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Why Is Mental Health Education Important?

Why Is Mental Health Education Important?

Nearly 1 in 5 American adults experiences a mental health condition during an average year. Additionally, about half of Americans will meet the criteria for a mental health condition at some point during their lifetime. Many people struggle with their conditions in...

Is Anorexia a Mental Illness?

Is Anorexia a Mental Illness?

Anorexia is both an eating disorder and a mental illness. It’s the third-highest chronic illness among adolescents.  A life-threatening disease, research shows that the mortality rate associated with anorexia is 12x higher than the death rate of all other causes...

Postpartum Anxiety in Fathers

Postpartum Anxiety in Fathers

While it’s normal for parents and caregivers to feel worried about their child’s health and well-being, postpartum anxiety refers to a constant feeling of paranoia or dread. This experience extends beyond the typical fears of a child’s safety.  In some cases, it...