Medication for Mental Health – Part II: Medication Management

Medication Management

Medication Management

Last month we discussed the stigma surrounding taking medication to manage the symptoms of mental illness as Part I of our Medication and Mental Health blog series. This month, we will be discussing

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Medication for Mental Health: Stopping the Stigma – Part I

Medication for Mental Health

Medication for Mental Health

It’s time to talk about medication. Not for a cold, not for an infection, but for managing the symptoms surrounding mental illness. Specifically, we’d like to address the stigma that surrounds just one of those three examples we just named. Taking medication for mental health should be treated no different than taking an aspirin for a headache. Something is causing us distress and we take medication to correct the issue. It’s as simple as that.

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It’s Time to Stop the Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

Mental Illness is nothing to be ashamed ofbut stigma and bias shame us all.-Bill Clinton

By Martha Wolfe, LMFT

Mental Health VS. Mental Illness, What’s the Difference?

Stressed manWork, family and daily responsibilities… are these familiar points of stress in your life? You are not alone, as these are common stressors we often experience in our daily lives.

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6 Tips to Beat Back the Winter Blues

Winter Blues

By Martha Wolfe

Why So S.A.D.?

Winter Blues, also known as “Cabin Fever,” can keep you down this cold and dreary season.

According to the Cleveland Clinic, “S.A.D. (seasonal affective disorder) affects half a million people in the US.Woman alone Three-quarters of sufferers are women.” Still, I’m sure anyone can relate with the affect less daylight, colder temperatures, and inclement weather can have on our moods. With that being said, what about those that already have a mental health diagnosis?

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