Sean King

Supportive Parents

8 Ways That Parents Can Support Their Child’s Mental Health

Mental health issues are all too common in today’s world. While some issues are genetic and unavoidable, others come about due to the environment the person is brought up in. Therefore, parents can do a lot to affect their children’s mental health.   There are several things a parent can do to ensure their child …

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What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

If you have ever done research on mental health treatments, it’s likely you have heard of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). It is a type of therapy that aims to change negative thought processes that lead to unhealthy behaviors. It is one of the most popular therapies due to its high rates of success. This article …

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Is Mental Health Genetic?

Getting to the root of the matter is imperative in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. Once a doctor realizes why the illness is occurring, he or she can take steps to address the cause, and hopefully, relieve the symptoms. Modern research has found that genetics play a major role in mental health. People …

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Eight Tips for Improving Mental Health at Work

Work plays a major role in anxiety. Many people stress out over meeting deadlines, achieving goals, making money, and just dealing with others. In 2019, 94% of Americans reported stress at work with 23% describing stress levels as high and 6% describing them as extremely high. Employers have recognized the stress-work correlation and many of …

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Mental Health Help

How to Help Someone You Know Get Help for Their Mental Disorder

According to National Institutes of Health statistics, nearly 52 million Americans (1 in 5) live with a mental illness. But only 30% to 80% get the help they need. When people don’t get help for their emotional disorders, it reduces quality of life for themselves and those around them. It can also lead to a …

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What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and How to Deal with It

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder characterized by obsessive thoughts, compulsive behaviors, and rituals. The person affected becomes obsessed with unwanted thoughts and engages in compulsive behavior to relieve the anxiety caused by these thoughts. Although it is a coping mechanism, it is disruptive to life. OCD Symptoms People with OCD …

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5 Celebrities That Deal with Mental Health Issues

According to statistics about one in five adults deal with mental health issues. But only one in eight seek out help for their disorders. The reason people don’t reach out varies but it’s often due to mental health stigmas. Individuals feel that admitting they have a problem and seeking help is a sign of weakness. …

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How is Mental Illness Diagnosed?

Mental illness is all too prevalent in today’s world. One of the reasons it is often untreated is because it’s difficult to diagnose. Unlike physical ailments, mental illness can not be seen so there are not as many obvious signs. And even when doctors find a disorder exists, they may have difficulty determining the type …

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How to Find the Right Therapist for Your Mental Health Needs

If you are dealing with mental health issues, finding the right therapist is essential. A good therapist will listen to your problems. They will provide you with an outlet for your feelings and recommend healthy ways of coping with your emotions. There are many therapists out there, but how do you know which one is …

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