Mental Health Services

Managing Mental Health – When Medication Can Help and Exploring Other Options

One of the most common approaches to treating mental health conditions is through medication, but it’s crucial to understand that this is not a one-size-fits-all solution.  Medication plays an important role when considering therapeutic options for mental health, but there are other alternatives that are key to consider along with, or instead of, medication.  In…

Medication Management and Therapy – the Value of Collaborative Care

When it comes to mental health treatment, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Each individual’s journey towards healing and well-being is unique, shaped by a complex interplay of biological, psychological, and environmental factors.  Traditional mental health care has often compartmentalized treatment methods, with medication management and therapy existing as separate entities. However, a growing body of…

Supporting Your Child’s Mental Health: The Role of Parents and Professionals

In today’s fast-paced world, children and adolescents are facing an unprecedented set of challenges that can impact their mental health. From the pressures of social media to the stress of academic performance, our youth are navigating a complex landscape that can affect their emotional and psychological well-being.  As parents, understanding how to support your child’s…

When to Seek Professional Help for Anxiety

Anxiety is a natural human response to stress, characterized by feelings of fear, apprehension, and overwhelming concern. It’s a common emotion experienced by everyone at some point in their lives, such as before making a significant decision, facing a challenging situation, or navigating uncertain times. However, when anxiety becomes persistent, overwhelming, and interferes with daily…

8 Key Benefits of Mental Health Therapy

Mental health therapy, sometimes known as psychotherapy or counseling, is a journey that thousands embark upon each day, seeking clarity, healing, and a better understanding of themselves. Therapy offers a multitude of benefits that contribute significantly to one’s mental, emotional, and physical well-being. If you’re considering therapy, here are eight compelling ways it can improve…

Supporting Children’s Mental Health During Distressing News Cycles

In today’s fast-paced and interconnected world, children are exposed to an ever-increasing flow of information, much of which can be distressing. News of natural disasters, political turmoil, and acts of violence can permeate their lives, leaving them feeling anxious, confused, and overwhelmed. As parents or caregivers, it is our responsibility to provide children with the…

How to Manage Loneliness During the Holidays

For some people, the holidays are a time of togetherness. However, if you’ve recently lost a loved one or feel disconnected from friends and family, you might find you feel more lonely than normal. Here’s how to work through loneliness during the holidays. Would you like help managing loneliness during the holidays? Schedule a visit…

Beating Cabin Fever: 10 Mental Health Tips for Remote Workers in Winter

Winter often brings poor mental health, whether you have season affective disorder or generally feel blue. If you are a remote worker, you might be even more prone to feelings of depression or anxiety, especially if you spend a lot of time indoors or lack in-person contact. Here are 10 tips to help you improve…

Does Medication Help Depression? When to Consider Antidepressants

If it seems that more people are taking medication for depression these days, it might be because they are. According to CDC statistics, 10.6% of adults took antidepressants between 2009-2010, while 13.8% of adults took antidepressants from 2017-2018. So does medication help depression? Here’s what you need to know. Are you looking for help with…

Eating Disorders in Adults: 4 Signs You Should Seek Help

When we think of eating disorders, we often picture a young girl with anorexia. However, eating disorders in adults do occur, and they can be just as severe or even fatal. Anyone can have an unhealthy concept of how to eat properly – whether young or old, male or female. Here are the main types…