when is it time to seek 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 Difference Between Mild and Serious Mental Health…

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mental health effects of covid on teachers

the covid pandemic disrupted the lives of everyone on the globe. but without question, certain professions got hit the hardest. teachers definitely belong in this category. numerous teachers were laid off without notice; the rest were forced to adapt quickly and begin teaching remotely. while the pandemic is behind us, the mental health affects on…

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what is gender dysphoria?

Gender dysphoria, formerly known as gender identity disorder, describes intense and persistent feelings of identifying with another gender. Individuals with gender dysphoria often take measures to live in harmony with their internal gender identity. This may include dressing and using mannerisms associated with the gender they identify with. In order to be officially diagnosed with…

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when is it time for an intervention?

Watching a loved-one self-destruct and feeling helpless to stop them can feel devastating, particularly when that person is in complete denial about their unhealthy life patterns. While you may feel hopeless, there is something you can do to try and help your loved one get the help they need to change their life. What is…

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4 Subtle Signs of trauma: when you may be dealing with more than you think

When you think about someone experiencing trauma, incidents such as a violent or sexual assault or a terrible car accident might come to mind. But there are other, subtler forms of trauma that can negatively affect our lives and hinder our relationships. Emotional trauma is often overlooked and minimized, and we may think we’ve “gotten…

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hypnotherapy and telehealth – does it work?

Hypnosis has to be one of the most misunderstood mental health treatments hands down. The myths surrounding this treatment stem from the many exaggerated movie scenes and stage shows that get people to cluck like a chicken. The truth is, hypnosis is an effective psychological treatment that has helped countless people. In a clinical setting,…

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do you have persistent disruptions in the way you eat?

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDA Week), which takes place during the week of February 21 – 27th 2022, is an annual campaign that aims to educate the public about eating disorders as well as provide hope and support to those affected by eating disorders.  How Do We Define Eating Disorders? Eating disorders are patterns…

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