Mental Health

Coping with Trauma Anniversaries

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Anniversaries are usually a celebration. They are a way of marking the times in our lives and keeping track of forward progress. Anniversaries can also be a reminder of the past, and when that past is not pleasant, the anniversary can be anything but a celebration It can be hard to forget something very traumatic … Continued

Am I Depressed or Just Sad?

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Have you ever heard someone say in response to a disappointing situation in their life, “Oh, now I’m so depressed”? Depression tends to get used in casual conversation rather freely today. Many people use it to describe when they’re having a bad day, or they’re feeling down or low. The terms sadness and depression may … Continued

How Does PTSD Impact the Family?

Friday, April 8, 2016

People suffering from mental and behavioral health illnesses such as PTSD have many treatment options. Medical research continues to expand our knowledge of the brain and how it works, so we can treat it when normal brain functioning breaks down. The more sophisticated medical science becomes, the more we can zero-in on the exact cause … Continued

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