April 30, 2019
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 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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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.
February 20, 2019
Mental illness in teens is not uncommon. Childhood mental health disorders can plague the lives of teens and young adults, causing them to feel depressed or abuse drugs. Learn to recognize these issues so that you can find the proper mental health treatment for your child.
February 3, 2019
Banyan Mental Health explains what an adjustment disorder is and how someone can overcome this disease. Learn more about the common adjustment disorder symptoms and the treatment that is available.