how to support loved one with mental illness

How to Stop Shaking from Anxiety

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Does anxiety cause you to tremble and shake? Are you suddenly consumed with body tremors? If so, it is understandable that all you want to know is how to stop shaking from anxiety. How do you calm down and make it stop? Anxiety is a fear-based…
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Do I Have Trauma?

You toss and turn at night and have vivid and upsetting dreams. You may feel irritable much of the time, and find yourself drinking too much. You begin to wonder, “Do I have trauma or PTSD?” Living with the aftermath of experiencing trauma…
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7 Grief Therapy Techniques

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Grieving is the emotional process of slowly coming to grips with a loss. Learn here about the grief therapy techniques that can assist you in the healing process. How Loss and Grief Can Impact Mental Health We all experience loss, whether…
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Retreats for Depression and Anxiety

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The push and pull of daily life can sometimes become overwhelming to us—so much so that the resulting emotional strife can damage our ability to function. Mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety, have the potential to significantly…
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Medical Leave for Depression

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Can You Go on Medical Leave For Depression? 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…
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Why Do I Keep Having Emotional Outbursts?

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If you find yourself melting down often, having one emotional outburst after another, there is help for you. Read on. All of us find life to be frustrating from time to time. It can be hard to rein in our frustration when we are triggered…
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What Causes Irrational Fear?

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Living your day-to-day life in total fear mode is exhausting. In most cases, this state of fear and dread is due to an anxiety disorder. First, you need to get to the bottom of which type of anxiety you have. Next, a tailored treatment plan…
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I Feel Hopeless: Depression Explained

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When you wake up in the morning and the first thing you say to yourself is “I feel hopeless,” then you are likely suffering from depression. Learn about the symptoms of depression and how to find relief. Depression is the second most…
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Is There a Link Between ADHD and Depression?

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ADHD and depression often coexist. This means that someone may have symptoms from both of these disorders at the same time. Read on to learn more about the link between ADHD and depression. ADHD is a brain disorder that affects both children…
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How to Support a Loved One with Mental Illness

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What is the Best Way to Support Someone With Mental Illness? Your spouse, family member, or friend is struggling, but you aren’t quite sure how to support a loved one with mental illness. Read on to learn more about mental health disorders,…