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Learn About Anxiety Disorder

Nearly 1 in 5 adults in the United States have an anxiety disorder, with most people developing anxiety symptoms before age 21. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness, and are highly treatable. There are a variety of anxiety disorders including Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Phobias, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder are just some of the related anxiety disorders that people experience.

Anxiety, Depression and Insomnia

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Can Anxiety, Depression and Stress Cause Insomnia? Most research suggests a bi-directional relationship between sleep problems and mental health. In other words, underlying mental health disorders can make sleeping more difficult. Poor sleep, on the other hand, can trigger or worsen mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, and PTSD.

Stressed at Work? Try These Tips

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Managing Stress At Work Is Essential For Your Health Workplace stress is a familiar emotion for virtually every working adult across the world, and April is Stress Awareness Month. Stress Awareness Month has been recognized every April since 1992, but this year it seems particularly important. Learning to cope with our stress and finding healthy …

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Do I Have Social Anxiety Disorder?

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Social anxiety disorder affects approximately 15 million Americans, making it the second most commonly diagnosed anxiety disorder. It’s no surprise then that social anxiety is the subject of many highly relatable jokes, memes, and TikToks. Thanks to the internet and the popularity of memes and short format videos on social media platforms around the world, …

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Mental Health Care in Massachusetts

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1 in 5 U.S. Adults Experience Mental Illness Each Year October 3-9, 2021 is Mental Illness Awareness Week. This year, the focus is advocating for better care for people with serious mental illness and the National Alliance on Mental Illness will be sharing stories from real people. Across the country, people experience barriers to accessing …

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COVID-19 Restrictions Are Being Lifted, Why Am I Still Feeling Depressed And Anxious?

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COVID-19 Restrictions Are Being Lifted, Why Am I Still Feeling Depressed And Anxious? Large disease outbreaks have been associated with mental health problems, and the COVID-19 pandemic has had a major and long-lasting effect on our lives. The CDC reported that between August 2020 – February 2021, the percentage of adults with recent symptoms of …

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How Is Mental Illness Diagnosed?

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How Is Mental Illness Diagnosed? Mental disorders (or mental illnesses) are conditions that affect a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, or behavior that causes the person distress and difficulty functioning. There are more than 200 classified types of mental illness. Mental illness are conditions including but not limited to: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive …

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Do You Struggle With Undiagnosed ADHD?

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Have You Ever Wondered If You Have ADHD? Have you have struggled throughout your life with poor concentration, inattention, anxiety, impulsivity, and getting organized? Have you wondered, or has someone one asked you, “Do you have ADHD?” If the answer to any of the aforementioned questions is yes, we recommend a professional psychiatric evaluation by …

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