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5 Things To Avoid Before Bed For Better Sleep

5 Things To Avoid Before Bed For Better Sleep

Sleep is crucial for your mental health and well-being. However, sleep problems plague a majority of people dealing with mental health problems. Most commonly affected are those struggling with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and attention problems. Here are...

Guest Blog: Why Can’t I Just Stop the Desire to Drink?

Guest Blog: Why Can’t I Just Stop the Desire to Drink?

Preface: The following is an interesting blog post from Derek Madden, a recovering alcoholic who helps grow the sober community with IAmSoberApp.com. All views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and do not represent those of the Cognitive...

10 Things You Should Know Before Seeing a Psychiatrist

10 Things You Should Know Before Seeing a Psychiatrist

Making the decision to see a psychiatrist is a brave decision. It means you recognize you need help and that’s okay because you are not alone. 1 in 5 people have some form of a mental health issue that needs attention by a medical professional. In order to help you...

Guest Blog: Neuro + :  A Non-Medication Treatment for ADD/ADHD

Guest Blog: Neuro + : A Non-Medication Treatment for ADD/ADHD

What is Neuro+? Neuro+ is a game-based attention training program designed to help individuals, especially those with ADHD, exercise their brain in order to develop and improve their attention skills. How does it work? Neuro+ incorporates neurofeedback,...

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 101

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 101

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 101 Growing up involves a series of challenges for children and adolescents. Typical child development necessitates a series of adjustments and changes for both the child and parents as the child experiences ongoing physical and...

What is Trichotillomania? Compulsive Hair Pulling.

What is Trichotillomania? Compulsive Hair Pulling.

What is Trichotillomania? Trichotillomania (TTM or "trich") is a disorder that results in compulsive hair pulling from any site on an individual's body, ultimately causing bald patches. Hair pulling most commonly occurs from the scalp, eyelashes, and eyebrows, but can...

Announcement: FDA Approves a Long-Acting Hydrocodone Formulation

Announcement: FDA Approves a Long-Acting Hydrocodone Formulation

FDA approves a long-acting hydrocodone formulation The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday approved Zohydro ER (long-acting hydrocodone bitartrate extended-release capsules) for management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term...