Personal Resources Archives - 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.
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

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

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.
March 18, 2022

World Bipolar Day: The Meaning Behind It & How to Participate

World Bipolar Day is March 30th, and we’re sharing more about this condition and how you can participate and spread awareness. Click here for more information.
March 18, 2022

What’s The Relationship Between PTSD and Addiction?

The relationship between PTSD and addiction is built on self-medicating symptoms that are difficult to manage without help. Click here to learn more.
March 2, 2022

Schizotypal vs. Schizophrenia: How Are They Different?

Understanding the difference between mental disorders helps in diagnosis and treatment. In light of this, we’re sharing a guide on schizotypal vs schizophrenia.
March 2, 2022

Secondary Trauma: Signs, Symptoms, & Treatment

Secondary trauma usually occurs in healthcare professionals and first responders. Click for a list of signs and treatments that can help.
February 17, 2022

How to Help Someone in Denial Of Mental Illness

Is your loved one unaware of their depression or schizophrenia? Here are some tips on how to help someone in denial of mental illness you can try.
February 15, 2022

Signs Your Antidepressant Dose is Too Low

Is your depression medication not cutting it? Take a look at our list of signs your antidepressant dose is too low.
February 10, 2022

Random Acts of Kindness Day: Simple Ways to Show Kindness to Others

Random Acts of Kindness Day encourages us to be generous and selfless with others. Click here for some simple ways to show kindness on RAK DAY.
February 9, 2022

Effects of Taking Antidepressants When Not Depressed

Taking antidepressants when not depressed can lead to a variety of adverse side effects. Click here to learn what happens.
January 20, 2022

Situational Depression: Symptoms & Causes

Situational depression may occur after a stressful or traumatic event. Visit us here to learn about the symptoms and causes of circumstantial depression.
January 19, 2022

Rapid Cycling Bipolar Disorder

Rapid cycling can occur in 12 to 24 percent of people with bipolar disorder. Click here for more info on symptoms, causes, treatment, and more.
January 11, 2022

Grounding Techniques for Panic Attacks

Anxiety can be difficult to manage when you don’t have a game plan. Banyan Mental Health is sharing some grounding techniques for panic attacks that can help.
January 10, 2022

What is Catatonic Schizophrenia?

Catatonia can occur in people with certain kinds of mental disorders. Visit us here to learn what catatonic schizophrenia is and how to recognize it.
January 6, 2022

Words on Bathroom Walls”: What It Got Right and Wrong About Schizophrenia

The portrayal of mental illness in movies can be difficult to nail. Click here to learn what “Words on Bathroom Walls” got right and wrong about schizophrenia.
January 3, 2022

Can Benzodiazepines Cause Depression?

Can benzodiazepines cause depression? If you’re taking benzos or know someone who is, read about their impact on major depressive disorder here.
December 29, 2021

How Does Bipolar Disorder Affect Memory?

How does bipolar disorder affect memory? If you have this condition or know someone who does, click here to learn of its effects on retention and cognition.
December 17, 2021

Difference Between Schizoaffective and Schizophrenia

How many types of bipolar disorder are there? What are their symptoms? Click here for an in-depth guide that includes signs and diagnosis.
December 14, 2021

How Many Types of Bipolar Disorder Are There?

How many types of bipolar disorder are there? What are their symptoms? Click here for an in-depth guide that includes signs and diagnosis.
December 7, 2021

Famous People with Schizophrenia: History Edition

Some of the world’s greatest minds were greatly affected by mental illness. Visit us here for the history edition of famous people with schizophrenia.
November 22, 2021

Can You Overdose on Antidepressants?

Can you overdose on antidepressants? While these prescription drugs offer safe and effective treatment for depression, taking too many can be a problem.
November 16, 2021

Songs to Battle Depression

Music is often a source of comfort for those suffering from mental illness. Visit us here for a list of songs to battle depression that may offer you support.
November 9, 2021

Panic Attack Hangover: After-Effects and Recovery Tips

A panic attack hangover can leave you feeling drained, achy, and downright tired. Visit us here to learn how to deal with the after-effects of a panic attack.
October 29, 2021

Anosognosia: Is Denial a Mental Disorder?

Lack of insight can make or break a person’s recovery from mental illness. If your loved one doesn’t seem to believe they’re sick, they may have anosognosia.
September 29, 2021
How Does Bipolar Disorder Affect The Brain?

How Does Bipolar Disorder Affect The Brain?

How does bipolar disorder affect the brain? How does this condition affect a person’s memory, learning, speech, and emotional regulation? Learn more here.
September 28, 2021
Famous People with Bipolar Disorder

Famous People with Bipolar Disorder

There are many famous people with bipolar disorder who have shared their struggles, spreading advocacy for mental health awareness and treatment.
September 23, 2021
How to Tell Someone You’re Depressed

How to Tell Someone You’re Depressed

Our Banyan mental health rehab in Florida is sharing tips on how to tell someone you’re depressed. Visit us here to learn more.
September 13, 2021
How to Overcome Agoraphobia

How to Overcome Agoraphobia

Our Banyan mental health rehab in Florida is sharing some tips on how to overcome agoraphobia that can help you.
September 3, 2021
How Does Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Work For OCD?

How Does Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Work for OCD?

How does cognitive behavioral therapy work for OCD? Our mental health rehab in Florida is sharing everything you need to know.
August 23, 2021
How to Help Someone with Bipolar Disorder

How to Help Someone with Bipolar Disorder

Our Banyan mental health rehab in Boca is sharing some examples of what not to say to someone with schizophrenia.
August 20, 2021
what not to say to someone with schizophrenia

What Not to Say to Someone with Schizophrenia

Our Banyan mental health rehab in Boca is sharing some examples of what not to say to someone with schizophrenia.
August 17, 2021
lil wayne

Lil Wayne’s Mental Health Struggles

Rapper Lil Wayne discusses his childhood suicide attempt and mental health struggles. Learn more here.
August 16, 2021
How Long Does Agoraphobia Last?

How Long Does Agoraphobia Last?

How long does agoraphobia last? Our Banyan Mental Health center is sharing some insight on symptoms and treatment options.
August 6, 2021
What to say to someone with body dismorphia

What to Say to Someone with Body Dysmorphia

Visit our Banyan Mental Health center for examples of what to say to someone with body dysmorphia and some helpful tips.
August 2, 2021

Best Jobs for People with Social Anxiety

Our Banyan Mental Health rehab in Florida is sharing a list of the best jobs for people with social anxiety that may help you find your dream career.
July 22, 2021
How to Get Out of A Depression Funk

How to Get Out of A Depression Funk

Banyan Mental Health is sharing some tips on how to get out of a depression funk that can help you or a loved one.
July 20, 2021
What Causes Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

What Causes Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

Banyan Mental Health is sharing what causes compulsive disorder and the different types of symptoms it produces.
July 7, 2021
postpartum depression in men

Postpartum Depression in Men

Yes, postpartum depression in men is very real, and our mental health facility is sharing why it happens and the signs to look out for.
July 1, 2021

Is Mental Illness on The Rise?

Is mental illness on the rise? Our Banyan facility in Boca Raton is shedding light on the prevalence of mental health in the U.S.
June 16, 2021

Understanding Body Dysmorphia

Understanding body dysmorphia is crucial to treating it and supporting those who suffer from it. Visit us here to learn more about BDD.
June 16, 2021

How to Help Someone with an Eating Disorder

We’re sharing some tips on how to help someone with an eating disorder that can guide you in assisting your spouse, friend, or family member.
June 15, 2021
Celebrity Quotes About Mental Illness

Celebrity Quotes About Mental Illness

We’re sharing some celebrity quotes about mental illness that can inspire you to get help for your condition and stay motivated in your journey.
June 7, 2021
dating someone with bipolar disorder

Dating Someone with Bipolar Disorder

We’re sharing some tips for dating someone with bipolar disorder and signs of this condition you should look out for in your partner.
May 28, 2021
ptsd awareness day

PTSD Awareness Day

PTSD Awareness Day is on June 27th and our Banyan mental health program is sharing some additional resources and ways you can participate.
May 25, 2021
difference between agoraphobia and social anxiety

Difference Between Agoraphobia and Social Anxiety

There are various anxiety disorders and they're all distinct. We're sharing the difference between agoraphobia and social anxiety.
May 18, 2021
understanding mental illness relapse

Understanding Mental Illness Relapse

Relapse can also occur with mental disorders. Understanding mental illness relapse is necessary for spreading awareness and helping others.
May 10, 2021
signs of body dismorphia

Signs of Body Dysmorphia

Body dysmorphia is a mental disorder characterized by obsessively thinking about real and perceived flaws. You can read about the signs of body dysmorphia here.
May 4, 2021
dangers of misdiagnosed mental illness

Dangers of a Misdiagnosed Mental Disorder

It's important to understand a mental illness to treat it. We’re sharing the dangers of a misdiagnosed mental disorder and ways to avoid them.
April 22, 2021
how to help someone with agoraphobia

How to Help Someone with Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder that can diminish a person’s quality of life; offering support to a loved one can help. We’re sharing some tips on how to help someone with agoraphobia.
April 20, 2021
tips for traveling with anxiety

7 Tips for Traveling with Anxiety

Traveling with a mental illness like anxiety can be difficult. But don’t let your disorder keep you from enjoying your life! We’re sharing some of the best tips for traveling with anxiety.
April 6, 2021
best movies about mental health

Best Movies About Mental Illness

Mental illness isn’t always accurately portrayed in films, but these movies hit the nail on the head. Visit us here to check out our list of the best movies about mental illness.
March 30, 2021
how schizophrenia was portrayed

How Schizophrenia Was Portrayed in A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind is well-known for its portrayal of John Nash’s life with schizophrenia, but is it accurate? Find out more about how schizophrenia was portrayed in A Beautiful Mind.
March 23, 2021
signs of high functioning depression

Signs of High-Functioning Depression

It can be difficult to identify high-functioning depression in someone because they’re able to continue doing regular things despite having a mental illness. Visit us here to learn about the signs of high-functioning depression.
March 17, 2021

Signs of an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders can lead to a variety of health problems that can be fatal. Our mental health care center in Florida is sharing signs of an eating disorder that everyone should know.
March 9, 2021
the dangers of antidepressants

The Dangers of Antidepressants

Just because antidepressants are so commonly prescribed doesn’t mean they’re entirely safe. Visit us here to learn more about the dangers of antidepressants and why you should think twice before taking them.
March 8, 2021
hallucinogens

How Hallucinogens Affect Mental Health

Psychedelics and mental illness are linked because these drugs are often used to cope with mental health issues. Learn more here about how hallucinogens affect mental health and why you should try professional treatment instead.
February 24, 2021
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
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.
December 1, 2020
How To Break Mental Health Stigmas

How to Break Mental Health Stigmas and Stereotypes

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.
November 5, 2020
Self Help Books For Mental Illness

Self Help Books for Mental Illness

Visit us here to learn more about some of the best self-help books for mental health and some of our treatment options.
October 27, 2020
The Best Mental Health Quotes To Keep You

The Best Mental Health Quotes to Keep You Inspired

Whether struggle with mental illness or not, these inspirational mental health quotes may make getting through a tough day a little easier.
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 Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week 2020 is 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

Talking about mental illness doesn’t have to be challenging. Here are some tips on how to teach your kids about mental health that can help.
September 22, 2020
How Long Does Depression Last?

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

How long does depression last? If you’ve ever asked yourself this, visit us here to learn more about depressive episode durations and contributing factors.
September 8, 2020
What Is Trauma Bonding

The Dangers of Trauma Bonding & How to Break it

Avoid the possible dangers of a trauma bond by learning how to break free. Here are some ways you can break out of an unhealthy relationship.
September 7, 2020

The Biggest Misconceptions About Mental Illness

There are many harmful misconceptions about mental illness that can prevent someone from asking for help. Here are some you should know about.
August 25, 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Month 2020

With September being National Suicide Prevention Month, now is the time to speak up and spread awareness to prevent further tragedy.
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.
August 19, 2020

Hair Pulling Problems? How to Stop Trichotillomania

Random bald spots or patchy areas of hair can be unsightly, but these tips on how to stop trichotillomania could help eliminate these problems for good.