Category Archives: Addiction

How Lack of Sleep Impacts Mental Health

We all know that we can become irritable and don’t function as well if we do not get enough sleep. But for some people dealing with chronic sleep issues, it is much more serious. It may be that they struggle … Continue reading

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Medication Alone May Not be Enough

Today there are a myriad of different medications available to treat most medical conditions including mental health issues. But time after time we hear clients and their caregivers lament that the medication they/their child/teen are taking does not seem to … Continue reading

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PTSD Not Just a Veterans’ Issue

Yes, it is not surprising that many Veterans return home with PTSD. They have often lived through and witnessed terrible situations. However, many of us have had traumatic things happen in our lives. From the sudden loss of a parent … Continue reading

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College Offers Many Challenges

Winter break will be finishing up soon and college kids around the country will be going back to campus. They have enjoyed a respite with friends and family and at this point know how they are doing academically. Perhaps all … Continue reading

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Anxiety Does Not Get Better

Sometimes we are able to ‘out grow’ fears, such as a childhood fear of the dark. Unfortunately, that is not always the case and when anxiety goes untreated, little by little, it can narrow a persons life down till they … Continue reading

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What is Psychosocial Rehabilitation???

Through work with horses, Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy provides social, emotional and behavioral growth and learning as well as a mental health intervention called Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR), but what the heck is that?! I found this really good explanation and … Continue reading

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A Link Between Technology and Depression?

We have all seen it. A child, a teen, or even an adult who seems unable to walk away from the computer/cell phone or other electronic device. I think most of us already recognize that this is a problem. The … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Honestly About Mental Health

Come on. Let’s be honest. All of us know someone, a family member, a friend, a coworker, a child in the neighborhood, who is living with a mental health issue. It may be something mild that is managed by interventions … Continue reading

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10th Leading Cause of Death in the US

Suicide. It is a heartbreaking statistic. Men, women, teens and children are taking their lives at an alarming rate. Our family, our friends, our neighbors, our coworkers and people we pass on the street. And it is happening all across … Continue reading

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A Combination of Mental Health Issues

For many people, it is not just one mental health issue they are dealing with. The issues can ‘tag team’ you till you feel just completely overwhelmed. In this Forbes piece by author Amulya Malladi, she shares her experience of … Continue reading

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