Considering Group Therapy? Here are 3 Reasons Why You Should

Considering Group Therapy? Here are 3 Reasons Why You Should

Group therapy provides a convenient safety net on which to build our strength as individuals while discovering a common bond as part of a larger community. For many who are on the fence about individual therapy, group therapy provides a more comfortable and satisfying bridge to healing.

There is power in belonging.

7 Simple Ways to Celebrate World Mental Health Day Everyday!

7 Simple Ways to Celebrate World Mental Health Day Everyday!

Depression affects 350 million people worldwide. 1 in 5 New Yorkers experiences a mental health disorder in a given year. A large percentage of public high school students report feeling sad or hopeless on a daily basis. Stress-related medical conditions and diminished productivity in the workplace costs U.S. businesses around $300 billion a year!

Mental health affects all aspects of our lives — and will affect someone we know! We can and MUST all do something to help shed a more positive light on mental health.

Wondering how you can observe this day for yourself? Here are 7 ways to do so.

Am I Stressed or Depressed?

Am I Stressed or Depressed?

Honestly, it’s easy to get confused. It’s also easy to want to be confused as it’s often more acceptable to confess that you are struggling with stress than with depression. In our fast-paced, competitive, and wealth-driven societies, studies and surveys on stress are everywhere. Even though one condition is regularly concealed and the other so common, doesn’t mean we should remain uninformed or indifferent to the more severe signs and symptoms of both. 

The S Word Can Kill You

The S Word Can Kill You

Stigma and silence have power. But acceptance and sharing are even more powerful.

Are you one of many millennials suffering in silence? Even a decade ago, when many millennials would have been in high school or about to start their undergraduate careers, data showed that they suffered the same level of anxiety as the average psychiatric patient in the early 1950’s!

Millennials: From Crisis to Community

Millennials: From Crisis to Community

Over the last two weeks, we have discussed 2 characteristics that make the millennial generation unlike any other before it: their impressive entrepreneurial spirit and the acute stress they suffer. Yet, there is another distinguishing trait that makes millennials stand out: millennials will utilize social media to promote and fund a charitable organization. In fact, an extraordinary 94% of millennials prefer to use their skills to benefit a cause.