Physical activity isn’t just good for your body; it also has benefits for your brain and your mental health. Learn more about the positive effects of staying active.
If you’re planning to see a psychiatrist online, you might be wondering what types of medications they can prescribe. Whether you’ve previously seen a psychiatrist or this is your first visit, your psychiatrist will work with you to understand your needs and develop the right treatment plan, which may include medication.
Therapy can help with a range of personal issues. But if you’ve never been in therapy before, you may hold back due to misconceptions about it. Here are five common myths – and the facts that can help you decide whether therapy is right for you.
Taking care of your mental health can have a positive effect on your life — it can help you reach your full potential and cope with challenges.
Feeling lonely? Hear from a therapist about some tips to take with you to manage loneliness during and after the pandemic.
SAD, which is often referred to as seasonal depression and/or the “winter blues”, is extremely common and something that some people experience every year.
Are you feeling stressed or anxious about the holidays? You’re not alone. While a little holiday stress is expected any year, it's normal if you’re feeling more concerned than usual about get-togethers, safety and your health this winter.
[Image description: Two people hold their phones and illustrations of hearts float between them.] A lot has shifted during this pandemic — whether you are working from home, visiting with loved ones electronically and/or ordering your groceries online, you’ve probably had to make some adjustments. The same is true for dating. Because there are no longer opportunities…
When you have decided you want to start therapy, you may know what topics you’d like to cover and the kinds of services that would be most useful and effective. However, you may also feel uncertain and a little bogged down by all the options. The fact that you’ve decided to start therapy is a big first step. The next step is finding the right therapist for you — someone you’re comfortable with and who can help support your needs. Follow these suggestions to navigate the search and ultimately find the best fit.
When you see a friend or family member struggling, it’s natural to want to help. But it can be hard to know what to say — and what not to say — especially if your loved one’s crisis involves their mental health. How can you approach such a sensitive topic in a way that feels thoughtful and supportive?