September 6, 2019

Mental Health in Athletes

Mental health in athletes is often ignored and the emphasis instead is placed on the physical tolls. At Banyan Mental Health, we are giving you the facts on athletes with mental illness and the mental toll that playing a sport can have.
September 6, 2019

National Suicide Prevention Week

National Suicide Prevention Week is September 9 to September 15. At Banyan Mental Health, we are going over the shocking suicide statistics in the United States and what you can do to help.
August 30, 2019

Mental Illness in the Media

Mental health in the media is everywhere, and our mental health treatment center is discussing the good, the bad, and the ugly of mental illness portrayal in the media.
August 16, 2019

Myths About Schizophrenia

Because of exaggerated movies, horror stories in the news, and a history of ignorance, schizophrenia myths have run rampant. Our mental health treatment center in Boca is here to clear up the confusion on this mental health disorder and set the facts straight.
August 16, 2019

Depressed Brain vs. Normal Brain

Depression affects a person’s physical, mental, and emotional state, and the brain of someone with depression can be very different. At Banyan Mental Health, we are looking into a depressed brain vs. a normal brain.
August 13, 2019

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 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 31, 2019

Does Sleep Apnea Cause Depression?

Studies have linked sleep apnea to depression, but how exactly does a sleep disorder affect mental health? Banyan Mental Health shares insight on the connection between these two disorders along with treatment suggestions for recovery from depression.
July 23, 2019

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’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 28, 2019

Social Media Effects on Mental Health

In 2019, you would be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t use any social media sites. With this heavy use comes the staggering social media effects on mental health.
June 20, 2019

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.
December 7, 2017
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How Yoga Can Help Depression and Other Mental Health Issues

Yoga modulates the body’s perceived stress and anxiety levels by slowing down rapid breathing and heart rate, lowering blood pressure, and increasing heart rate variability. This increases “feel good” neurotransmitters in the brain, which is a GABA booster.
January 19, 2018
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Which Program at Banyan Treatment Center May Be Right for You?

It is a totally normal feeling to be scared when admitting into treatment. We understand that change can incite feelings of anxiousness and worry, but there is nothing to fear.
February 19, 2018
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The Role of Social Work in Mental Health Treatment

It is a totally normal feeling to be scared when admitting into treatment. We understand that change can incite feelings of anxiousness and worry, but there is nothing to fear.
February 27, 2018
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What to Expect during Mental Health Treatment

The mental health program at Banyan offers customized care for all mental health and co-occurring disorders. We share with you what to expect during treatment. Learn more here.
February 27, 2018
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How do I Treat my Anxiety Disorder?

The mental health program at Banyan offers numerous treatment methods for all mental health disorders including anxiety disorders. Learn more about the anxiety disorder treatment that is available and how you can actively manage your anxiety.
April 10, 2018
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What is Motivational Interviewing?

Motivational Interviewing is a therapy technique that can help address mental health disorders, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders. Contact Banyan Mental Health to learn more about the benefits of Motivational Interviewing.
April 10, 2018
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The Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy helps patients take greater control of their emotions and actions. Banyan Mental Health offers CBT, and many other therapies in the residential mental health program. Contact Banyan today to learn more about treatment options.
April 24, 2018

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

The Banyan Mental Health Program in Boca Raton shares with you the benefits of cognitive behavioral therapy and how this therapy method contributes to the proper management of any mental health disorder. Learn more here.
June 1, 2018

How Motivational Interviewing Can Treat Mental Illness

The symptoms of a mental health disorder can be very similar to those of addiction. A co-occurring disorder is when someone experiences both diseases at the same time. Banyan Mental Health discusses the common symptoms of co-occurring disorders and how to treat them.
June 27, 2018

How Group Therapy Can Help Treat Bipolar Disorder

Recent studies have shown that group therapy can help treat bipolar disorder, and the treatment experts at Banyan Mental Health provide effective treatment for all patients. Learn more about the effective treatment methods for bipolar disorder.
October 10, 2018

The Importance of Building Self-Esteem

Banyan Mental Health provides treatment for any disorder and we discuss the common warnings signs that your child needs mental health treatment. Learn more here.
October 11, 2018

How Group Therapy Can Treat Mental Illness

Mental illness can be treated through a variety of therapy methods. Learn more about group therapy for mental health treatment and how it’s beneficial.
November 13, 2018

The Power of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Dialectical behavioral therapy is a mental health treatment technique that allows patients to replace negative thoughts with positive behaviors. Learn more about how DBT can treat any mental illness.
December 20, 2018

How Therapy Can Improve Your Life

Banyan Mental Health explains the many benefits of going to consistent therapy. Therapy can help manage your symptoms if you are dealing with depression or anxiety.
December 20, 2018

Mental Health Goals for the New Year

As the year comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. Banyan Mental Health discusses mental health goals that you can set for yourself in 2019. Learn more here.
December 26, 2018

How Exercise Can Improve Your Mental Health

Banyan Mental Health explains the many mental health benefits of exercise. Exercise can reduce the symptoms of a mental health illness and greatly improve one’s health and well-being.
March 21, 2019
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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.