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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For many people, the holidays can bring about stress and anxiety. Banyan Mental Health addresses holiday anxiety and how to manage these feelings in order to enjoy this time with loved ones. Learn more here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.