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.



Creative tasks may improve psychological health

Creative tasks may improve psychological health

April 26th, 2017 | CMHH Team

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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Colorado Senate passes bill covering workers compensation for PTSD

Colorado Senate passes bill covering workers compensation for PTSD

April 21st, 2017 | CMHH Team

The International Association of Fire Fighters claims that nearly 20 percent of firefighters and emergency medical responders in the United States suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), compared to 3.5 percent of the general population; approximately 19 percent of firefighters have harbored suicidal thoughts at some point in their careers, and 15.5 percent have attempted […]

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Social media badges: New way to offer support for mental illness

Social media badges: New way to offer support for mental illness

March 22nd, 2017 | CMHH Team

Kat Selwyn Layton, a 28-year-old mental health advocate from North Carolina, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when she was 19 years old. Layton found it tiresome to hide her condition from others. The death of actress Carrie Fisher on December 27, 2016, inspired Layton to start an online movement to end the prejudice against mental […]

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Social media wreaking havoc on Americans’ mental health

Social media wreaking havoc on Americans’ mental health

March 20th, 2017 | CMHH Team

Social media is a powerful tool for professional and personal purposes helping to build connections with old and new friends, share news and pictures of the fun times and create opportunities for businesses from around the globe to collaborate and share information with consumers. Its resourcefulness has resulted in an increase in its usage by […]

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Mental health and well-being - Part 3: Need to overcome eating disorders for a happy life

Mental health and well-being – Part 3: Need to overcome eating disorders for a happy life

March 7th, 2017 | CMHH Team

Eating disorders are mental disorders with serious debilitating impact on health, productivity, and relationships. According to the “Epidemiology of Eating Disorders,” published in 2011, 20 million women and 10 million men in the United States suffer from a clinical eating disorder at one point in their life, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder […]

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Increasing evidence shows harmful effects of air pollution on mental health

Increasing evidence shows harmful effects of air pollution on mental health

February 27th, 2017 | CMHH Team

The dangers of air pollution on physical health are well established by now. It causes impairments in respiratory and cardiovascular functions which might result in early death. So far there is limited knowledge about the effects of air pollution on mental health and cognitive functions. However, a growing body of research has started sending warning […]

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6 warning signs of mental health disorders

6 warning signs of mental health disorders

February 27th, 2017 | CMHH Team

Most of us believe that mental disorders aren’t widespread. However, the fact is, millions of Americans are affected by various mental health issues each year. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) figures show that approximately one in five adults in the U.S., or 43.8 million people, experience mental illness in a given year; and […]

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Mental health and well-being – Part 2: Tips to help people with mental illness

Mental health and well-being – Part 2: Tips to help people with mental illness

February 22nd, 2017 | CMHH Team

In today’s fast-paced life, there is an increasing weight attached to maintaining one’s mental health. More and more researches are adding a new dimension to the well-being of an individual by stressing the importance of both mental and physical well-being. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), nearly 9.8 million adults aged 18 […]

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Mental health and well-being – Part 1: People addicted to drugs prone to mental disorders

Mental health and well-being – Part 1: People addicted to drugs prone to mental disorders

February 13th, 2017 | CMHH Team

Any form of addiction is bad, be it to drugs or alcohol. Addiction can alter the functioning of the brain at multiple levels. The development of compulsive drug-seeking behavior can weaken their ability to control impulses even if they are aware of the negative consequences. A person dependent on substances can also suffer from other […]

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5 traits that indicate you are not in the zone of healthy narcissism

5 traits that indicate you are not in the zone of healthy narcissism

February 10th, 2017 | CMHH Team

Can narcissism be healthy? Well, yes! People with healthy narcissism have a balanced state of self- awareness about how their thoughts and actions can affect other people. Till about a decade ago, people usually refrained from talking about narcissism or narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), but the situation has changed. The fact that everybody has a […]

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