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.



Artificial intelligence: Futuristic approach in diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders

Artificial intelligence: Futuristic approach in diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders

February 2nd, 2017 | CMHH Team

Technology drives our world and everything that happens in it. Gone are the days of the old world charm. Our everyday existence has become dependent on technology, be it getting from one place to another using the GPS, or paying bills online, booking movie tickets or finding a restaurant of choice. Technology also plays a […]

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Colorado governor’s task force recommends treatment instead of prison term for mentally ill

Colorado governor’s task force recommends treatment instead of prison term for mentally ill

January 23rd, 2017 | CMHH Team

The social stigma attached to mental health has prevailed for many years, despite people of all age groups being increasingly affected by some sort of a mental illness. What makes the situation even worse for mentally ill people is when the lawmakers refuse to extend help and thereby reduce their chances of recovery. According to […]

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Walk-in mental health appointments rise by 32% at University of Colorado

Walk-in mental health appointments rise by 32% at University of Colorado

January 17th, 2017 | CMHH Team

According to the University of Colorado (CU), Boulder, the walk-in appointments for mental health services at the University’s Wardenburg Health Services has gone up by 32 percent in 2016. Alan Kent, director of Counseling and Psychiatric Services at Wardenburg says that the college counseling centers have witnessed a record increase in demand across the nation. […]

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Role of neurotransmitters on mental health – 1: Serotonin

Role of neurotransmitters on mental health – 1: Serotonin

January 10th, 2017 | CMHH Team

Mental health encompasses an individual’s psychological, emotional and social well-being. A good mental health refers to an overall sense of self-satisfaction and happiness, when one is able to form positive relationships at home or at work and also carry out the day-to-day activities with zeal and enthusiasm. Sadly, numerous people across the world are devoid […]

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Circumstances leading to suicide - Part 3: Risk of suicide high among mentally ill people post discharge

Circumstances leading to suicide – Part 3: Risk of suicide high among mentally ill people post discharge

January 4th, 2017 | CMHH Team

The mental trauma that any psychiatric patient goes through is difficult to comprehend. In case of hospitalization of mentally ill people, the symptoms are sometimes overlooked before admissions, which results in inadequate aftercare post discharge. Lack of a proper aftercare program for people with mental illness can give rise to other problems and might also […]

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Circumstances leading to suicide – Part 2: Children with ADD more likely to commit suicide

Circumstances leading to suicide – Part 2: Children with ADD more likely to commit suicide

December 30th, 2016 | CMHH Team

Various circumstances and situations can affect one’s mental health, resulting in multiple mental disorders. As the state of mind gets influenced by various illnesses, few people may exhibit an increased risk of suicidal behavior. Among the mental illnesses, some of the potential causes of suicide can be depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and attention deficit disorder […]

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Understanding some of the common mental disorders

Understanding some of the common mental disorders

December 27th, 2016 | CMHH Team

There are many types of mental disorders that may affect people of different age groups. In fact, new mental disorders are getting added to the list every now and then probably due to environmental influences. Depending on the symptoms and impact on the mind, mental disorders can be categorized into diverse types. Though there has […]

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Understanding the multiple faces of schizophrenia

Understanding the multiple faces of schizophrenia

December 22nd, 2016 | CMHH Team

Often when people fail to make head or tail of any particular topic, including the less-understood and complicated mental disorder, schizophrenia, they turn to popular media including Hollywood movies to know more. As a result, though many people may have heard of the severe mental illness that can cause delusions due to lack of touch […]

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Foods and mental health – 4: 5 foods to manage bipolar disorder

Foods and mental health – 4: 5 foods to manage bipolar disorder

December 7th, 2016 | CMHH Team

Bipolar disorder, one of the mental health conditions that affect each person differently, has the tendency to push an individual into an elated state or into depression. During the depressive periods, the condition is also likely to deteriorate an individual’s mood by making him or her feel despondent and pessimistic. Though prescribed medicines are the […]

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Foods and mental health- 3: 7 nutritious foods to reduce ADHD symptoms

Foods and mental health- 3: 7 nutritious foods to reduce ADHD symptoms

November 25th, 2016 | CMHH Team

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder that impacts an individual during childhood and might improve or worsen as a child gets older. The disorder is characterized by continuing inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that also interferes with the person’s functioning or development. According to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 11 […]

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