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November 5, 2020
Self Help Books For Mental Illness

Self Help Books for Mental Illness

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.
October 27, 2020
The Best Mental Health Quotes To Keep You

The Best Mental Health Quotes to Keep You Inspired

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.
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 Month

Mental Illness Awareness Weeks 2020 in 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

Teaching your children about mental health can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. These tips on how to teach your kids about mental health can help you bridge this gap no matter their age.
September 22, 2020
How Long Does Depression Last?

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

Trauma bonding can be a serious but unexpected result of some types of trauma. Avoid the possible dangers of a trauma bond by learning how to break free.
September 8, 2020
What Is Trauma Bonding

The Dangers of Trauma Bonding & How to Break it

Trauma bonding can be a serious but unexpected result of some types of trauma. Avoid the possible dangers of a trauma bond by learning how to break free.
September 7, 2020

The Biggest Misconceptions About Mental Illness

There are many harmful misconceptions about mental illness that can prevent someone from getting the care they need. At Banyan, we are dispelling these mental health myths and giving you the truth behind mental illness.
August 25, 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Month 2020

: Whether it is the loss of a loved one or a personal experience, many people have stories involving suicide. With September being National Suicide Prevention Month, now is the time to speak up and take a stand.
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 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

Teaching your children about mental health can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. These tips on how to teach your kids about mental health can help you bridge this gap no matter their age.
September 22, 2020
How Long Does Depression Last?

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

Trauma bonding can be a serious but unexpected result of some types of trauma. Avoid the possible dangers of a trauma bond by learning how to break free.
September 8, 2020
What Is Trauma Bonding

The Dangers of Trauma Bonding & How to Break it

Trauma bonding can be a serious but unexpected result of some types of trauma. Avoid the possible dangers of a trauma bond by learning how to break free.
September 7, 2020

The Biggest Misconceptions About Mental Illness

There are many harmful misconceptions about mental illness that can prevent someone from getting the care they need. At Banyan, we are dispelling these mental health myths and giving you the truth behind mental illness.
August 25, 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Month 2020

: Whether it is the loss of a loved one or a personal experience, many people have stories involving suicide. With September being National Suicide Prevention Month, now is the time to speak up and take a stand.
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.
August 5, 2020

Dealing with Social Anxiety After Quarantine

After months of lockdown, the idea of socializing again for many people is overwhelming, but this tips on dealing with social anxiety after quarantine could help.
July 21, 2020

Signs of Self-Harm in Your Loved One

Self-harm may not be what you think, but it can be serious. If you can recognize the signs of self-harm, you can get your loved one the help they need.
July 20, 2020
gender difference in mental health

A Look at Gender Differences in Mental Health

Men and women are not just different because of biology. Based on recurring trends, there appear to be several gender differences in mental health as well.
May 29, 2019
celebrities and mental health

Celebrities Who Struggle with Mental Health Disorders

Celebrities are people too. Theses celebrities with mental illness are speaking out and trying to break the stigma associated with mental health disorders and treatment.
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 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.
February 20, 2019
mental illness

Mental Illness in Young Adults

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
woman holding up sad face

What is an Adjustment Disorder?

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.
January 31, 2019
man dealing with grief

Can Grief and Loss Lead to Mental Illness?

While grief and loss is different for everyone, for some people, the mental effects of grief could lead to the development of a mental health disorder. Learn more about the connection between grief and mental illness.
January 17, 2019
woman with anxiety

Tips for Anxiety Relief

Banyan Mental Health explains quick tips for how to relieve your anxiety. If you suffer from extreme anxiety, help is available. Learn more here.
December 26, 2018
bipolar woman holding sand

What is the Difference Between Bipolar 1 and Bipolar 2?

Banyan Mental Health explains the main difference between bipolar 1 and bipolar 2. We discuss the common symptoms and how to treat bipolar disorder. Learn more here.
December 26, 2018
women exercising

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.
December 20, 2018
New Years fireworks

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 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 8, 2018

How to Handle Anxiety at Work

When your anxiety disorder disrupts your work, this can be detrimental for your overall health. Banyan Mental Health explains how to handle anxiety at work. Learn more here.
December 8, 2018

Holidays Increase Anxiety Levels?

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.
October 12, 2018

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is approaching on October 10, and there are ways you can contribute to bring about awareness and mental health education. Learn more here.