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If you don’t emphasize the importance of your own mental health, who will? May 12th, 2022

There has been a long, historical focus on physical health, which is extremely important, but our society hasn’t put the same emphasis on mental health.  The physical health industry is huge, bombarding us with advertisements for diets, gyms, and medications for weight loss, why not mental health? Read below for some...

Stress is real, especially in today's world. Apr 27th, 2022

Stress symptoms may be affecting your health, even though you might not realize it. You may think illness is to blame for that irritating headache, your frequent insomnia, or your decreased productivity at work. But stress may actually be the cause. Studies show that stress symptoms can affect your body,...

Are You Getting Enough Restorative Sleep For Optimal Functioning While You Are Awake? Mar 24th, 2022

Healthy sleep is necessary for an active and disease-free body. When you are sleep-deprived, your brain doesn’t function properly, impairing your ability to concentrate, think clearly, and process memories from short to long-term memory. Though most of us focus on how many hours of sleep we get in one night, sleep cycles,...

Celebrating Black History Month Feb 17th, 2022

Organizations, such as the Defensive Line and African American Wellness project have made extraordinary advances in advocating for the mental health needs of the black communities, such as helping them better navigate the healthcare systems. The Defensive Line provides group sharing experiences that help reduce stigma and create connections that...

January is National Wellness Month: Learn Easy Steps Towards Developing A Positive Mindset, A Key Co Jan 28th, 2022

Having a positive mindset enables you to cope better with life and stressful situations. With a positive outlook, you tend to be emotionally well and resilient. Living life with resiliency, leads to fewer negative emotions and self-talk, making it easier to bounce back from life’s difficulties more quickly. Resilience and mental wellbeing...

Treatment-Resistant Depression and how is it best treated? Nov 18th, 2021

If you’ve been diagnosed with Depression but your symptoms aren’t improving, you may have Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD). Though therapy and antidepressants work for the majority of people, TRD does not improve with standard treatments. How do you know if you suffer from TRD? Below are common symptoms that you may be experiencing....

What is depression, the causes, and what treatment options are available? Oct 18th, 2021

Many people across the globe suffer from Depression, a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects your feelings, you’re thinking, and your actions. If you suffer from Depression, you most certainly suffer from overwhelming feelings of sadness, loneliness, and a lack of interest in activities you previously enjoyed. Depression...

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) – have you heard about it? Sep 6th, 2021

TMS is a relatively new, safe, and effective treatment for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). It’s normal to feel sad occasionally, but depression and anxiety are a different story when they lead to despair, isolation, and negatively affect your ability to live your life.  Depression is thought to be linked to...

SPRAVATO® – The First of its Kind Aug 15th, 2021

Have you heard of SPRAVATO® (esketamine) CIII Nasal Spray?  SPRAVATO™ nasal spray is a different kind of medication taken with an oral antidepressant for adults with treatment-resistant depression – a first in decades approved by the FDA. Treatment-resistant depression is a complex clinical problem in patients with the major depressive...

Treatment-Resistant Depression Jun 21st, 2021

Imagine being depressed and trying medication after medication—only to find none work. That’s the plight of people with treatment-resistant depression.

What is TMS Therapy? Jun 21st, 2021

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) targets key areas of the brain that are underactive in people with depression. It is not ECT (electroconvulsive therapy).

What is Spravato? Jun 11th, 2021

SPRAVATO™ nasal spray is a different kind of medication taken with an oral antidepressant for adults with treatment-resistant depression – a first in decades approved by the FDA.