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Is it stress or anxiety?

Most people experience some stress as well as anxiety at some point in their lives. Oftentimes the two terms are used interchangeably. However, there’s truly a fine line between the two, and knowing which you’re currently dealing with can help […]

Free emergency mental health care for military veterans

As of Tuesday, January 17, US military veterans in an “acute suicidal crisis” can receive free treatment including inpatient care up to 30 days and outpatient care for up to 90 days. This expansion of care is intended to help […]

The link between messiness and mental health

Most of us fall somewhere in the middle of the “messiness spectrum”, preferring not to live in complete chaos, but also not cleaning our spaces from top to bottom daily. But did you know there’s a tie between how tidy […]

Why Americans are so lonely — and how it affects our health

Evidence in U.S. Census surveys have shown that the rates of loneliness among Americans have gradually increased since the 1970s. This epidemic has been a problem long before the Covid-19 pandemic, which, of course, only exacerbated the issue of social […]

How to Cope with Insensitive Comments About Your Mental Health

Mental illness can be extremely isolating. Even if you have a supportive network of family and friends, not everyone will understand what you’re going through or know how to help. This can leave you feeling alone and misunderstood. While not […]

Three Questions to Ask a Prospective Therapist

It’s estimated that nearly one in 10 Americans go to therapy over the course of a year, and nine out of 10 therapists reported witnessing growing demand for counseling during the start of the pandemic. There’s no doubt that psychotherapy […]

How to Bend, But Not Break – The 7 Traits of Resilient People

Resilience is the capacity to withstand stress and adversity. It’s what enables us to “bounce back” from setbacks, overcome challenges and cope with traumas. There are many factors that contribute to resilience, including genetics, biology, personality traits, social support networks […]

6 alternative therapies for mental health

There are a number of alternative therapies that complement traditional treatment for mental health diseases. Whether someone is considering therapy for the first time or returning to therapy for extra support, it can be overwhelming to determine which approach is […]

Unique therapies for mental health support

Whether someone is considering therapy for the first time or returning to therapy for extra support, it can be overwhelming to determine which approach is best for each individual’s unique situation. Therapists and patients should work together to explore the […]

Understanding passive-aggressive personality

Passive aggression is a term that we hear often to describe behaviors, but we may not fully understand what it actually means. Passive aggression is a behavioral expression of hostility where you use indirect or non-confrontational means to convey your […]