Depression is a commonly misunderstood condition, even with over 9% of adults in the U.S estimated to have a depressive illness. (1) These conditions can include major depression or persistent [...]
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Most everyone has had trouble falling or staying asleep at some point in their lives. People with chronic insomnia, however, regularly have difficulty sleeping. There are many different types of [...]
Traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, are head injuries that can be caused by a wide variety of situations. Car accidents, falls, firearm-related injuries, and experiencing violence, such as assault, are [...]
There has been increased awareness lately about childhood trauma. Parents and mental health professionals alike have worried about the impact that the COVD-19 pandemic has had on children, as well [...]
While obsessive-compulsive disorder usually first makes its appearance in the teen or young adult years,(1) OCD still affects an estimated 1 in 200 children. (2) Children with obsessive-compulsive disorder demonstrate [...]
Everyone has, at some point, experienced the pang of wanting to help someone who is in pain and not being sure how to best support them. This is especially acute [...]
Many of us struggle with internal stressors. Internal stressors can be anything from negative self-talk to a mental health disorder. External stressors, meanwhile, are situational. You experience external stress as [...]
According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), eating disorders are thought to affect at least 9% of the world’s population.(1) Autism and ADHD are both [...]
Special education, or special needs education, is a wide umbrella of resources and classes available to students who have a variety of special needs in order to receive the education. [...]
Around 1 in 200 children and teenagers in the U.S are said to have obsessive-compulsive disorder. (1) For adults, that number is 1 in 100.(2) Despite the fact that OCD [...]