Mental Health Archive

Self Advocacy

10 Things To Do If You've Been a Victim of Sexual Assault

07/06/2019 06:00am | 122 views

By Sarah Bradley

 

Sexual assault is typically something you think will never happen to you—until it does and and you find yourself in desperate need of help and support.

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Career Management

Career Twist of Fate – Supporting Veterinarians

23/04/2019 06:00am | 500 views

As a licensed clinical social worker, I never envisioned that my career path would lead me to work in veterinary medicine; however, in hindsight it makes perfect sense, as my interactions with veterinarians goes as far back as I can remember.  

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Self Advocacy

How to Treat Body Dysmorphic Disorder, According to Experts

29/05/2019 06:00am | 155 views

By Amanda Capritto

 

If you or a loved one are dealing with body dysmorphic disorder, you may be hesitant to ask for help. It’s common to believe that psychological treatment won’t be the answer to your concerns. In fact, if you have BDD, you may have already sought “treatment” in other ways, such as with an aesthetician, dermatologist, hair stylist, dentist, or cosmetic surgeon, depending on the “flaw” you want addressed.

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Treatment Insights

How Human-Animal Interaction Can Help Support our Children’s Mental Wellbeing

22/05/2019 06:00am | 253 views

By Helen Mills (originally published on February 8, 2019)

 

It has been a particularly important week for organizations striving to raise awareness about the importance of our children’s emotional and mental health.

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Treatment Insights

Depression Affects 15% of New Moms. A New Guideline Could Help Prevent It

13/05/2019 06:00am | 207 views

By Jamie Ducharme

 

A new recommendation from a group of independent experts convened by the government could help more new and expecting mothers avoid depression, one of the most common complications of pregnancy and childbirth.

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