Complex PTSD and Relationships: Dating Someone with cPTSD

Dating when you have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is already tricky, so dating with complex PTSD sounds even more challenging. Complex PTSD is, well, complex and most people haven’t even heard of the term before. It’s a newer term that has been acknowledged by the International Classification of Diseases 11th Revision (ICD-11), but not yet…

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Mental Health Events in Los Angeles

Mental health is serious business, but there’s no reason you can’t have some fun while looking after your wellbeing! Kick off the New Year with our list of exciting mental health and wellness events taking place around Los Angeles. From group activities to self-care workshops, these events will help promote well-being for yourself and your…

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How To Request a Mental Health Day at Work (with Email Templates)

Everybody has their ups and downs, so being able to take a mental health day should be a given in the workplace. After all, mental health is health, and every person has a right to look after their well-being. But requesting a day off for mental health is still a relatively new concept in companies,…

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Why Is There Psychiatric Medication Stigma?

If you’ve experienced mental illnesses like depression or anxiety, you’ve probably heard it all before when it comes to taking psychiatric medication. “You should just exercise more and eat better!” “Try meditating, it totally cured me.” “Power through it yourself, it’s mind over matter!” Psychiatric medication management can be a crucial factor in treating mental…

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How to Help a New Mom with Postpartum Depression

What do you do when your loved one has just brought home a bundle of joy, but can’t seem to shake off the baby blues? Childbirth is a joyous, but emotionally draining event that can include mood swings, crying, anxiety, and sleeping problems for up to two weeks postpartum. But some mothers continue to have…

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Anxiety and Nail Picking: I Can’t Stop Picking My Nails

Old habits die hard, and nail picking is not an exception. Picking and biting your nails is not an uncommon behavior; in fact, nearly half of teens have been reported to do it. If you haven’t grown out of it, you’re a part of the 20-30% of the general population with the nail picking habit.…

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Can You Get Time Off for Mental Health?

Mental health days are becoming more and more popular, but what about people who need to take time off for outpatient treatment? Can you still get time off from work for mental health? The answer is yes! In this blog post, we will go over the difference between a mental health day and taking time…

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Mental Health Treatment: When to Get it and Where to Go

It’s 2022, and we’re taking care of our mental health! Long gone are the days of mental health being taboo, and we’re here to discuss mental health more widely and make treatment accessible for those who need it. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in five adults in the U.S. experience mental…

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3 Important Questions to Ask an Eating Disorder Center Before Admission

When choosing a location to seek eating disorder treatment, there is no shortage of potential location options. A quick online search will likely return many program types and treatment centers to choose from. It does not take long for the various options to feel overwhelming and confusing. Because eating disorders, like other mental health conditions,…

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