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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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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What can stress do - Part 4: Work-related stress related to certain cancers

What can stress do – Part 4: Work-related stress related to certain cancers

September 1st, 2017 | CMHH Team

The relationship between stress and disease is complex and even mysterious. The impact of stress on health, including both mental and physical health, varies from person-to-person. On one hand, genetic predisposition, gender, coping mechanism, personality and social support play a key role in determining the way stress manifests and leads the development of an illness. […]

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Nutrient therapy may ease symptoms of mental disorders

Nutrient therapy may ease symptoms of mental disorders

August 8th, 2017 | CMHH Team

The last decade has seen an unprecedented rise in the number of people suffering from mental health disorders. Some succumb to it and some successfully recover and regain control of their lives. Depending on the severity of the symptoms, health experts suggest suitable treatment to suit the patient’s needs. Though most of the common treatments […]

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Adopted children prone to reactive attachment disorder

Adopted children prone to reactive attachment disorder

July 21st, 2017 | CMHH Team

Adoption is a sensitive issue. Although considered as a noble deed, adopting a child is not as simple as it appears to be. Many consider it more challenging than giving birth to one’s own baby. The dark side of adoption is the lack of bonding between the parents and the kids. At times, even biological […]

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School-based programs may help improve mental health in children, finds study

School-based programs may help improve mental health in children, finds study

June 15th, 2017 | CMHH Team

It is a fact that things learned in school tend to stick forever in life. Therefore, a lot of emphasis is given to impart good values, ethics, education, culture and etiquettes to children in school so that they grow to become more cultured and well behaved in later years. But, school education should not just […]

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Mental health and well-being - Part 4: Children in foster care more likely to suffer from mental problems

Mental health and well-being – Part 4: Children in foster care more likely to suffer from mental problems

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 […]

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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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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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