Most would agree that it is probably more difficult today to nurture a child’s mental health than it has been in the past. So, understanding how to nurture a child's mental health is more critical than ever.
Body shaming is an ongoing issue in our society. Western culture, as well as the media, have glorified being thin. They have equated being thin to being attractive- without concerns of physical health and mental wellbeing. Not surprisingly, this pressure (among other factors) can lead to an eating disorder.
Behavioral Therapy is an umbrella term for types of therapy that treat mental health disorders. There are two behavioral therapies that are in the forefront of treatment today - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).
Infertility is a prevalent problem for couples looking to start families. Plus, regardless of how an individual or couple is bringing a child into this world, there can be major mental health concerns that should be understood.
Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that keeps you from thinking clearly. It can cause you to see or hear things that aren't there, or to believe things that aren't true.
Before there were clinical ketamine infusions to treat depression (more on that later), ketamine was a popular party drug. If you were a participant in raves, or clubs in the 80s and 90s, you probably heard of the drug ketamine. It was a drug that was often used and abused in the club scene.
Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal (or in some states, legal) substance in the U.S. and its use is growing. Marijuana and THC remain illegal at the federal level, even though many states have legalized its use.