Is Your Teen at Risk?

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL TIME CAN TRIGGER MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE Millions of teenagers across the country struggle with depression, anxiety and other behavioral health issues. In fact, a staggering 20 percent of 13 to 17-year-olds live with a mental health condition, and 50 percent of all lifetime mental illness cases begin by age 14. For parents… continue reading »

Keeping track of medications is vital

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Original article on Cape Gazette As new medicines develop to help you live a healthy life, it’s vital to keep track of medications you’re taking. In the United States, 82 percent of adults take one medication, and 29 percent take five or more medications. While this increase in use is probably related to the increased… continue reading »

May is Mental Health Month

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Today marks the start of National Mental Health Month. For 70 years, the U.S. has honored this observance to build awareness about the importance of mental health. Check out this video from the National Association for Behavioral Healthcare and help us spread the word to break down barriers and give all patients true access to… continue reading »

AIA: A new era dawns in behavioral health design

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The American Institute of Architects, March 18, 2019 — Departing from the institutionalized care of the past, architects are designing behavioral health hospitals, clinics, and specialized environments that better reflect the needs of patients and staff. Erin Sharp Newton has spent years designing buildings in cities around the globe, always with a focus on how her work… continue reading »

The State of Mental Health in America

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Mental Health America recently released its latest report on the state of mental health in America. We’ve included some of their key findings in the following. Read the full report here. Over 44 million American adults have a mental health condition. Since the release of the first State of Mental Health in America report (2015),… continue reading »