Veteran Perspectives: Transitioning to Life Post-Military

Veteran Perspectives: Transitioning to Life Post-Military Why do some veterans struggle with the transition when returning to civilian life, while others have little or no difficulty at all? For many men and women who have served in the armed services, this transition...

Understanding African-American Women & Trauma

Understanding African-American Women & Trauma May is Mental Health Awareness Month. According to the U. S. Office of Minority Health, women in general are at least twice as likely to experience an episode of major depression as men. And, compared to their...

African-American Men: A Mental Health & Wellness Conversation

African-American Men: A Mental Health & Wellness Conversation May is Mental Health Awareness Month. According to the U. S. Office of Minority Health , 1 in 5 adult black males is likely to report psychological difficulty….yet conversations about the effects...

Facing Your Fears

Facing Your Fears Do fear and anxiety keep you from dealing with unavoidable situations and emotions?  You are not alone. It’s natural for most of us to want to avoid painful experiences. Often just thinking about taking the risk of facing something painful or...

Understanding ADHD

Understanding ADHD ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) can have a significant social impact on patients’ lives, causing disruption at school, work, and in relationships.  ADHD can significantly reduce the quality of life of children, adolescents, and...

Depression, Trauma & Anxiety: The Impact on Marriages & Families

Depression, Trauma & Anxiety: The Impact on Marriages & Families My dad is depressed and we don’t know what to do…My spouse is a victim of trauma – what do we do about the impact to our marriage? How does trauma, anxiety, and depression impact marriages and...

CBD & Mental Health: What You Need to Know

CBD & Mental Health: What You Need to Know CBD has exploded onto the American wellness market. No longer is it confined in hushed tones to the world of the seriously ill. It has to blasted open new (though sometimes still uneasy) conversations in the everyday...