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The fall and winter seasons are favored by many, however, for some, the upcoming months are the worst times of the year. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a form of depression that is triggered by the change in seasons. Those with SAD are hit the hardest during fall and […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Light Therapy

Cigna expands its virtual provider network in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, according to a May 21, 2020 press release. Cigna hopes to battle the impact COVID-19 is having on not only the economy but their current members as well. This expansion will offer better access to mental health […]

Cigna Expands its Virtual Provider Network

Is Dog Ownership Good For Your Mental Health? Yes! There are numerous studies done all across America that support dog ownership. There is even such a thing as an Emotional Support Animal.   For example, the ADAA (Anxiety and Depression Association of America) states ” In a survey of pet owners, 74% […]

Is Dog Ownership good for your Mental Health?

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Risk of Depression Can Increase Based on the Number of Pills You Take In our society, the risk of depression continues to rise in rapid numbers. The chances of you developing depression might also be increased if you take Prilosec or Zantac for acid reflux, a beta blocker for high blood pressure, […]

Risk of Depression Can Increase Based on the Number of ...

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  Is There a Link between Mental Health and Allergic Conditions? In a recently published large-scale study in Frontiers in Psychiatry, a link between mental health and common allergic reactions has been discovered. What can this discovery mean for how we spot mental illness in early stages? Or how do these findings […]

Is There a Link between Mental Health and Allergic Conditions?

Like adults, children can also go through times of depression. In 2017, more children have been diagnosed with depression than ever before. This year, 11.93% of youth report suffering from at least one major depressive episode. Depression is dangerous for the health of your child and is important to monitor. […]

Depression in the Youth: Symptoms and Solutions

Depression affects approximately 14.8 million American adults. If depression is left untreated, it can affect not only your mental well-being but your physical life as well. It has been researched that with ongoing despair and sorrow you can increase the chance of turning towards drugs or alcohol in order to ease […]

Learn how to Identify Common Symptoms to Prevent Depression