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Is There More Than One Type of Childhood Anxiety?
December 13, 2017

Anxiety disorders in children are characterized by a sense of overwhelming, persistent and unrealistic fear and worry. Anxiety can result in…

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How Can I Help my Child During an Anxiety Attack?
December 13, 2017

Anxiety attacks, formally known as panic attacks, are scary. As a parent, it can be extremely devastating to witness your child…

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How to Treat my Child’s Anxiety Disorder?
December 13, 2017

Anxiety disorders are known to affect 25% of children between 13 and 18 years of age and can severely interfere with…

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How to Seek Help for my Teenager Who is Cutting?
December 13, 2017

Cutting refers to using a sharp object such as a razor blade or a knife to cut into the skin. This…

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Are Eating Disorders Contagious?
December 10, 2017

Are Eating Disorders Contagious? Contagious disorders refer to communicable diseases that can be passed from one individual to another individual when…

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World Aids Day: Mental Health Disorders Associated with HIV/AIDS
November 30, 2017

Globally, there are an estimated 36.7 million people who have the virus. Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more…

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Recreational Use of Xanax
October 18, 2017

Xanax, formally know as alprazolam, is a short-acting benzodiazepine, that is used to treat anxiety disorders including panic disorder. It is…

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Common Mental Health Disorders Associated with Eating Disorders
October 5, 2017

Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are known as the deadliest mental health disorders. Men…

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Is Fast Food the New Painkiller?
September 25, 2017

The addiction circuit in the brain is wired to release dopamine, a feel good neurotransmitter that is increased in the limbic…

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The Use of Modern Medicine in the Treatment for Eating Disorders
September 2, 2017

Modern medicine is responsible for preventing or curing many diseases in today’s world. Unfortunately, there is no vaccine, no preventative measure,…

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