Category: Mental Health

  • Could You Benefit From Therapy?

    Mental health is a curious thing. It affects every aspect of our lives, and yet many of us don’t spare it a thought — or, if we do, we choose to write off our own needs and neglect our mental healthcare. To many of us, mental healthcare treatments like therapy are things for people who […]

  • 8 Mental Health Tips to Keep Your Mind Clear

    The world’s a little bit of a terrifying place these days. Anxiety-related mental health conditions affect over 40 million Americans every year – and those are just the ones with a diagnosis. Many people are reluctant to speak to a professional about their mental health. This means the true number of those suffering from anxiety, depression, […]

  • Your First Appointment: What Happens in a Mental Health Evaluation?

    If your doctor refers you to a psychologist or psychiatrist, you may be wondering about what will happen in the first assessment. Well, if it’s any consolation, you aren’t alone. Many patients often worry about the same too. In this article, we shall take you through what happens in the first appointment so you can […]

  • The Importance of Mental Health

    Mental disorders are prevalent across the globe, affecting tens of millions of people every year. But despite this, statistics show that only half of those affected get treatment.  In 2014, there were 42,773 suicide deaths in the US alone, making it the 10th leading cause of death. The study further revealed that suicide causes more […]

  • What Does It Feel Like to Have Anxiety?

    Over 40 million people in America are living with anxiety.  They may suffer from one or more of the most common anxiety conditions. These can include Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, or even PTSD.  In short: the word “anxiety” can encompass lots of different definitions and disorders.  Maybe you’re reading this post because you […]

  • Breaking down the barriers of men’s mental health

    In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the amount of research and students into mental health and its importance. This is a movement that, frankly, is long overdue, but as the saying goes, “better late than never”. However, even as the growing body of research and subsequent studies continues to become more […]

  • 6 Habits of People Who Hide Their Depression

    Every year many individuals commit suicide due to suffering from depression. In most cases, it could have been avoided if their near and dear ones were vigilant to notice signs of depression. Thousands of people suffer from depression every year and not many are lucky to have a strong support system around them. To be […]

  • Dr. Leanh Nguyen on the Key Differences Between Therapy and Coaching

    As professional coaching has become more popular in recent years, a lot of patients started seeing it as yet another form of therapy. Many of those who have not had a chance to test this service went as far as labeling it “therapy in disguise” or “mild synonym” for therapy. However, these two alternatives are […]

  • Physician Burnout: Learn the Warning Signs and Prevention Tips

    While you were in college and in medical school, your life pretty much consisted of studying and exams. There was hardly room for any type of social life but you knew you were up for that when made the decision to enter medical school; it was a sacrifice you were willing to make. But even […]

  • What is Drug Abuse?

    Most people take drugs only when they are prescribed by a doctor when necessary, but it has become a habit of people misusing drugs both legal and illegal in ways that should not be used. Using someone else’s prescription or taking more than the required dosage is also another way of what is drug abuse. […]