Bipolar Disorder and its Symptoms

Bipolar Disorder and its Symptoms

Most of us experience occasional mood swings. However, if extreme highs and lows accompany these shifts in mood, you may have bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is one of several types of depressive disorders that ultimately affect brain function. In the United States...
How to Beat Burnout

How to Beat Burnout

Work and life, in general, can feel pretty stressful and overwhelming at times. But if you experience these feelings regularly, you could be putting yourself at risk for burnout. Mental and physical exhaustion, or burnout, can negatively affect your life and overall...
I’m Mentally Struggling, What Should I Do?

I’m Mentally Struggling, What Should I Do?

Did you know that May is National Mental Health Awareness Month? According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), one in five American adults experiences a form of mental illness each year. Furthermore, one in 20 American adults lives with a serious mental...
Mental Health Effects of Substance Use

Mental Health Effects of Substance Use

The effects of substance use are not always outwardly visible. Many people who suffer from substance use disorders (SUD) also experience mental health effects like paranoia, depression, anxiety, aggression, hallucinations and other problems. Furthermore, studies have...