In order to keep you informed of the latest developments in the mental health field, our writers work hard to produce informational blogs to keep you up to date. Our blogs cover a variety of subjects relevant to mental health.

Refer to this page periodically for new blogs contributing current information on treatment and medications in the field of mental health.

Using comedy to generate awareness about mental illness

May 15th, 2017 | Rachael

Usually, mental illness is the least favorite topic of discussion among friends while hanging out over a cup of coffee or sitting in an office canteen. If anyone happens to mention the subject, the following few minutes would be followed by an awkward silence until someone else brings in a much cooler, less tabooed subject. […]

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Behavioral therapy may lead to lower stress in insomnia patients, says study

May 11th, 2017 | Rachael

People suffering from insomnia may experience lower stress levels and increased daytime functionality as a result of behavioral therapy. These are the findings of a study which focused on 160 adults, who were at least 30 years old and suffered from chronic insomnia. All the participants received weekly 90-minute group cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) sessions […]

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Creative tasks may improve psychological health

April 26th, 2017 | Rachael

Spending time on small, everyday creative tasks such as baking or cooking is considered therapeutic; it leads to greater happiness, enthusiasm and a relaxed state of mind. A study, results of which were published in the Journal of Positive Psychology in January 2016, suggests that people who frequently engage in small, creative activities are more […]

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National Recovery Month: Psychotherapies used for treating mental disorders – CBT

September 9th, 2016 | Rachael

To increase awareness and understanding related to mental illnesses and substance use disorders (SUD), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) observes the month of September as the National Recovery Month every year. The observance is a celebration of recovery among the patients, of a healthier life that gives a powerful message on […]

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