Mental Health Hope Blog

signs of mental exhaustion

Overcoming Mental Exhaustion

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Learn the signs of mental exhaustion and how to fight through it. Life can sling many arrows at us, and sometimes it does so all at once. With each problem or setback we may feel stress, worry, and emotional pain. Over time, as these problems…
medical leave for depression

Medical Leave for Depression

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Depression can truly affect all aspects of your life, and that includes your job. It can impair you to the point that it keeps you from being able to perform job tasks. Being unable to think or function as you would prior to the mood disorder…
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Residential Treatment an Alternative to Psych Ward

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When someone you love experiences a serious mental health crisis it may be difficult to know which treatment setting is right for their psychological needs. Family members want to ensure that their loved one receives the very best of care, although…
Medication for Severe Anxiety

Medication for Severe Anxiety

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Life’s daily demands can sometimes be overwhelming, quickly ratcheting up our anxiety levels. Worries about everyday stressors, like finances, parenting issues, work-related problems, and family strife can leave us feeling perpetually anxious.…
holistic mental health

Benefits of Holistic Approach to Mental Health

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The pathway to mental wellness is not all that clear cut. Timeworn treatment methods still rule the landscape of psychiatry, and for good reason. These are the proven treatments that have withstood trials and research and have been shown to…
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Increasing Mental Health Awareness

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If there has been one defining event that has catapulted mental health awareness to the forefront it is the pandemic. The Covid-19 quarantine has been the great equalizer, plunging us all into varying states of mental distress during coronavirus.…
Severe and Persistent Mental Illness

Severe and Persistent Mental Illness

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While millions of U.S. adults are impacted by a mental health disorder each year, those with a severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI) represent about 2.8% of the population. A severe and persistent mental illness includes such disorders…
mental health during coronavirus

Protecting Your Mental Health During Coronavirus

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The effects of the coronavirus outbreak have reached all corners of our daily lives. One look at your Twitter feed and you will likely spot lots of tweets from people stating they are having trouble sleeping lately, or are feeling “off,”…
Refusing to Take Medication

Refusing to Take Medication for Mental Health Conditions

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Treatment noncompliance, or refusing to take medication for a mental health disorder, can pose serious risks to the individual and even those around them. Depending on the specific mental health condition, refusal to comply with treatment may…
anxiety recovery retreats

What Are Anxiety Recovery Retreats?

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Anxiety is on a rampage. In fact, anxiety disorders top the list of mental health disorders and impacts over 40 million Americans, or about 18.1% of adults each year. A poll, conducted by the American Psychiatric Association in 2017, found that…