Therapy in your Pajamas? The Pros and Cons of Telehealth

These days we can do almost anything online, from shopping, taking online courses, booking vacations, and even dating. Now even finding and seeing a mental health provider is just as easy. Telehealth or Telemedicine refers to traditional clinical diagnosis and monitoring that is delivered by technology. Providers have been using telehealth platforms as a means …

Recovery in midst of a pandemic

Recovery At Home In The Age Of Coronavirus 2020 will forever be a black mark on our calendars. Between the global pandemic, an unruly election year, and an unexpected economic downturn, we’ve all been through a lot. And when you are in recovery, all of these issues are only compounded. When you’re stuck at home …

Spotlight

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Anxiety

Anxiety is a common emotion many people experience in certain situations, particularly when they are confronted by frightening events or threats that are not immediately present. Anxiety can be environmentally or genetically induced and can be disabling to the normal function in daily life. Some experts describe it as a “natural instinct for self-preservation” because …

Managing Election Anxiety

Managing Election Anxiety

The upcoming elections are, no doubt, one of the most stressful polls in the history of America. Despite the party you belong to or the candidate you support, whether you are a supporter of Democrats, Republicans, or independents, stress is inevitable. The uncertainty, not knowing what will happen, who will win, and our country’s situation …

Back To School with COVID

Life during the COVID-19 pandemic has come with significant adjustments for both adults and children. Prior to COVID-19, back to school came with some excitement and a level of anxiety as students prepare to tackle the upcoming school year, overall the return to school was a student’s hope to start fresh, but safety is the …

Ecotherapy

Ecotherapy

Spending time in green space or bringing nature into your everyday life can benefit both your mental and physical wellbeing. For example, doing things like growing food or flowers, exercising outdoors, or being around animals can have a positive impact on your mental health. Spending time in nature has been found to help with mental …

Mask Anxiety

Mask Anxiety

Wearing a mask and good hand hygiene, as well as social distancing, have been key in combating the Coronavirus (COVID19). For most, mask-wearing has not only become a necessity but almost second nature.  For others, it may feel so strange it can cause things like rapid heart rate, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, dizziness, feeling hot …

COPING WITH ADHD IN THE MIDST OF A PANDEMIC.

Lock down measures and quarantine due to the corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic has turned the daily routine for many families across the country upside down.  For kids with ADHD, this means a disruption in their normal daily routine, which can worsen their symptoms.   This article will discuss what ADHD is, how the coronavirus (COVID-19) …

COPING WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER DURING A PANDEMIC AND BEYOND.

Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic-depressive illness, is a severe mental health condition that causes extremely high and low changes In the mood and behavior of an individual. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (N.I.M.H), roughly 2.8% of Adult Americans were diagnosed with bipolar disorder last year, and about 4.4% will experience it at …