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Stress About COVID-19 Keeping You Awake? 6 Tips for Better Sleep

Stress and anxiety can make getting a healthy amount of sleep each night more difficult. Regularly getting enough quality sleep is an important component of your physical and mental health. Sleep deprivation can reduce your immune system and increase inflammation in the body, making you more vulnerable to illness. All data and statistics are

By |2020-07-14T09:26:33-08:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Simple Tips to Help Manage Social Anxiety After Leaving Lockdown

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Getting back into a social routine after isolating may bring about anxiety. Socializing at your own pace and practicing self-care can help ease social anxiety. All data and statistics are based

By |2020-06-30T10:43:05-08:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

FDA Permits Marketing of First Game-Based Digital Therapeutic to Improve Attention Function in Children with ADHD

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) permitted marketing of the first game-based digital therapeutic device to improve attention function in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The prescription-only game-based device, called EndeavorRx, is indicated for pediatric patients ages 8 to12 years old with primarily inattentive or combined-type ADHD who have demonstrated

By |2020-06-22T08:44:20-08:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How to Cope with Impulse Control Issues in Kids and Adults

Impulse control issues refer to the difficulty some people have in stopping themselves from engaging in certain behaviors. Common examples include: gambling stealing aggressive behavior toward others A lack of impulse control may be associated with certain neurological disorders, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It may also be related to an intersecting

By |2020-06-22T08:19:36-08:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Bipolar Disorder: My Experience, My Own Words

Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder. To me, this means that I experience moods at a more extreme level than the average person. This does not mean that I have terrible mood swings one day and bounce back the next day. It's not that sudden. I have had some friends admit their curiosity about the nature of my illness.

By |2020-05-29T14:22:00-08:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

I am a mental health provider – and I understand

Statistics say that one in five adults has mental illness. It does not discriminate by race, age, gender or profession. Yet, I felt completely alone almost my entire time in graduate school training to be a psychologist. I’ve experienced depression and anxiety for years. I’m one of the “lucky” high-functioning cases, which leads to the

By |2020-05-28T11:48:21-08:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Being Mindful of Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Outbreak

All data and statistics are based on publicly available data at the time of publication. Some information may be out of date. Visit our coronavirus hub and follow our live updates page for the most recent information on the COVID-19 outbreak. With the country rolling out social distancing measures, schools and businesses closing, and

By |2020-04-29T09:03:33-08:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

19 Cardio Exercises You Can Do at Home

Cardiovascular exercise, also known as cardio or aerobic exercise, is essential for good health. It gets your heart rate up, making you blood pump faster. This delivers more oxygen throughout your body, which keeps your heart and lungs healthy. Regular cardio exercise can also help you lose weight, get better sleep, and reduce your

By |2020-04-29T08:51:38-08:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments