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.



How can I help a suicidal friend?

How can I help a suicidal friend?

December 29th, 2020 | CMHH Team

All of us feel the pressure and stress when faced by challenging times. However, some of us may find ways to cope with the stress while others may feel overwhelmed to the degree that they think of hurting themselves or committing suicide. Unfortunately, suicide is among the leading cause of death in the U.S. and […]

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Second round of parenthood raising mental health concerns

Second round of parenthood raising mental health concerns

August 23rd, 2019 | CMHH Team

Due to a number of factors, the job of raising children is increasingly being passed onto grandparents. Reasons like long working hours, distant commutes across multiple locations, becoming a parent at a young age, incarceration, and death of a parent are making it difficult for parents to devote enough time to their children.

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Eating trends to follow and unfollow in 2019

Eating trends to follow and unfollow in 2019

January 8th, 2019 | CMHH Team

The year 2018 was filled with people swearing by different diet trends. Though ketogenic, Paleo, low carb and lectin free diets didn’t make the cut, Mediterranean, low FODMOP, Flexitarian, and DASH were declared fab diets. While all of us struggle with our eating habits and wonder recurrently what to and what not to eat, people […]

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Don’t ignore subtle signs of bipolar disorder

Don’t ignore subtle signs of bipolar disorder

June 14th, 2018 | CMHH Team

Characterized by a sudden shift in mood — from depressive lows to extreme highs — bipolar disorder is a serious mental health condition often ignored or confused with bouts of anger and stress. As a result, people suffering from the disorder are usually marginalized as having temperament issues or moody. However, bipolar disorder is a […]

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Family therapy not enough to reduce self-harming tendencies in teens

Family therapy not enough to reduce self-harming tendencies in teens

May 18th, 2018 | CMHH Team

It comes as no surprise that suicide kills more people in the United States than road accidents. And more often than not, it’s the self-harming tendencies that serve as the strongest abettor of suicide. Among teenagers, it’s mostly peer pressure, competition, expectations from parents, teachers and the society that lie at the heart of self-harming […]

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Lithium- Gold standard for preventing re-hospitalization among bipolar disorder patients

Lithium- Gold standard for preventing re-hospitalization among bipolar disorder patients

April 23rd, 2018 | CMHH Team

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, is responsible for inflicting dramatic shifts in mood and energy that massively affect one’s day-to-day life. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), bipolar disorder afflicts about 5.7 million adult Americans, or about 2.6 percent of the American population, aged 18 and above every year. Resulting […]

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Deep phenotyping using SNOMED-CT: A way to right treatment of mental illness

Deep phenotyping using SNOMED-CT: A way to right treatment of mental illness

April 3rd, 2018 | CMHH Team

The practice of medicine is based on discovering common or unique features among patients to determine the corresponding treatment. Given a patient grouping (phenotype), clinicians can implement a treatment pathway accounting for the underlying cause of disease in that phenotype. The novel approach of precision medicine arose due to the gaps in the conventional treatments […]

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BBC’s new video explores possibility of using VR in understanding mental conditions

BBC’s new video explores possibility of using VR in understanding mental conditions

March 27th, 2018 | CMHH Team

Virtual reality (VR) is a hot topic in today’s tech world. The technology, of late, has forayed into the gaming world with devices like HTC Vive and Samsung Gear. However, the growing availability of VR has also paved the way for other applications. Experts feel that VR can help treat a mental condition without using […]

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Coping strategies for getting through panic attacks

Coping strategies for getting through panic attacks

March 15th, 2018 | CMHH Team

Is it a heart attack or a panic attack? Many a time, symptoms of a panic attack are so distressing that people feel that they are dying or going crazy. The signs and symptoms develop abruptly and usually peak within 10 minutes. Generally, panic attacks do not last more than an hour and end within […]

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Boost your mental health in 2018 with these 15 key recommendations

Boost your mental health in 2018 with these 15 key recommendations

February 19th, 2018 | CMHH Team

New Year is always regarded as the beginning of new things. With the coming of the New Year, people start making resolutions to encourage themselves to become a better individual and commit lesser mistakes than the previous year. These resolutions often include achieving personal goals, excelling in academics and career, and ensuring physical fitness. Sadly, […]

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