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New Year Resolutions to Improve Your Mental Health in 2019

The new year means new goals, aspirations, and resolutions. For some, it can feel like a clean slate. A new year serves as an opportunity to fight for dreams that were pushed to the backburner or an opportunity to create new dreams. Apart from dreams, however, new year’s resolutions can be as simple as taking… Read more »

How to Help a Loved One with Alcohol Abuse Issues

The National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism conducted a study in 2015 to calculate the prevalence of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in the United States. The study found that 15.1 million adults above the age of 18 suffer from AUD – this is 6.2% of the age group. In fact, AUD is defined as… Read more »

Dealing with Parenting Stress During the Holidays

The holiday season is magical for children but creating that fantasy and joy can actually cause unimaginable stress on parents. With longer breaks from school, large family dinners and gift-giving, it can be a time-consuming and financially difficult time. In order to keep the joy alive for children and family, one or two parents may… Read more »

Postpartum Depression: Symptoms and Treatment

The birth of a baby can be a joyous and memorable time filled with celebrations for the entire family. That being said, a new baby can also bring a flood of more negative emotions for the new mom. Between the stressors of taking care of a new life and doing so with little sleep and… Read more »

Managing Your Mental Health This Holiday Season

For some, thoughts of the holiday season bring to mind images of cozy sweaters, warm blankets, holiday movie marathons, and hot chocolate. It is often a time filled with family gatherings and nostalgia; however, it might be hard for some Christmas-aficionados to realize the holiday season can be filled with stress, anxiety, and depression for… Read more »