Why is my Child Sad All the Time?
As a parent, it can be heartbreaking to see your child sad or upset, even if it is momentary. Most children…Read More
Is My Teenager Depressed?
Teenagers face a host of pressures, from the hormonal changes of puberty and building their self-esteem, to facing peer pressure about…Read More
Seeking Help for Your Teenager’s Depression
Studies have shown that approximately one in five teenagers suffer from depression at some point in their life. Depression is highly…Read More
How Can I Tell if my Teenager is Suicidal?
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), more than 41,000 individuals die by suicide each year, making suicide the 10th…Read More
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Versus Depression
Depression is a leading cause of disability in the United States and with so many different signs and symptoms, it can…Read More
World Aids Day: Mental Health Disorders Associated with HIV/AIDS
Globally, there are an estimated 36.7 million people who have the virus. Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more…Read More
Seasonal Depression and the Link to Eating Disorders
Weather changes as the seasons shift from summer to fall to winter to spring are often a welcomed transition. Many people…Read More
Common Mental Health Disorders Associated with Eating Disorders
Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are known as the deadliest mental health disorders. Men…Read More
Is Fast Food the New Painkiller?
The addiction circuit in the brain is wired to release dopamine, a feel good neurotransmitter that is increased in the limbic…Read More
How Eating Disorder Treatment and Addiction Treatment Compare
The brain’s reward pathway is stimulated by food, alcohol and drugs which all trigger the reward center of the brain by…Read More