physical dependence
July 20, 2022

Physical Dependence Explained

The United States’ widespread prescription drug epidemic leads to thousands of accidental overdoses and deaths every year. One reason for this pervasive public health problem is that many people assume the doctor-prescribed medications they use to manage conditions like anxiety and chronic pain are always safe to use. Unfortunately, it’s...

ADHD Brain
July 12, 2022

Do I Have ADHD?

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is one of the most frequently diagnosed mental disorders in children, but adult diagnoses are becoming more common. With the increase of information available online and recent social media trends about this disorder, more people are asking the question, “Do I have ADHD?” While...

Choosing a Therapist
July 7, 2022

How to Find the Right Therapist

If you’ve recently decided to pursue therapy or treatment, congratulations! This first step is often the most difficult. Many people go their whole lives without seeking the help they need. However, you may now be feeling overwhelmed by the number of options available and unsure of where to go...

codependency examples
June 24, 2022

Codependent Behavior Examples

If you have a codependent personality, you probably lack confidence in yourself and feel compelled to seek self-worth from other people. Codependency isn’t a diagnosable mental illness, but it is a prevalent problem often called “relationship addiction.” Though the urge to help and support loved ones is natural, codependency...

helping others
June 17, 2022

Importance of Helping Others

When you’re busy, stressed out or overwhelmed, you might get so caught up in your daily responsibilities that you forget to be compassionate toward others. Still, don’t forget that you can play a role in uplifting people and sharing the kindness you have to offer. With that in mind,...

internet research
June 9, 2022


We’ve all experienced the moment of anxiety that comes when we notice a new health-related symptom. Whether it’s physical or mental, any change can feel alarming. Often, our first response is to pull up our search engine of choice and attempt to figure out what is going on. While...

financial stress
June 3, 2022

Financial Depression Symptoms

Financial problems are becoming more common as our society navigates inflation, an overwhelming housing market, and continued recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. For those who had existing debt prior to the events of the last few years, this burden has only increased. Recently, those in mental health fields have...

fear of being alone
May 31, 2022

Fear of Being Alone

Some people have an intense, irrational fear of being alone – a condition called monophobia or autophobia. This phobia can adversely affect your life by making you anxious that loved ones will someday abandon you. You can also experience monophobia when you are with other people. Instead of enjoying...