How to Deal with Family Drama Around the Holidays

For many of us, spending time with family during...

The Impact of Grief on Relationships

Experiencing the death of a loved one is one of...

Types of Anxiety Disorders

At some point in our lives, most of us will...
When Should You Ask for Help?

When Should You Ask for Help?

Depression is a complex mental health issue that varies widely between individuals. This is why it can be difficult for some people to recognize what may be a situational discomfort that may pass on its own, and what may be more serious and require professional help....

The Healing Power of Nature

The Healing Power of Nature

One only needs to read a few lines from poets such as Frost, Wordsworth, and Thoreau to recognize the love for and connection to nature human beings have always had. Nature stirs our souls and imagination and brings beauty to our everyday lives. But it turns out,...

What are the Symptoms of OCD?

What are the Symptoms of OCD?

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) affects 2-3% of the population. The disorder is characterized by a pattern of unwanted thoughts or fears (obsessions) that cause an individual to perform a set of repetitive...

What is a Dual Diagnosis?

What is a Dual Diagnosis?

There are times when a person is diagnosed with a mental health issue, such as depression or anxiety. Other times, someone might be diagnosed as having a substance abuse issue. When someone has both a mental health issue and a substance abuse issue, we call it a dual...