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Mental Health Comorbidity

What it is and What to do   You may have heard the term comorbidity when speaking of COVID risk in those with pre-existing conditions. Or you’ve heard a doctor refer to your grandfather’s heart disease and high blood pressure as comorbid diagnoses. Comorbidity is defined as two or more medical conditions in a patient. While

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Combating Seasonal Depression

7 Ways to Beat the Blues this Season   Winter is once again upon us. The days are shorter, the air is colder, and the streets are newly lined with twinkling lights. Yet the “most magical time of the year” can actually be the most difficult time for those living with a type of depression

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Tips To Form Healthy Habits

Forming a new habit is hard, but beneficial to your mental health.  Part of breaking bad habits is accepting that it’s time to change. Self reflection is about noticing the things we want to change about ourselves without being judgmental or harsh. Forming new healthy habits is beneficial to your mental health and well-being, which

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Tips to Manage Social Anxiety

What is Social Anxiety? Also called social phobia, social anxiety disorder is intense anxiety, fear, self-consciousness, and embarrassment toward everyday interactions for fear of being judged or scrutinized by others.  It is common to feel nervous in social situations like job interviews, meeting new people, or giving presentations. However, avoiding social situations altogether out of fear

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Mental Health On College Campuses

Colleges across the country are struggling to keep up with the spike in students seeking mental health services.  In 2015, the Center for Collegiate Mental Health reported that undergraduate students seeking mental health counseling increased by 30% from 2009 to 2015. Results from the 2016 study state that students who are seeking help are likely to

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