Ilana Mekler, Author at Mental Health Program at Banyan Treatment Centers
June 20, 2022

Cyclothymia vs. Dysthymia

If you experience high and low episodes or are always feeling down. Visit Banyan Mental Health to learn about Cyclothymia vs. Dysthymia. Read more here!
June 20, 2022

Hypersomnia & Depression

Hypersomnia and depression go hand in hand. Visit Banyan Mental Health to learn how the two disorders share similar symptoms. Read more here!
May 31, 2022

Getting Mental Help for Someone Who Doesn’t Want It

Watching a loved one struggle with their mental health is hard. Banyan shares some ways of getting mental help for someone who doesn't want it here.
May 31, 2022

Attachment Disorder in Adults: Signs, Symptoms, & Help

Although rare, attachment disorder in adults is a serious condition that can severely affect a person’s life. Visit Banyan Mental Health here to learn more.
May 23, 2022

Can Dogs Sense Depression?

Can dogs sense depression? This is an age-old question that we couldn’t help but address. Visit our Banyan Mental Health rehab here to find out what we learned.
May 16, 2022

Top Coping Skills for Depression

MDD can be difficult to manage without guidance, which is why our Banyan Mental Health specialists have compiled a list of helpful coping skills for depression.
May 2, 2022

World Schizophrenia Day: How You Can Spread Awareness

World Schizophrenia Day 2022 is meant to spread awareness and debunk misconceptions about this illness. Visit Banyan here to learn some ways you can participate.
May 2, 2022

Can’t Keep a Job Due to Anxiety? Follow These Tips

Can’t keep a job due to anxiety? You’re not alone. Our Banyan Mental Health center is sharing some tips that can help you manage your symptoms in the workplace.
April 21, 2022

How to Overcome Situational Depression

Our guide on how to overcome situational depression includes various tips and tricks that are both realistic and effective. Visit us here for the full thing.
April 20, 2022

The Different Subtypes of OCD

There are different subtypes of OCD, each with its obsessions and compulsions. Visit us here to learn about each kind and the signs to look out for in others.
March 29, 2022

Unipolar Depression Vs Bipolar Depression

There are various types of depression, each of which varies in symptoms and duration. Here’s a guide on unipolar depression vs. bipolar depression.
March 29, 2022

Major Depressive Disorder vs. Persistent Depressive Disorder

There are subtypes of depression that affect people differently. Here we’ve shared a guide on major depressive disorder vs. persistent depressive disorder.
August 17, 2021
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Lil Wayne’s Mental Health Struggles

Rapper Lil Wayne discusses his childhood suicide attempt and mental health struggles. Learn more here.
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Celebrity mental health is a serious issue and Britney Spears knows all about the struggles of dealing with mental illness. Is there justice for Britney?