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How to Help My Partner Heal From My Infidelity

    One in three Americans have admitted to cheating on their partners. Of those who had cheated, 24 percent also reported admitting the details of the affair to their partner. The results can be emotionally devastating.   It is possible for a relationship to survive and to rebuild the trust between a couple after

Creating a Mental Health Care Plan

    Mental health is one of the pillars of our overall well-being. However, mental wellness isn’t always easy to achieve. If someone is struggling, a mental health care plan can help them take steps towards gaining control and recovery. These plans are highly personalized and tailored to each patient. Everyone’s treatment needs are different,

How to Find a Good Psychiatrist

  The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that roughly 25,500 psychiatrists are working in the United States today. Unfortunately, though, not all of these psychiatrists have the same qualifications or capabilities.     For those who are struggling to find a good psychiatrist, or any other type of mental health medication prescriber, it can be

Natural Remedies for Mental Health

    Herbs and other natural remedies are often recommended to those who are struggling with mental health conditions like anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. However, there’s also a lot of confusion regarding the efficacy and safety of these supplements.     For those who are considering using natural remedies for mental health, the following

Herbs and Supplements for Mental Health

    According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 20 percent of adults in the United States (that’s roughly 51.5 million people) live with at least one mental illness.   There are plenty of medications available to help those with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and other mental health conditions. However, many find relief

Pharmacogenetic Testing: A Complete Guide

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adverse drug events (or ADEs) lead to roughly 1.3 million emergency room visits per year. Of this 1.3 million, approximately 350,000 patients need to be hospitalized every year for additional treatment following an emergency room visit.   Researchers believe that pharmacogenetic testing is an

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