Tag: Mental Health Awareness

A sad woman with PTSD

Spotting Signs of PTSD in Women: Washington Insights

A highly distressing disorder that might develop after a traumatic event is known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is…

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Can You Be Addicted to Depression? Insights into Emotional Attachment

Feeling blue or having a rough day is one thing, and a profound and persistent drain on energy, hope, and…

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Addressing Summer Seasonal Depression in Washington: Understanding the Challenges

At the mention of seasonal depression, most people think of overwhelming sadness and emptiness occurring in the winter. While this…

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Understanding Panic Attack vs Heart Attack in Washington: Local Statistics and Symptoms

Understanding the big difference between a panic attack vs heart attack could be helpful for health management. Both can have…

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A sad woman with ADD or ADHD

ADD vs ADHD: What Are the Key Differences in Symptoms?

When it comes to attention deficit disorders, the terms ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) are…

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Childhood Trauma and the Development of Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder is an emotional disorder characterized by intense relationships and poor self-image. Traumatic childhood experiences like abuse, neglect,…

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A young girl leaning her head on the table suffering from ADHD inattentive type

ADHD Inattentive Type

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complex neurodevelopmental condition that affects people of all ages. There are subtypes of ADHD. One…

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What Is Flat Affect in Schizophrenia: Insights from We Level Up Washington

Flat affect in schizophrenia is commonly a symptom where a person has reduced emotional expression and appears emotionally dull or…

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National Women’s Health Week: Prioritizing Mental Health in Women’s Lives

National Women's Health Week is an initiative set to remind us all of the importance of comprehensive health awareness among…

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Staying Centered in Washington: Grounding Techniques for Anxiety

In Washington, adult females 25–44 from diverse backgrounds often experience anxiety. Managing these feelings is important for mental health. Grounding…

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Rainy Days and Recovery: Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder and Addiction in Washington

The co-occurrence of seasonal affective disorder and addiction in a country like Washington is a relatively frequent phenomenon. Recurring depression…

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Aging and Mental Health in Washington: Addressing the Unique Challenges of the Elderly

With the US population aging, as the United States Census Bureau estimates, the topic of aging and mental health receives…

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The Challenges and Strategies of Living with Someone with Mental Illness

Mental illness touches many lives, more than we often realize. It's not just something that happens to "other people." It…

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Strengthening Bonds in Washington: Understanding ADHD and Relationships

Researchers are giving more attention to the topic of ADHD and relationships, resulting in the development of strategies, practical guidelines,…

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Divorce and Mental Health in Washington State

Divorce and mental health—it is a two-way street. Living with a spouse with a mental health issue can be draining.…

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Dealing with ADHD in the Family: Strategies for Washington State Parents

Dealing with ADHD in the family is not easy for anyone, especially not for a parent of an adult child.…

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A person with a mental health illness

How to Help a Family Member With Mental Illness

Your family is your rock — your source of unconditional understanding and love. You want nothing but the best for…

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Social Anxiety in Adults and Its Effects on the Brain of WA Youth

The conversation on mental health has mainly focused on the rising worries about different types of anxiety, depression, and related…

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The Connection Between OCD and Trauma in Washington State

The way we see mental health disorders has changed dramatically over recent years. Misconceptions we used to have are, thankfully,…

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How To Help Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder

BPD is a complex disorder that affects not only the person who has it but also others who are close…

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