Mental Health

Loneliness and mental health

Loneliness: An Overlooked Contributor to Mental Health Issues

In our modern and interconnected world, loneliness may seem like an unlikely concern. With social media, video calls, and instant messaging, we have more ways than ever to connect with others. However, beneath the illusion of apparent connectivity, an alarming number of individuals worldwide experience profound feelings of loneliness, which can have a severe impact …

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Mental health and communities

Breaking Barriers: Raising Awareness of Mental Health in Minority Communities

Many people from minority communities face significant barriers to accessing mental health care and support, which can have serious consequences such as higher rates of untreated mental health issues, increased risk for suicide, and a lower quality of life. Despite the prevalence of mental health issues in these communities, there is still a lack of …

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Native American and American Indian Mental Healthcare: Removing the Obstacles and Increasing Access

During National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month – and every month – let’s unite to support and empower historically underrepresented communities in their mental health and substance use disorder journeys. In this blog, we’ll explore Native American and Alaska Native mental health – and learn how we can work together to eliminate disparities and stigmas …

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Fireworks Spark Patriotism, Parades…and PTSD

Uncovering the Facts – and Myths – About PTSD Fireworks spark happiness for most people, evoking fond memories like watching the sky light up after a fun-filled day of all-you-can-eat hotdogs and watermelon on the Fourth of July. But for some, fireworks ignite something more distressing – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). For certain individuals …

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Do I Need Residential Mental Health Treatment?

Deciding on Mental Health Treatment When it comes to the people we love, we always want what’s best, especially regarding their physical or mental health. But sometimes, recognizing when more intensive care, like residential mental health treatment, is necessary can be a challenge. It’s difficult to stay objective when complex emotions are involved. You may …

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