Is it Time to Take a Mental Health Retreat?

Mental Health Retreat

The term mental health retreat can be considered only available to wealthy people or celebrities. In reality, a mental health retreat might be something that could benefit you substantially and, in some cases, could be covered by insurance. A retreat is something that can be very broad. The definition can be whatever works best for […]

Misophonia and Vitamin Deficiency

Misophonia and Vitamin Deficiency

Misophonia is when people experience extreme disgust or anger when they hear sounds other humans make. These sounds might include breathing, chewing, or lip-smacking. The condition causes someone to feel anger and even physical symptoms. Some research is coming to light showing a potential link between misophonia and vitamin deficiency, which we explore more below. […]

What is the Difference Between Serotonin and Dopamine?

Serotonin and Dopamine

Serotonin and dopamine are both neurotransmitters. They are similar brain chemicals, often called happy hormones, but they have differences as well. So what is the difference between serotonin and dopamine? Below we’ll talk more about what each does separately and also how they’re similar. What Is Serotonin? Serotonin is a hormone. The hormone plays a […]

Can Zoloft Change Your Personality?

Can Zoloft Change Your Personality

Zoloft is the brand name of a prescription antidepressant. The generic name is sertraline. People wonder can Zoloft change your personality, and the answer is a little complex. Overall, an antidepressant-like Zoloft won’t change your personality, but there can be side effects to be aware of, which we discuss below. What is Zoloft? Zoloft is […]

How Do Schizophrenia Treatment Centers Work?

Schizophrenia Treatment Centers

Schizophrenic treatment centers are one approach to treating this mental health disorder. A schizophrenic treatment center typically includes either residential or day treatment. These treatment centers may also offer treatment programs for complex diagnoses, which include mental disorders like bipolar disorder and depression, and substance abuse. Typically, a residential or day treatment program is reserved […]

Can Mental Illness be Cured?

Can Mental Illness be Cured

Can mental illness be cured? This is a common question we hear all the time, and it’s a complicated answer. The complex aspect is because there are treatments for mental illness, but not necessarily cures. The good news is that while we don’t medically say mental health conditions are cured when treated, and your symptoms […]

Is It Right to Prescribe Antidepressants for Teens?

Antidepressants for Teens

According to Mental Health America, depression and other psychiatric disorders in youth are real and growing problems. Many of the troubling trends in teen mental health, including depression in childhood, are accelerated by the pandemic and its ripple effects.  Being a teen is already a difficult time. Young people go through significant changes, physically, emotionally, […]

Conversations on Mental Health: Tyson Fury, World Boxing Champion

Tyson Fury Mental Health

“I was in a really dark place. I couldn’t get out of bed for weeks at a time.” World Boxing Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury’s mental health journey has been challenging and isolating, but it has also made him stronger than ever before. He is the current world heavyweight champion of boxing, but this wasn’t always […]

How to Help a Friend with Depression

How to Help a Friend with Depression

Depression can be devastating for the person experiencing it day today. If you have a friend or loved one dealing with it, it can also significantly impact you. You may find yourself wondering how to help a friend with depression. There are actions you can take as far as how to help a friend with […]

Pornography and Depression: Is There a Link?

Pornography and depression

Pornography is incredibly available and pervasive in our modern, tech-driven society. But, we increasingly see that porn addiction may have harmful effects, including depressive symptoms. For example, researchers are discovering the link between pornography and depression, as well as other adverse consequences. Below are some specific things to know about the association between pornography and […]