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Postpartum Depression and the Baby Blues

…Depression: Detection and Treatment. American Family Physician, 59(8), 2247. https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0415/p2247.html Levis, B., Negeri, Z., Sun, Y., Benedetti, A., Thombs, B. D., & DEPRESsion Screening Data (DEPRESSD) EPDS Group. (2020). Accuracy…

Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse and Mental Health

…August 1. Comorbidity: Substance Use Disorders and Other Mental Illnesses. Retrieved from National Institute on Drug Abuse on July 15, 2021. https://www.drugabuse.gov/sites/default/files/rrcomorbidity.pdf Get more help Co-Occurring: Mental Health and Substance…

ADHD in Children

…ADHD in Children. American Family Physician, 90(7), 456–464. https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1001/p456.html Rytter, M. J. H., Andersen, L. B. B., Houmann, T., Bilenberg, N., Hvolby, A., Mølgaard, C., Michaelsen, K. F., & Lauritzen,…

Underage Drinking and Teen Alcohol Use

…2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Detailed Tables, SAMHSA, CBHSQ.” Accessed July 15, 2021. https://www.samhsa.gov/data/sites/default/files/reports/rpt29394/NSDUHDetailedTabs2019/NSDUHDetTabsSect2pe2019.htm#tab2-6b Schilling, Elizabeth A., Robert H. Aseltine, Jaime L. Glanovsky, Amy James, and Douglas…

Job Loss and Unemployment Stress

…job search. Network for new employment. The vast majority of job openings are never advertised; they’re filled by networking. Networking may sound intimidating or difficult, especially when it comes to…

Autism in Adults

…and become an important part of someone else’s social support network. Group sessions can also help you gain a better understanding of the neurodiversity movement, which aims to erase the…

Stress Management

…to lean on when you feel overwhelmed by stress, but by building and maintaining a network of close friends you can improve your resiliency to life’s stressors. Tips for building…

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

…anxiety disorders: Current state of the evidence. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience, 13(4), 413–421. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3263389/ Tolin, D. F. (2010). Is cognitive–behavioral therapy more effective than other therapies?: A meta-analytic review. Clinical…

Phobias and Irrational Fears

…relieving anxiety. Sight – Look at anything that relaxes you or makes you smile: a beautiful view, family photos, cat pictures on the Internet. Sound – Listen to soothing music,…

Online Therapy: Is it Right for You?

…may be an effective solution. Here’s all you need to know. What is online therapy? Online therapy is the provision of professional mental health counseling via the internet, usually through…

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This holiday season alone, millions of people will turn to HelpGuide for free mental health guidance and support. But as an independent nonprofit that doesn’t run ads or charge for our content, we can’t do it without you.

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