National Depression Education and Awareness Month

October is National Depression Education and Awareness Month. If you have been following our blogs and social media post, spreading awareness and education on depression is a common topic. You may have even seen our post on Depression and Major Depressive Disorder. We wanted to dig even deeper into the education and awareness aspects of …

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Migraines: More Than Just A Headache

Most of us have heard of migraines before; however, people often associate migraines as being equivalent to headaches. While they do have similarities, migraines and headaches are actually quite different. Migraines are not only a much more severe type of headache, but also often come with a host of other symptoms that can significantly affect …

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Clinical Trials Versus Standard Treatment

When you hear the term “clinical trial” or “research study”, you may have questions about what exactly they entail compared to your standard treatment options. In a previous blog post, we talked about demystifying clinical trials and addressed some of the widely believed myths around participating in them. In this blog post, we will talk …

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What is Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)?

As we have recently begun enrolling for our new social anxiety disorder study, we thought we would share a little more about what SAD actually is. When people hear the term social anxiety disorder or SAD, they may think of someone who is just extremely shy or has a strong dislike for public speaking. However, …

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Maintaining Mental Health in a Post-Pandemic World

As things begin to return to some degree of “normalcy”, we must also acknowledge that for some, things may not necessarily return to what many consider normal. The pandemic alone has affected mental health in various ways. Being cut off from the things you enjoy, social isolation, grief, loss, and even trauma, have hit many …

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Unpacking PTSD

You have probably heard of the condition Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as being common among Veteran’s or those who have endured life-threatening traumatic events. While those events can commonly cause the development of PTSD, it is often much more than that. There are a wide variety of traumatic events that could pave the way for …

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Mental Health Beneath the Surface

You’ve heard us talk about mental health, mental health awareness, and the stigma surrounding it; however, there is still so much to uncover on this subject. In light of Mental Health Awareness Month being right around the corner, we wanted to talk all about it! Firstly, let’s start by distinguishing mental health and mental illness. …

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April is Stress Awareness Month

In observance of Stress Awareness Month, we wanted to talk about stress, stress management, and mental health. Let’s face it. We all have stress; whether it be work stress, academic stress, or just general life stressors that people experience. When stress becomes chronic or coincides with another mental health condition, it can feel overbearing and …

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