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What is PTSD?

PTSD can be triggered by all kinds of distressing experiences, such as a car accident, a natural disaster, rape, threats or acts of violence, and the death of a loved one.

Mental Health & The LGBTQ Community

There is no one reason why mental illness in the LGBTQ+ community is so high, but it likely has to do with the amount of fear, discrimination, trauma, and adversity that many individuals have experienced.

How to Prioritize Self-Care this Summer

Self-care is all about focusing on your needs as an individual so that you can thrive and live a meaningful life. Learning to prioritize self-care is a necessity to be happy and healthy.

What Recovery Looks Like After Mental Health Care Treatment

We must note that starting treatment and understanding the conditions that influence one’s life are only the first and hardest steps towards making the changes needed for long-term recovery.

Mental Health Resources for Veterans

Why aren’t more veterans seeking help for their mental health, and how can we break the stigma that prevents so many from getting the treatment they need?

When Does Anxiety Become a Mental Health Disorder?

One of the biggest indicators of an anxiety disorder is if your anxieties are so overwhelming that they prevent you from doing the things you would normally do.

Navigating Everyday Stress and Preventing Burnout

Stress is a normal part of life, and it isn’t always bad for you if it’s managed appropriately. Unfortunately, it’s common in our busy society to expose ourselves to too much stress, which can quickly become unhealthy.

How to Prevent News Overload

Being exposed to excessive news, particularly bad news, can be overwhelming while negatively impacting a person’s mental health. For some people, bad news makes them feel an impending sense of doom. Bad news can also cause anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

The Impacts of Sexual Assault on Mental Health & How to Find Help

Whether the assault happened last week or two years ago, sexual assault survivors can continue to feel the impact on their mental health as if the attack happened that day. If you or someone you love has been a victim of a sexual assault, know that you are not alone in feeling these effects.

The Benefits of Therapy and Medication

Practicing mental wellness can go a long way in helping improve our mental health. At times, though, it might not be enough to help us get better. That’s why it’s important to recognize when we need to seek professional help, like therapy or medication.

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