In: Trauma

Black History Month and African American Mental Health Statistics

Black History Month, celebrated in February each year, is a time to recognize the central role African Americans have played in…

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Music Therapy and Mental Health

“Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions. People everywhere are the same in heart and…

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National Hugging Day

Have you ever had a lousy day? The kind where funny cat videos and goofy memes cannot even turn that frown…

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Common Myths About Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) affects 1.7 to 2.4 percent of the U.S. population, which translates to approximately one in fifty people….

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Increasing Emergency Room Visits & Challenges African-American Youth Face in Mental Health

Researchers said approximately 17.1 million children in the U.S. have a mental health disorder. Furthermore, between 2% and 5% of emergency…

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Understanding Mental Health Through Literature

Whether you are fighting a continuous battle with drugs and alcohol, currently receiving treatment for an eating disorder or struggling with…

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Therapy Corner: “When to Refer Series” #1

Four Ways to tell it is Time to Refer Your Eating Disorder Client to a Treatment Program He or she has…

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Self-Injury Awareness Day March 1, 2018

Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD), is an international awareness day that takes place every year on March 1 and is a day…

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Panic disorders and Their Tie to Valium Addiction

Valium, diazepam, is a long-acting benzodiazepine, that is often used, against recommendation, to treat anxiety disorders such as panic disorder. Benzodiazepines…

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Co-occurring Disorders in Teenagers: Cocaine and Anxiety

Anxiety commonly occurs in the teenage population due to the many changing factors associated with this life stage. Hormonal changes, physical…

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