National Healthcare Decisions Day

March 21st, 2017

How many times have you heard the adage, the only certainty in life is death and taxes?  The month of March is moving along, and if you are like me, you are focusing on the need to finalize your income taxes which are due to the IRS on Tuesday, April 18th. However, there is another event occurring at the same time – National Healthcare Decision…

How To Help A Loved One

March 13th, 2017

How to Help After a Loved One Has Been Diagnosed With a Mental Health Disorder For some, being diagnosed with a mental illness can bring on so many negative feelings. One may think life, as they know it will change for the worse and they will never be able to have a “normal” life. However, for others, it may be a relief now having a name…

Signs and Symptoms in Adolescents of a Mental Health Difficulty

February 27th, 2017

Adolescence is a very crucial time, bringing about many changes in physical, emotional, social and mental well-being. With the various changes, it can be difficult to recognize the behaviors that are normal life changes and challenges from signs of a mental health difficulty. Here are a few things to look for: Loss of interest in usual activities If your teen once had a love for…