Monthly Archives: September 2022

Understanding Postpartum Depression

Even under the most ideal of circumstances, giving birth drastically changes a person’s life. Sustaining the miracle of life requires a huge change in hormonal composition within the body, and physically bringing the child forth via cesarean or vaginal birth is incredibly intense and painful, requiring time to heal after the family is discharged home. [...]

By |2022-09-23T14:27:06+00:00September 23rd, 2022|Mental Health|Comments Off on Understanding Postpartum Depression

The Impact of Grief on Mental Health

I was six when my grandmother died. She was my best friend, my hero, and my protector in an alcoholic home. Her death was sudden and violent, and it led to my entry into the foster care system and separation from my disabled mother very soon thereafter. Years later, I would still cry whenever my [...]

By |2022-09-17T01:13:58+00:00September 17th, 2022|Mental Health|Comments Off on The Impact of Grief on Mental Health

What You Need to Know About Suicide Prevention

The World Health Organization reports that more than 700,000 people die each year from suicide and that for each suicide completed, there are 20 attempts. Suicides can be prevented, but often the risk factors are overlooked. This is one of the reasons that the month of September has been declared Suicide Prevention Month, with September [...]

By |2022-09-08T01:00:35+00:00September 8th, 2022|Mental Health|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Suicide Prevention
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