Anxiety vs. Depression: How to Tell the Difference

While Depression and Anxiety are two different medical conditions, their symptoms, causes, and treatments can often overlap. Find out the differences between Anxiety and Depression here Article by: Kathleen Smith, PhD If you ask someone to name two common mental health problems, chances are they will think of anxiety and depression. Despite the fact that they are commonly referenced in conversation, people still struggle sometimes to determine the difference between these two conditions. This is because many people with anxiety also develop [...]

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The Mental Health Impact of Information Warfare & Fake News

Information Warfare and Fake News is nothing new but the non-stop news cycle and our access to it is. Pizzagate, suspicion surrounding the Mueller Investigation and a president known for bashing the media have contributed to the resurgence. Here’s how you can protect yourself Article by: Karina Margit Erdelyi Here’s a newsflash: Information Warfare and fake news is not new “All warfare is based on deception,” declared the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu in The Art of War (5th century BC). And deception goes back [...]

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5 Things Never to Say to Someone With Mental Illness, and What You Can Say Instead

It can be hard to know the “right thing” to say to someone experiencing a mental health condition. Steer away from these statements and try using the substitute options, below, instead Article by: Sherry Amatenstein, LCSW Mental illness is more prevalent than you might think. The odds are that you may have even experienced a bout of a mental health condition. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), at least one in five adults in the United States experience mental [...]

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