Ilana Mekler – Mental Health Program at Banyan Treatment Centers
September 8, 2020
What Is Trauma Bonding

The Dangers of Trauma Bonding & How to Break it

Trauma bonding can be a serious but unexpected result of some types of trauma. Avoid the possible dangers of a trauma bond by learning how to break free.
September 7, 2020

The Biggest Misconceptions About Mental Illness

There are many harmful misconceptions about mental illness that can prevent someone from getting the care they need. At Banyan, we are dispelling these mental health myths and giving you the truth behind mental illness.
August 25, 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Month 2020

: Whether it is the loss of a loved one or a personal experience, many people have stories involving suicide. With September being National Suicide Prevention Month, now is the time to speak up and take a stand.
August 20, 2020

Lili Reinhart Opens Up About Her Depression

Riverdale actress Lili Reinhart discusses her depression and how she’s learned from it during Covid-19. Learn more here.
August 19, 2020

Hair Pulling Problems? How to Stop Trichotillomania

Random bald spots or patchy areas of hair can be unsightly, but these tips on how to stop trichotillomania could help eliminate these problems for good.
August 5, 2020

Dealing with Social Anxiety After Quarantine

After months of lockdown, the idea of socializing again for many people is overwhelming, but this tips on dealing with social anxiety after quarantine could help.
July 21, 2020

Signs of Self-Harm in Your Loved One

Self-harm may not be what you think, but it can be serious. If you can recognize the signs of self-harm, you can get your loved one the help they need.
July 20, 2020
gender difference in mental health

A Look at Gender Differences in Mental Health

Men and women are not just different because of biology. Based on recurring trends, there appear to be several gender differences in mental health as well.
July 20, 2020
Cognitive behavioral therapy for depression

Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression

People with major depressive disorder struggle to find relief for these symptoms without help. Cognitive behavioral therapy for depression is a technique used often, but how effective is this type of talk therapy?
July 6, 2020
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The Impact of Unemployment on Mental Health

Losing a job is not just bad for your finances, it is also bad for your well-being. Learn more about the impact of unemployment on mental health and the long-term problems that could arise.
July 1, 2020
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How to Reduce Stress & Improve Your Life

Stress is a part of life, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with it. These tips on how to reduce stress could help you see drastic improvements in your everyday life.
June 24, 2020
mental health grant for Florida

Florida’s Emergency Mental Health Grant in Response to COVID-19

In the wake of mental health concerns surrounding COVID-19, Florida’s emergency mental health grant is helping to combat upcoming behavioral health problems as a result of the coronavirus.
August 20, 2020

Lili Reinhart Opens Up About Her Depression

Riverdale actress Lili Reinhart discusses her depression and how she’s learned from it during Covid-19. Learn more here.
May 27, 2020
Chris Evans

Chris Evans Says Anxiety Caused Him to Initially Turn Down Captain America Role

Chris Evans says that he initially turned down the role of Captain America due to suffering from anxiety. Learn more here.
May 22, 2020
Katie Lou Samuelson

WNBA’s Katie Lou Samuelson Opens Up About Her Mental Health Struggles

WNBA player Katie Lou Samuelson opens up about her mental health journey. Learn more here.
February 19, 2020

Justin Bieber Discusses Mental Health

Justin Bieber’s mental health has been a frequent problem for the pop star. He opens up about that viral photo of him crying and the technique he uses to manage his mental health.
August 13, 2019
Liz Cambage

WNBA Player Liz Cambage Discusses Her Battle with Mental Health

In a piece for The Player’s Tribune, Liz Cambage opens up about her mental health and why she was absent from the Aces’ games.
August 6, 2019
Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish Discusses Body Dysmorphia, Anxiety, and Other Mental Health Struggles

17-year-old Billie Eilish talks about anxiety, self-harm, body dysmorphia, and depression, in her recent interview for Rolling Stone. Billie Eilish’s mental health struggles show that anyone can deal with mental health disorders, but support is key in healing.
July 23, 2019
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Carrie Underwood Gets Candid About Her Mental Health

Country singer Carrie Underwood opens up about what boosts her mental health. Read more on her tips for improving herself and how you can improve your own mental health as well.
July 8, 2019
Avicii

Avicii’s Father on Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

After his son’s untimely passing over a year ago, Kas Bergling, the father of the late EDM DJ Avicii, discusses suicide prevention and his son’s mental health.
June 20, 2019
Kit Harrington

Why the Starks Struggle with their Mental Health – Kit Harrington in Rehab

In May, it was reported that actor Kit Harrington, who portrayed Jon Snow in the blockbuster series Game of Thrones, entered rehab to treat stress and alcohol use problems. Banyan Mental Health explores the pressures and challenges for celebrities and mental health and how fame can be the worst thing for a healthy mind.
June 17, 2019
Sophie Turner

Dark Phoenix’s Sophie Turner Talks About Therapy and Mental Health

Dark Phoenix actress Sophie Turner opens up about her past mental health issues and the stigma of therapy.
April 18, 2019
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Britney Spears and Mental Health

In 2007 she shaved her head and her erratic behavior was gawked at in every publication. In early 2019, Spears is open about her need for self-care and the public is proud of her choice to check into a mental health facility amid her father’s failing health. Here’s more on Spears and how the public’s perception regarding mental health has changed, and why it’s a good thing.