Mental Wellness

Do You Suffer From Severe Anxiousness? | It's Probably Due to Overthinking

Worrying, Anxiety, and Overthinking  Are you afflicted by the anxiety and anguish of constant worrying? Do you fret about the future and feel uncertain about how your life will play out? Are you a prisoner bound by insecurities in your own mind? If so, try your best not to worry (pun intended). If you are a neurotic worrier, it's most likely due to overthinking. While it's true that every person overthinks things every once ...

New Study Says Antidepressants May Make Teens More Depressed

Common Depression Drugs for Adolescents Are Ineffective It is not uncommon for well-intentioned and loving parents to turn to prescription medications in an attempt to relieve their child's depression. However, what if parents knew these medications prescribed to depressed teens were not only ineffective but instead, made symptoms worse? Would parents really roll the dice with their child's mental health?  It's time parents knew ...

Depression Vulnerability Factors and How to Avoid Them

10 Reasons Why Some of Us Are So Vulnerable to Depression Every man, woman, and child on this earth are at risk of developing a depressive disorder. Let's face it; depression is a part of life, inherent to the human condition - and whether we like to admit it or not, we've all been affected by it at one time or another. Like an unwanted and stubborn squatter, depression can manifest in the mind of a person without their consent or kno...

Can Insomnia Cause Mental Illness? Researchers say Yes!

Why America Can't Afford To Sleep on The Issue of Insomnia  We've all been there. After a seemingly endless, sleepless night of tossing and turning, you find yourself staring down the barrel of an 8-hour workday. Being Less than half awake and possessing less than half the patience it takes to suffer through that "one co-worker's" early onslaught of happy Monday morning!-greetings, you're now dangerously close to telling your boss...

Instagram Addresses Mental Health Concerns With New Life Saving Feature

Instagram's new feature is a mental health game-changer If you are reading this article, there is a chance you are among the millions of Americans who feel as though they are incapable of adequately assisting their severely depressed loved ones. And like those millions of people, you may feel like a helpless spectator as you witness a family member or a close friend fall deeper into their depressive abyss. If you are among those who wo...

Teenage Eating Disorders Can Be Fatal

For some teens, eating disorders can do severe damage The transitional time of adolescence is a difficult one to navigate. Teens are pressured to act a certain way, talk a certain, way, and above all, look a certain way. What's more, the inherent pressures placed upon teens to look good and impress their peers is sometimes too much for them to handle. Ultimately, these pressures can cause some teens to develop an eating disor...

New Research Suggests That Facebook Users Live Longer

Study Finds That Facebook Users Live Longer If you were considering deleting your Facebook, you might want to reconsider. New Studies suggest that using Facebook could potentially prolong your lifespan. The Facebook Study The University of California- San Diego researchers William Hobbs and James Fowler conducted a massive study that included 12 million Facebook users. The study showed that when usage is balanced appropriately, ...

Are You Truly There For Your Depressed Loved One? Watch This Powerful Video On "Silent Depression"

This Powerful Video On Depression By Deepika's Foundation Will Leave You Asking: "Am I doing Everything I Can For My Depressed Loved One?" Watching a loved one suffer from depression is heartwrenching, and perhaps, harder than dealing with depression, yourself. Despite wanting nothing more than to relieve a loved person from the seemingly inescapable grasp of depression, many us remain at a loss. However, although 'being ther...

How to Choose a Residential Treatment Center for Young Adults

What To Look For in a Residential Treatment Center So, you're a young adult who has decided to take the courageous step of seeking treatment in a residential treatment center. But what now? Up until now, you probably thought that admitting that you had a problem was the hardest part of your journey. However, picking a residential treatment center that best suits your need can be just as daunting. So what now? Picking the right residen...