May 21, 2019
thought disorders

What Are the Different Types of Thought Disorders?

Thought disorders are more than confusing speech or writing. While it may seem like disorganized chaos, there are actually many different types of thought disorders that we at Banyan Mental Health want you to be aware of.
May 8, 2019
first responders and mental health

First Responders and Mental Health

First responder mental health is a topic of growing concern as part of this population’s occupational hazards include mental health disorders, substance abuse, and even suicide. At Banyan Mental Health, we discuss the details surrounding this profession’s poor mental health.
April 30, 2019
June is PTSD awareness month

June is PTSD Awareness Month

June is PTSD Awareness Month and June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day. In observation of these holidays, we are providing the general public with some symptoms of PTSD to look out for so that you can get your loved one the help they need.
April 23, 2019
May is mental health month

May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and our Banyan Mental Health program is here to give you the facts and help break down the stigma surrounding mental health disorders.
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.
April 5, 2019
mental health diagnosis

What Does a Mental Health Diagnosis Consist of?

Do you worry that you or a loved one may have a mental health disorder? There is only one way to find out. Our mental healthcare providers walk you through the process of a mental health assessment, so you know what to expect.
April 3, 2019
childhood trauma

How Childhood Trauma Can Affect Daily Life

We all have adverse experiences as children, but can trauma in adolescence really affect you into adulthood? As providers of mental health treatment in Boca, we clear up the confusion about the effects of childhood trauma on adults.
March 25, 2019
helping a suicidal loved one

How to Help your Loved One Who Has Suicidal Thoughts

It can be difficult to know how to help a loved one who has suicidal thoughts. At Banyan Mental Health, we give you some advice about how to help the person you love.
March 21, 2019
pet therapy treat mental illness

Can Pet Therapy Treat Mental Illness

Pet therapy is not a new concept, but it is becoming more popular. Our Banyan mental health program explains whether using pet therapy to treat mental illness is a good option and gives you insight into this emerging therapy technique.
March 11, 2019
anxiety disorder

Why is Anxiety So Common?

Anxiety is so common now that it is a regular topic of conversation. In the news you find reports discussing the increase especially with anxiety in 20-somethings or teenagers. Why the sudden rise in this mental health disorder that plagues the youth?
March 6, 2019

How Depression Leads to Substance Abuse

Depression and substance abuse are too often linked, creating a cooccurring disorder. When people are suffering from depression, they may turn to drugs or alcohol for help. Before they know it, they are addicted, and it starts to take over their life.
February 26, 2019
family member with depression

4 Ways to Help a Family Member with Depression

If you know of a family member with depression, you don’t need to feel lost or helpless. There are ways to help. As a mental health program in Boca that deals with depression, we have a few pointers to help your struggling family member during their depression.