Exploring Seasonal Depression

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), sometimes known as seasonal depression, is a common condition that usually impacts people in the fall and winter months (though some people do struggle with it more in warmer weather). The more mild version of the condition is often referred to as the winter blues. Depression of a Different Type There [...]

By |2021-12-03T17:58:14+00:00November 30th, 2021|Families in Recovery, Mental Health|Comments Off on Exploring Seasonal Depression

Explaining Mental Health to Children

Many adults consider mental illness to be a topic too mature for children, but there are numerous benefits in talking to children about age-appropriate aspects of mental well-being. What a typical teenager is capable of understanding far exceeds the comprehension of the average toddler, so it is important to meet your child where they are [...]

By |2021-11-28T18:50:59+00:00November 21st, 2021|Families in Recovery, Mental Health|Comments Off on Explaining Mental Health to Children

Mentally Healthy Holidays

For many people, the holiday season is a joyful time of year that they look forward to for months in advance. For people who struggle to maintain their mental health, the holidays can be a stressful time that threatens their ability to maintain wellness. Holiday Triggers & Your Mental Health According to the California Chapter [...]

By |2021-11-20T04:59:56+00:00November 17th, 2021|Addiction Recovery, Mental Health|Comments Off on Mentally Healthy Holidays

Understanding Dementia

Dementia is a diagnosis commonly feared and associated with old age, but most people do not fully understand how it affects a person or their loved ones. Although a third of people over age 85 suffer from some form of disease, many people are not able to distinguish between the normal signs of aging and [...]

By |2021-11-12T15:55:35+00:00November 8th, 2021|Families in Recovery, Mental Health|Comments Off on Understanding Dementia
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