Signs of High Functioning Autism in Adults

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Estimates show that at least 5 million adults in the United States live with an autism spectrum disorder. This developmental condition can affect a whole range of social skills.  However, not everyone living with autism receives a diagnosis. This can have a serious impact on your quality of life and mental health. Recognizing the signs […]

Choosing the Best Mental Health Facilities In California

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Did you know that over 50 million Americans live with a mental illness? Whether it’s depression, schizophrenia, or PTSD, living with a mental illness is tough. But, it doesn’t mean that your life is over – far from it! With great support, the right treatment, and a little bit of expert knowledge, you can reclaim […]

Labile Mood: What Is Emotional Lability?

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There is no problem with expressing yourself. But expressing yourself during inappropriate times is a problem.  Two million Americans live with emotional lability. That’s two times the number of Americans who live with Parkinson’s disease.  Yet very few people know what emotional lability is. When they have heard of it, they think that it is […]

What Is Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)?

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When we are infants and young children, we form attachments with our parents and caregivers. The type of attachment that we form when we are little can often inform the type of bonds we will have with other people later in life. If a child is in an environment that causes them to have negative […]

What Are The Symptoms of BPD?

Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder

There has been a significant push for the prioritization of mental health awareness in the recent past. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is one of the most serious mental conditions that people grapple with. But, not everybody knows how to recognize the signs. We’ve put together a short guide that details everything you need to know […]

Signs of Mental and Emotional Exhaustion

Signs of Emotional and Psychological Exhaustion

Working long hours makes you long for rest and relaxation. But just as long work physically exhausts you, it can emotionally exhaust you as well.  A Gallup study of more than 7,000 workers found that one-quarter of Americans feel burned out very often. 44% more report feeling burned out sometimes.  Many people know about how […]

Best Mental Health Apps for Teens During Covid

Best Mental Health Apps for teens

It’s no doubt that the recent pandemic has been hard on everyone, and teens are no exception to that.  For those who are taking courses online, it can be hard to adjust to the new online methods or find the motivation to perform well. And for those in the classroom, taking extra safety precautions and […]

Self-Care Resolutions for 2021

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Your mental health is, above all, the most important thing we need to care for. The state of your mental health determines the way we feel, think, and how you behave. It affects nearly every aspect of your daily life, even from an early age.  The COVID-19 pandemic has been a prime reason for depression […]

Diagnosing Serious Mental Illness: The Early Signs of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that’s surrounded by myths, stigma, and misconceptions. While it isn’t common, it also isn’t as rare as you might think: the disorder ranks 15th in the leading causes of disability worldwide. Thanks to the media’s portrayal of schizophrenia, many people are afraid of the condition. In reality, schizophrenia is […]