If you’re like most people, the pandemic has brought about many new issues in your life that you could not have been prepared for. The past year has taken its toll on several aspects of all of our lives. The COVID-19 pandemic created many new problems for many people. Our mental health is no different. … Read more
It can be difficult to know what to do next when a loved one is diagnosed with a mental health disorder. There are so many questions and uncertainties. You want to be there to love and support your family member however you can, but knowing the best way to do so can be overwhelming. You … Read more
COVID-19 has had a tremendous impact on many people’s mental health — putting marriages and social lives under significant pressure. From anxiety about contracting the virus to the implications of losing one’s job or being isolated for extended periods, individuals all over the world are suffering from the effects of the pandemic. Depression and anxiety … Read more
COVID-19 has made exploring counseling options a unique and challenging experience. This has become especially challenging for patients concerned about their privacy, with unique challenges and barriers present for patients and for counselors alike. Despite the challenges, counselors are still able to offer a wide variety of services just as if services were offered in … Read more
Many of us know what depression is and what the apparent signs are. Prolonged sadness, loss of hope, loss of interest in activities are all common symptoms. These symptoms are commonly listed on mental health websites and in antidepressant ads. But these aren’t the only symptoms. Sometimes symptoms are more subtle, less obvious, but just … Read more
COVID-19 has caused plenty of problems in the world as we know it. The economy has suffered, people are sick, and many are dealing with depression and other disorders that they may or may not have been struggling with before the pandemic. It’s no surprise that children are suffering from mental challenges as well. With … Read more
Substance abuse is a prevalent problem in America. People with substance abuse issues often develop or already are plagued by mental and physical health issues, and their loved ones suffer alongside them in many ways as well.
Whether due to the virus or another health complication, the experience of losing a loved one during the pandemic is especially painful for many. Due to the restrictions put in place with the intent of preventing the spread of the virus, many were not able to be with their loved ones during their final moments … Read more
Getting married is a wonderful occasion, and marriage can be a great adventure. As time passes, the people involved in the marriage can change and evolve. This can lead to issues, sometimes so impactful that it may involve the need to seek out a counselor. This is a perfectly normal occurrence. Marriage counseling can move … Read more
Substance addiction plagues many people. Not everyone who engages in substance abuse inherently has an addiction, but the practice of substance abuse can lead to addiction. The reality of being addicted comes as a shock for most sufferers and the people in their lives.