Ilana Mekler, Author at Mental Health Program at Banyan Treatment Centers
November 5, 2020
Self Help Books For Mental Illness

Self Help Books for Mental Illness

Many people find comfort in animals; but could there be more to it? Learn more about the effectiveness of animal therapy for depression and what this could mean for you.
October 27, 2020
The Best Mental Health Quotes To Keep You

The Best Mental Health Quotes to Keep You Inspired

Many people find comfort in animals; but could there be more to it? Learn more about the effectiveness of animal therapy for depression and what this could mean for you.
October 27, 2020

Why Depression is So Common

Lots of research has been conducted to find out why depression is so common. To learn more about why depression seems to be more common now, visit us here.
October 27, 2020
Children's Books About Mental Health

Children’s Books About Mental Health

Children’s books about mental health are great tools to help parents and guardians talk to their children about the importance of mental health. Visit us here to check out some books on mental and emotional health.
October 14, 2020
Mental Illness Awareness Month

Mental Illness Awareness Month

Mental Illness Awareness Weeks 2020 in the first full week of October. Do your part and help make this week a success.
October 7, 2020
Using Pet Therapy for Depression

Using Animal Therapy for Depression

Many people find comfort in animals; but could there be more to it? Learn more about the effectiveness of animal therapy for depression and what this could mean for you.
September 22, 2020
How To Help Someone Struggling with Suicidal Thoughts

How to Help Someone Struggling with Suicidal Thoughts

If you believe someone you love is suicidal, it is important to not wait to act. These tips on how to help someone struggling with suicidal thoughts could make all the difference.
September 22, 2020
How To Teach Your Kids About Mental Health

How to Teach Your Kids About Mental Health

Teaching your children about mental health can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. These tips on how to teach your kids about mental health can help you bridge this gap no matter their age.
September 22, 2020
How Long Does Depression Last?

How Long Does Depression Last? & Will It Go Away on Its Own?

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 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.
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.