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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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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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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Electric shock therapy may help treat food cravings, finds study

Electric shock therapy may help treat food cravings, finds study

February 9th, 2018 | CMHH Team

Researchers from the Stanford University have developed a new treatment that will help people control their food cravings. The study, published recently in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, was conducted on both mice and humans to find out how electricity can change the brain’s area responsible for controlling impulsive behavior. The […]

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Why people try to restrain their emotional pain?

Why people try to restrain their emotional pain?

December 11th, 2017 | CMHH Team

“The more you hide your feelings, the more they show. The more you deny your feelings, the more they grow.” ~Unknown No matter how hard we may try to avoid emotional pain, it will show up in our lives at some point or the other. It is just impossible to evade life’s upheavals and the […]

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Psychological autopsy: Best tool to determine causes behind a suicide

Psychological autopsy: Best tool to determine causes behind a suicide

December 5th, 2017 | CMHH Team

  “Dying is the one thing — perhaps the only thing — in life that you don’t have to do. Stick around long enough and it will be done for you.” – Dr. Edwin Shneidman. Suicides and unnatural deaths have baffled people since ages, and there is a never-ending urge in people to unearth any […]

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Consequences of cyberbullying on mental health patients

Consequences of cyberbullying on mental health patients

November 21st, 2017 | CMHH Team

The unhealthy practice of cyberbullying typically takes place in cyberspace wherein children and adolescents are harassed, threatened, embarrassed or targeted by another person. Cyberbullying may involve children, young people or adults and can take several forms like cyber harassment, cyberstalking, denigration, exclusion, etc. Due to the involvement of the interpersonal safety issues, it is considered […]

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