Mental Health/Wellness

What You Need to Focus on to Develop Better Mental Health

In recent years, it seems as though the stigma is lifting from the topic of mental health. This is an amazing development for everyone, really. It’s safe to talk about and foster good mental health. And if you’re having issues, you can discuss and address them without stigmatization. So now, let’s talk about getting healthy.Continue Reading “What You Need to Focus on to Develop Better Mental Health”

Mental Health/Wellness

Signs That Your Teen Is Depressed (And How to Help)

Is your teenager skulking around the house again? As a parent, it’s difficult to know whether to file this behavior under normal teenage moodiness or whether it’s something more sinister – like depression or substance abuse. Sadly, conditions like depression or anxiety can quickly lead to your teen abusing alcohol or worse. It’s important toContinue Reading “Signs That Your Teen Is Depressed (And How to Help)”

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Postpartum Depression and the Military Spouse

Guest Post By: Meg Flanagan Postpartum Depression and the Military Spouse It felt like I couldn’t breathe any more, and that every breath I did take was a struggle. The walls kept moving closer and my responsibilities kept getting heavier. I was the glue that held it all together. How could I afford to let itContinue Reading “Postpartum Depression and the Military Spouse”

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Mental Health Needs for National Guard

  Our National Guard, once known as the “weekend warriors”, because training is one weekend per month and two weeks in the summer. The National Guard also responds to disasters in the U.S., as we recently have seen at the Boston Marathon massacre and Hurricane Sandy. Did you know that over half of the U.S.Continue Reading “Mental Health Needs for National Guard”