How to Talk to Kids about Mental Health

  The taboo around mental health and mental illness has slowly been dissipating over the past few years. Many people view mental health as an adult issue, but 10% of children aged 5-16 have a diagnosable mental health problem. It can be hard to talk about such a heavy topic with kids, but having an... Read More

Florida Schools Will Now Teach Mental Health

  Students in Florida are about to get a new class next school year. Florida’s Board of Education passed a mandate that will require a minimum of five hours of compulsory teaching on mental and emotional health. This will be for all students aged 11-18. During these sessions, students will learn signs and symptoms, as... Read More

5 Myths about Borderline Personality Disorder Debunked

The stigma around mental health disorders is slowly breaking down. More people are learning about mental health issues, but while many people understand anxiety and depression there are still many misconceptions about borderline personality disorder (BPD). BPD is a commonly misunderstood illness, even by healthcare professionals. To help people understand this mental health disorder better,... Read More

What Causes Anxiety Disorder?

  Mental health is complicated, and for those struggling with it, it’s only natural that they want answers. For those with anxiety disorders, which occur when someone feels disproportionate levels of distress, worry, or fear, knowing what causes it can be a big concern. Doctors don’t know exactly what causes anxiety, and often there is... Read More

7 Most Common Events that Lead to PTSD

  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, most commonly known as PTSD, is a mental health disorder triggered by traumatic events. While doctors don’t know for sure what causes this disorder, they do know that exposure to terrifying events can increase the risk of developing it. Here are some of the most common events that lead to PTSD.... Read More
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