November 5, 2019
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Seasonal Affective Disorder Symptoms

Seasonal affective disorder is more than just the winter blues. Learn more about recognizing the seasonal affective disorder symptoms, so that you can get you or your loved one help.
October 22, 2019
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Helpful Tips for Maintaining Mental Health During the Holidays

For many people, the holiday season may not be so cheery, but at Banyan Mental Health, we are providing some helpful hints for maintaining good mental health during the holidays.
October 21, 2019
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Coastal Living Linked with Better Mental Health

Could living near the beach reduce anxiety and depression? A new study discusses how coastal living is linked to better mental health.
October 16, 2019
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Ways to Reduce Anxiety Before Bed Without Pills

Do you struggle with anxiety and falling asleep? You are not alone. Tammy Malloy shares some tips on how to reduce anxiety before bed.
October 2, 2019
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Bipolar Disorder and Creativity

While bipolar disorder is often thought of as a series of highs and lows, it also involves some unexpected associations. Learn more about the link between bipolar disorder and creativity.
October 2, 2019
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Psychological Effects of Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is an all too frequent occurrence with devastating results. Our mental health facility explains the psychological effect of sexual assault and how to get help.
September 30, 2019
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Signs of An Anxiety Attack

Anxiety comes with many symptoms and sometimes that includes an anxiety attack. At Banyan Mental Health, we are going over the signs of an anxiety attack to help you recognize it if this happens to you.
September 24, 2019
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Mental Health Issues After Natural Disasters

Natural disasters can cause physical damage that can crush homes and ruin lives, but the destruction doesn’t stop there. At Banyan Mental Health, we are discussing the mental health issues after natural disasters that can have a long-lasting negative impact.
September 6, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
December 26, 2018

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.
January 17, 2019

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.
January 31, 2019

Can Grief and Loss Lead to Mental Illness?

Coping with loss can take some time and the grieving process is different for everyone. Learn more about how your mental health is affected when you lose a loved one.
February 3, 2019

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.
February 20, 2019
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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 26, 2019
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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.
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.
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.
March 25, 2019
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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.
April 3, 2019
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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.
April 5, 2019
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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 18, 2019
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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 23, 2019
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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 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.
May 8, 2019
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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.
May 21, 2019
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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 29, 2019
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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.