Mental health conditions, even when they’re temporary, can affect every area of your life. While psychotherapy is a powerful and effective tool for treating mental health, you may find that you need other kinds of treatment or support to get the best outcomes. The American Psychological Association confirms that blending psychotherapy with medication works for… Continue reading FINDING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES WHEN YOU NEED MORE THAN THERAPY
Promotion and prevention interventions work by identifying the individual, social and structural determinants of mental health, and then intervening to reduce risks, build resilience and establish supportive environments for mental health. Interventions can be designed for individuals, specific groups or whole populations. Reshaping the determinants of mental health often requires action beyond the health sector… Continue reading Mental health promotion and prevention
Black youth are facing more mental health concerns than ever. As adults, it’s important to listen to them and direct them on how to seek help.Being young can be very challenging and life choices can impact the mental health of any child. The Adolescent Behaviors and Experiences Survey(Trusted Source) shows that 44% of teens report… Continue reading How Adults Can Help the Mental Health challenges of Black Youths.
Nourish the body;Because meat makes Francies feel sluggish, she currently eats a vegetarian diet, consuming energy-promoting foods like peppers and mushrooms. She also drinks half her body weight in ounces of water and regularly eats small meals. “If I stay with low energy for too long, I slip into a depressive episode,” she says. Savor… Continue reading Helpful Ways to Navigate and Manage Mental Health
Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, is a common form of talk therapy. Unlike some other therapies, CBT is typically intended as a short-term treatment, applied for a few weeks to a few months.Although the past is certainly relevant, CBT focuses on providing you with tools to solve your current problems. And there are a lot… Continue reading Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Techniques for Better Mental Health
Everyone has some risks of developing a mental health disorder, no matter your age, sex, income, or ethnicity. In the U.S. and much of the developed world, mental disorders are largely shaped by social and financial challenges, as well as biological and lifestyle choices. A large proportion of people with mental health disorder have more… Continue reading Taking care of your mental health conditions.