Medications for Sleep: A Brief Overview

  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of Americans do not get enough sleep each night (“enough,” in this case, means 7 hours or more per night).   For those who consistently struggle with poor sleep, certain prescription medications can help to improve sleep quality and quantity. Answered below

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Mental Health Medication: A Brief Overview

  New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that 1 in 5 Americans are currently taking prescription medication to help them manage mental health conditions like anxiety and depression.     Although it’s more common than it once was for people to take mental health medications, a lot of people still

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How to do a Suicidality Assessment

  According to the World Health Organization suicide is a leading cause of death around the world. In 2019 700,000 people died by suicide. That is 1 in every 100 people.     In young people ages 15-29 they found that suicide is the 4th leading cause of death. They also found that in the

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When Do You Know You Need Therapy?

According to a new report from Mental Health America, the number of people in the United States who are looking for help with mental illnesses like anxiety and depression has increased dramatically. In 2020, for example, the organization saw a 93 percent increase in the number of people taking its anxiety screen and a 62

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