Can Anxiety Cause High Blood Pressure?

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You probably feel the onset of anxiety through a variety of physical symptoms. Your hands get sweaty and clammy, tension starts to build in your head, and then you feel a need to start breathing exercises to reduce your clenched chest. You might notice an extreme agitation building as well. You may even feel the… continue reading »

Signs of Suicide

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Important: If you or someone you know has shown any signs of suicide call 9-1-1 immediately. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 800-273-8255. Warning Signs of Suicide: They Are There if You Know What to Look For If you do a Google search for “Is it okay to ask someone if they are suicidal,” you… continue reading »

Dating Someone With Anxiety

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Relationships With General Anxiety Disorder Need Communication, Support—Like All Strong Relationships—to Thrive In any relationship, people need to support each other and communicate well. There will always be challenges to face together; that is the keystone to any relationship. Serious health concerns, financial stress, family loss, child-rearing, job relocation, weight gain, extramarital affairs, fertility issues,… continue reading »

From I to Other: There Are Four Types of Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes extreme changes in a person’s mood, energy, and ability to think clearly, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). It adds that “people with bipolar experience high and low moods—known as mania and depression—which differ from the typical ups-and-downs most people experience.” Bipolar disorder is… continue reading »

What Does an Anxiety Attack Feel Like

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Good question! This is quite easily one of the most popular internet searches when someone is overcome with a list of symptoms such as a clenched stomach, racing heartbeat, and difficulty getting breathing under control. His/her thoughts may start to wonder if it is normal or if they are experiencing a heart attack. Worry and… continue reading »

SUN Behavioral Interview with Radio One

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SUN Behavioral Houston is glad to share that two of our wonderful team members, Brennan Francois and Derrick Burton, joined Smooth on the Move’s KG for a recent podcast. They discussed some of the biggest topics concerning mental health. Specifically, they discuss how resilient black men can be and how to accept mental health treatment… continue reading »

Majic 102.1 Public Affairs Podcast

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SUN leadership was recently interviewed on Houston’s Public Affairs Podcast, where they discussed SUN’s mental health and substance use services, the behavioral health impact of COVID-19 and the important work the organization is doing in the community. Listen to the full podcast below.