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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.

How to Set Goals When Living with Depression

Set Goals When Living with Depression

How to Set Goals When Living with Depression Goal setting is one of the most important elements of success in our professional and personal lives. Empirical research supports the idea that having clear goals can positively impact day-to-day well being, but setting realistic and achievable goals can be challenging under the best of circumstances. If …

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Feeling Down This Holiday Season? It’s Normal – Here’s Why

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Millions of Americans Suffer From The Holiday Blues, It’s Important To Seek Treatment Millions of Americans suffer from the “holiday blues” every year, and there are lots of valid reasons why. Even the simple pressure and expectation that you’ll be overwhelmed with the holiday spirit can be enough to set one on edge. Add in …

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National Depression Screening Day Is October 7, 2021

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Depression is more than just feeling down October 7, 2021 is National Depression Screening Day, a part of Mental Illness Awareness Week. Depression is more than just feeling sad or going through a rough patch. It’s a common, but serious mental health condition that requires understanding and medical care. Left untreated, depression can be devastating …

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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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Postpartum Depression Symptoms

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Recognize The Signs of Postpartum Depression It is very common to experience the “baby blues” in the days following childbirth. If you have the baby blues, you may experience mood swings, feelings of disconnection from your baby, crying spells, sadness, loss of appetite, or insomnia. If you continue to experience symptoms of depression after two …

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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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Depression In Older Adults

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Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment For Depression In Seniors In older adults, symptoms of depression can appear differently, but anxiety and depression are not a normal part of growing old. Many seniors and older adults are reluctant to seek treatment due to stigma associated with mental illness. It is estimated that one out of five people age 55 …

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