep Is Important for Your Mental Health

    It sounds like the beginning of a corny joke: Sleep, a circadian rhythm, and a mood disorder enter a brain …

    Continue Reading...
    October 18, 2019

    5 Ways to Minimize Mental Health Medication Side Effects

    Taking medication for a mental health issue? You’re not alone—more than 80 million Americans have prescriptions for everything from depression and anxiety to post-traumatic stress disorder.

    Continue Reading...
    October 9, 2019

    A Parent’s Guide to Finding Good Mental Health Care

    Anxious about your son’s anxiety? Sad about your daughter’s depression? If you’re concerned about your child’s mental health, you might be thinking about therapy. If you are, you’re in good company.

    Continue Reading...
    October 1, 2019

    What You Should Know Before Taking an Opioid

    Opioids can be angels or devils. When used properly, these medications can provide relief from severe acute pain, such as what you could experience after a surgery or from cancer. However, opioids can also have devastating consequences, including addiction, overdose, and death.

    Continue Reading...
    October 1, 2019

    6 Things You NEED to Discuss with Your Doctor Before Taking an Opioid

    You’re in pain. Your doctor thinks that a prescription of an opioid can help you find relief, but you’re wary. You’ve heard the news reports about the opioid crisis and the addiction that has affected 1.7 million Americans. Your concern is understandable.

    Continue Reading...

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