mental health


anxiety and depression
Screening for mental health starts early Recently, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force issued a new guideline to the families of America. The panel of health professionals has recommended that children between 8 and 18 be screened for anxiety, and children ages 12 to 18 also be screened for depressive […]

Anxiety and Depression in Children


Exercise provides benefits for depression and mental health.
Matter Over Mind Can exercise impact your mental health? Modern research is revealing that exercise plays an instrumental role in our mental health, especially when it comes to depression. With depression being the leading cause of disability worldwide, experts recommend the use of exercise to help mitigate the issue. Why, […]

How Exercise Impacts Depression


Suffering from weight bias comes with a list of nasty side effects, with depression and thoughts of suicide among them. Photo by Andres Ayrton on Pexels.
Mind Over Body Emergent research suggests that what you think about your weight could be the culprit behind your unachieved health goals.  Weight bias is defined as any negative pattern of behavior, thoughts, judgments, or beliefs associated with body weight or size.  Real-world examples of weight bias include being excluded […]

How Weight Bias Makes You and Others Sick



mental health month
Mental Health Month was created to raise awareness for mental health and the ways it may affect children, adults, families, and communities. Mental Health Month was established in 1949 to highlight the importance of mental health and wellness in American lives. Also, it acts as a time to celebrate those […]

Welcome to Mental Health Awareness Month


Indulging in revenge procrastination can keep your body from functioning as it should.
A Brain Breakthrough Psychologists have recently coined a term for a startling new behavior in adult psychology: ‘revenge procrastination.’ If you can relate to the scenario below, you may struggle with revenge procrastination too! Emma is a single mom of two and a full-time teacher.  She wakes up early each […]

The Newest Psychological Trend: Revenge Procrastination


Marriage and Family Therapy is currently under examination for coverage under Medicare and Medicaid. Photo by cottonbro from Pexels.
The Ultimate Collective Everyone has their own idea of what a family is.  Some assert that families are tight-knit groups of blood relatives while others favor found families of friends.  There are sprawling families, sparse families, families that function as refuges, and families that feel lonely even when they’re together.  […]

Will Medicaid Pay for My Marriage and Family Therapy?



Receive affordable therapy with the sliding scale payment system. Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash.
The Cost In today’s increasingly distressing world, more people than ever before are seeking professional mental health diagnosis and treatment.  However, with insured and uninsured patients alike having to pay upwards of $100 per session (maybe MORE), many who desperately need the help decide to go without.  The worst part?  […]

How to Get Therapy FOR LESS: The Sliding Scale


mental health during covid
A recent study by Metlife found that the pandemic has had quite an impact on Americans’ mental health, especially younger employees. The study found that Gen Z workers were three times more likely to seek professional help for mental health during COVID-19 than other age groups. Causes For Increase In […]

Mental Health Effects During COVID-19




End Of Life Care Plan
Brain scientists are encouraging people to exercise both body and brain to stay healthier longer. Doctors are no longer focusing on longevity, rather how upbeat one stays later in life. We all know that we should be monitoring our health and fitness from a young age, but it could have […]

Staying Healthier Longer