Ilana Mekler, Author at Mental Health Program at Banyan Treatment Centers
February 24, 2021
The Stages of PTSD

The Stages of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD is a complex mental disorder that can prevent a person from moving forward in life. Visit us here to learn more about the stages of post-traumatic stress disorder and the treatments that can help.
February 3, 2021
Anhedonia and Depression

Anhedonia and Depression

Many people have heard about major depressive disorder, but how common is anhedonia? Visit us here to learn more about how anhedonia and depression are related, and the available treatments offered at Banyan Mental Health.
February 3, 2021
Top 10 Panic Attack Triggers

Top 10 Panic Attack Triggers

Panic attacks can occur at any time of the day, especially when you come across something triggering. Visit us here to learn what the top 10 panic attack triggers are and how to manage them.
February 3, 2021
How to Handle Social Anxiety

How to Handle Social Anxiety at Family Gatherings

Many people feel anxious and uncomfortable in social situations, especially family gatherings. If you’ve ever felt this way, visit us here for some tips on how to handle social anxiety at family gatherings.
January 27, 2021
Coping with Body Dysmorphia

Coping with Body Dysmorphia

If you continuously obsess over your physical appearance, then you may be struggling with body dysmorphic disorder. Here are some tips for coping with body dysmorphia.
January 15, 2021
Mental Illness After Surviving the Coronavirus

Mental Illness After Surviving the Coronavirus

While the media has focused mostly on the physical aspects of COVID-19, the mental toll it can have is necessary to address. Visit us here for some stories and information about mental illness after surviving the coronavirus.
January 6, 2021
Emotions and Addiction Recovery: What to Expect on the Emotional Roller Coaster

Emotions and Addiction Recovery: What to Expect on the Emotional Roller Coaster

As a mental health facility in Boca Raton, we understand the correlation between homelessness and mental illness. You can learn more about the relationship between the two and the mental health treatments available at Banyan Mental Health by visiting us here.
December 28, 2020
Homelessness and Mental Health

Homelessness and Mental Illness

As a mental health facility in Boca Raton, we understand the correlation between homelessness and mental illness. You can learn more about the relationship between the two and the mental health treatments available at Banyan Mental Health by visiting us here.
December 22, 2020
Mental Health and College Students

Mental Health in College Students

At our residential mental health program in Boca, we know why travel is good for your mental health and all of the ways you can benefit from a fun and positive vacation.
December 22, 2020
Why Travel Is Good for Your Mental Health

Why Travel Is Good for Your Mental Health

At our residential mental health program in Boca, we know why travel is good for your mental health and all of the ways you can benefit from a fun and positive vacation.
December 11, 2020
How to Be More Optimistic in Recovery

How to Be More Optimistic in Recovery

At Banyan Mental Health, we know that many people don’t know how to be more optimistic in recovery. Visit us here to learn more about the importance of optimism in recovery and how you can stay positive throughout yours.
December 2, 2020
Signs of A Suicidal Person

Signs of a Suicidal Person

At Banyan Mental Health, we know the signs of a suicidal person. Being aware of what suicidal behavior looks like can help you save a life.
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
Carrie Underwood on red carpet

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
britney spears mental health

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.