Behavioral Health Blog

Do You Suffer From Panic Attacks & Need Help Stopping Them?

If you suffer from panic attacks, then you’ll know just how debilitating, frightening and upsetting they can be. Often coming on without warning, and sometimes preventing you from being able to function normally at work, socially or at home, it’s important that you try and understand your attacks and learn ways of interrupting them. If you need help stopping such attacks, or are unsure…

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Does Being An Introvert Mean That You’re Unwell?

Being uninterested in social gatherings and preferring to spend time alone does not have to mean that you are unwell. While some who are suffering from a mental illness may display such tendencies, for most, it simply means that they’re of an introverted disposition, for which no therapy or medication is necessary. Are you an introvert? If the thought of being around lots of…

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Are You Suffering With A Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

It’s not always easy to know if your levels of anxiety are above what are considered to be normal. As most people get anxious from time to time, you may not consider yourself as having a problem that you should seek help for. The following information should help you to get a better understanding of generalized anxiety disorder, and whether it might be something…

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5 Of The Most Common Mental Health Misconceptions

There have always been certain misconceptions surrounding mental health, and while these may never disappear completely, in talking about them and shedding some light on the truth, we might help more people to realize when they should seek help, and enable others to be more understanding of those suffering with a mental health condition. Here are 5 of the most common mental health misconceptions:…

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Are You Trapped In An Unhealthy Relationship?

Even when a relationship has begun to turn toxic (or was always toxic), ending things can be a big decision to make and a hard thing to do. You may still love your partner, despite knowing that being with them isn’t healthy for you. If you’re feeling trapped in a relationship that no longer feels healthy, or have recently ended a toxic partnership, these…

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Signs That Your Child May Be Mentally Unwell

While it might be more common to associate mental illnesses with older children, such as teenagers, the reality is that children of all ages can struggle with their mental health, and spotting the signs is not always straightforward. Below are a few clues that could show if your child is mentally unwell: Frequent mood changes or mood swings It’s arguable that all kids can…

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Do You Find It Difficult To Open Up?

Would you like to be more open than you are now? Do you internalize many of your thoughts, feelings and emotions, and shy away from sharing anything with anyone, no matter how close you are to them? Perhaps the thought of being more open makes you feel vulnerable, frightened and anxious? If you never challenge this perception, you could be missing out on the…

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Some Surprising Ways You Can Benefit From Counseling

Have you ever been told that therapy or counseling is just for people who think too much, or for those who don’t have the mental strength to cope with their emotions? Some people say these things because they’re fearful of talking to others about how they feel, while others may genuinely believe this to be true. In fact... Should you try therapy? Those who…

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Maintaining Your Mental Health As The Pandemic Continues

While some relaxations to the countrywide lockdown are now being introduced, many people are still battling through difficult and unusual times, and as a result, concerns over the mental health of our nation are mounting.  If you’ve always struggled with your mental health and are finding that the pandemic has amplified your symptoms, or are facing new waves of anxiety or depression that you’ve…

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Do You Need Help Dealing With The Past?

Things that may have happened in the past can pop back up and surprise you as a vivid memory, at any given time, whether it was something you were directly involved in, or whether you were merely an onlooker. The event may have been troubling, or it may have been enjoyable, and memories of it may make you happy, sad, fearful or angry. Sometimes,…

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