Advice on Mental Health Disorders

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Top Myths about Mental Illness with Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein

One in five people has a diagnosable mental health disorder, but often fear and shame prevent people from seeking help. Often people are afraid to talk about mental health because there are many misconceptions about mental illnesses.

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May is Mental Health Month – How are you doing?

Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed nationally in the month of May since 1949.  It was created by Mental Health America to educate Americans about mental illness and mental health.

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Advice for Parents, Loved Ones and Friends on Diagnosing and Treating ADHD

Q&A with Stephen P. Hinshaw, Ph.D
Professor of Psychiatry and Vice-Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychology University of California, San Francisco Professor of Psychology  University of California, Berkeley

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How to Stay Mentally Healthy Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

In addition to what everyone knows about hand washing and social distancing to help mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus, here are a few more suggestions to help us all deal with stress associated with this pande

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Happy woman practicing self love and self care

Self-love is a state of appreciation for oneself that grows from actions that support our physical, psychological and spiritual growth. Self-love means having a high regard for your own well-being and happiness. Self-love means taking care of your own needs and not sacrificing your well-being to please others. Self-love means not settling for less than you deserve.

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