An In-Depth Look at EMDR

January 5, 2023|Tags: , , |

By Jamie Sedgwick, LCPC, NCC EMDR Consultant Entering into mental health treatment can seem daunting and scary. Oftentimes, people know they need help, but feel overwhelmed by treatment options and the process of determining which treatment modality will best alleviate distressing symptoms. A quick Google search of various treatment modalities [...]

Living with Borderline Personality Disorder 

December 8, 2022|Tags: |

By Gabriella Mori  Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a mental health disorder that impacts the way people perceive themselves and others, causing problems in behaviors in everyday life. These problems range anywhere from body-image issues, difficulty maintaining relationships, and trouble managing one’s emotions. People who have Borderline Personality Disorder often [...]

Is Social Media Good or Bad for Your Mental Health?

November 3, 2022|Tags: , |

By Patrick Vergara Coming from a generation that has grown up with technology, Gen Z consumers use social media in ways that benefit their mental health and overall lives. The Internet and social media have become a tool for self-expression, a creative outlet, and an open space. People can develop [...]

Menopause: How Does It Affect Women’s Mental Health?

October 4, 2022|Tags: , |

By Mia Eng Chills. Night sweats. Hot flashes. Sleep problems. Menopause involves various physical symptoms that can affect women’s health. But did you know that it also causes several changes in your mental well-being? Many women are familiar with the basics of the onset of menopause; yet, they often overlook [...]

Suicide Prevention Begins With All of Us

September 26, 2022|Tags: |

By Noreen Syed September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Communities are coming together to share their stories and resources to raise awareness about suicide to help prevent individuals from taking their life. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), suicide is a leading cause of death in the [...]

What You Don’t Know About Unipolar Depression

September 20, 2022|

By Jocelyn Garcia  What is Unipolar Depression?  Unipolar depression, or also known as major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common mental health disorder that affects 8.4% of the U.S population. It is characterized by feeling worthless, continuous feeling of sadness, and other symptoms. It affects the individuals by making it [...]

When Does Enjoying Drinking Alcohol Go Too Far?

April 11, 2022|Tags: , , , |

By Erica Spohr “Among the 138.5 million people who were current alcohol users, 61.6 million people (or 44.4%) were classified as binge drinkers, and 17.7 million people (28.8% of current binge drinkers and 12.8% of current alcohol users) were classified as heavy drinkers” (2020 NSDUH). Alcoholism is a real and [...]

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