Eating Disorder Awareness: What You Need to Know

Nearly 24 million Americans struggle with an eating disorder. Eating disorders are a form of mental illness that causes extreme discord in an individual’s life and can oftentimes be life-threatening. How much do you know about eating disorders and their consequences? An unhealthy relationship with food and one’s own physical body are the defining features… Read more »

A Dual Diagnosis: Depression & Substance Abuse

It’s tough to live with a mental illness without professional guidance, support, and coping techniques to soften the symptoms. Some days are so unbearable that an individual who is suffering may turn to drugs and alcohol, thinking these substances may temporarily ease the pain. When the side effects fade, the individual may feel stuck with… Read more »

Discover Your Self-Worth

Below, we have listed some recommendations for how you can increase self-worth and improve your mental health to help make YOU your first true love - as you should be. 6 Ways to Increase Self-Worth & Improve Your Mental Health Proper Self Care - Self-worth begins at bedtime. Make sure you are getting 8 full… Read more »

What is Social Anxiety Disorder?

Have you ever been uncomfortable in a social situation and felt an urgency to seek solitude? This experience is more common than you may expect, affecting approximately 15 million adults across the nation. Living with social anxiety can make simple situations seem overwhelming, causing individuals to pass up job offers, new hobbies, potential relationships and… Read more »

5 Mental Health Resolutions for 2018

As 2017 comes to a close and a new year knocks at the door, we find ourselves evaluating events as well as our own personal achievements over the last twelve months. The majority of individuals jot down lists of exciting new endeavors. These goals span from learning a new hobby or skill to cutting out… Read more »