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.
April 12th, 2017 | CMHH Team
Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating are serious disruptions in daily diet patterns, either from habitual undereating or obsessive overeating. The onset of eating disorders may start with consuming lesser or greater quantities of food; however, in the long term, people may become overwhelmed by the compulsion to eat less […]
April 6th, 2017 | CMHH Team
The physical and mental well-being of humans is deeply connected with various aspects of natural surroundings. The trees, water bodies, birds, animals and other natural elements provide a pleasurable sight, give peace to the mind, and provide relief from the humdrum existence of daily life. A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of […]
March 31st, 2017 | CMHH Team
For most people, the world seems to end when they discover that they are HIV positive. Although a lot of advances have been made in treating physical symptoms of HIV, mental health issues have not received the same level of importance. Living with an HIV positive status comes with its own challenges, and these can […]
March 24th, 2017 | CMHH Team
“If you are in a bad mood go for a walk. If you are still in a bad mood go for another walk.” ― Hippocrates Overall, millions of Americans are known to suffer from depression each year; in fact, the problem has magnified so much that this mental health problem has emerged as the leading […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 20th, 2017 | CMHH Team
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), many mental health illnesses start during adolescence, particularly around the age of 14 and reaches 75 percent by the age of 24. Since the early years are mostly spent in school, the kind of environment that children are exposed to have a strong impact on their […]
March 15th, 2017 | CMHH Team
The foster care system usually depicts the negative aspects of foster parents and foster care. However, foster care is surrogate care of children beyond their own home by people who are not their biological or adoptive parents or legal guardians. These children may be taken care by relatives in place of family members involved in […]
March 14th, 2017 | CMHH Team
While talking about or treating depression, the focus is mostly only on emotional aspects such as mood swings, dejection, pessimism and gloominess. Depression, which is accompanied by changes in brain activity, can impair bodily functions and also exacerbate the risk of developing certain physical illnesses.
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 […]