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From nearly 1 in 5 American adults reporting mental illness to the growing percentage of adolescents living with depression, the state of mental health in the United States continues to worsen. Covid-19 pandemic stressors continue to further exacerbate anxiety and depression. Novum Psychiatry is a private psychiatry practice with a team of Board Certified Psychiatrists, mental health counselors, therapists and licensed clinical social workers.

Seasonal Depression, SAD, and The Holiday Blues, Tips To Help

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Seasonal depression, SAD, and the holiday blues Millions of Americans suffer from seasonal depression, seasonal affective disorder, or the “holiday blues” every year, and there are lots of valid reasons why. Shorter daylight hours, cold weather, and holiday stress can all contribute to seasonal depression symptoms. Anyone can experience symptoms of depression during the shorter …

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Telehealth Psychiatry With Board-Certified Psychiatrists

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Does Novum Psychiatry Offer Telepsychiatry For Massachusetts Patients? Yes! To ensure we meet the needs of residents throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Novum Psychiatry offers telehealth and in-person appointments with our experienced team of psychiatrists and therapists. Please note the majority of new patient initial visits will be an in-office appointment in either our Sudbury, …

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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.

The Importance of Mental Health in Minority Communities

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The Importance of Mental Health in Minority Communities National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month is observed each July to bring awareness to the unique struggles that racial and ethnic minorities face regarding mental health care in the United States. Mental illness affects people across all demographics. Minority communities face greater barriers to access high quality …

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Can Stress Make You Sick?

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Stress has a significant impact on the health and well-being of people in the US and worldwide. Three out of four people regularly experience physical symptoms such as fatigue, dizziness, headaches, and even high blood pressure – due to stress.

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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How to Set Goals When Living with Depression

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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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