How To Help A Friend With Depression

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There is nothing quite as painful as witnessing a friend or family member struggle with depression. Unfortunately, people of all ages are experiencing more depression than before the pandemic. According to the United Health Foundation, depression and other mental distress increased in Kentucky by 26% during the Coronavirus in 2020. The likelihood of having a… continue reading »

Triggers For Depression

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Depression can feel isolating. When it’s at its worst, depression can make you feel like the world outside your bedroom is dark and threatening. At Sun Behavioral Health Kentucky, we want you to know you’re never alone in this. In fact, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, over 43% of adults in Kentucky… continue reading »

High-Functioning Depression

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According to the University of Kentucky, in 2021, residents of The Bluegrass State had the 9th poorest mental health rating in the United States. You might wonder who these people who suffer from poor mental health are. You might think you don’t know anyone who suffers from a mental health condition. The truth is that… continue reading »

Can Depression Be Hereditary

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There are a lot of opinions about depression common in society. Some believe depression is caused only by genetic factors. Others will argue that life circumstances cause depression. If you are in the midst of depression, you may simply want a treatment to help you overcome the overwhelming feelings of sadness you are experiencing. Understanding… continue reading »

Signs Of Severe Depression

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Many think depression is the same thing as “feeling sad” or “going through a hard time.” The reality? Depression is a mood disorder that impacts every aspect of someone’s life. It disrupts sleep, physical health, and emotional well-being. It’s painful for the person suffering and it’s painful for their family and friends to watch. If… continue reading »

PTSD in Teens

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Imagine how your teenage son or daughter would feel if you or a close loved one suddenly passed away. Would he or she be able to cope? Or would he suddenly find himself having extreme difficulties in school and lashing out against those that love and cherish him? This scenario isn’t unique or even very… continue reading »

Types of Depression

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Depression, also commonly referred to as major depressive disorder or clinical depression, can disrupt someone’s life who is suffering from it. It is a common mood disorder affecting 22.84% of Kentucky’s population. Various types of depression can happen at different stages in life. But, for the most part, there are eight common types of depression…. continue reading »

Symptoms of Panic Disorder

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Do you ever get this feeling out of the blue that the world is crashing and burning around you? One moment you are alright, going about your day, and then the next your heart is pounding, you feel like you’re choking, your vision is starting to cloud, and the fear that you are going to… continue reading »

Symptoms of PTSD

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What Are the Symptoms of PTSD? Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night covered in sweat and breathing heavily after nightmares? Do you ever zone out and become overwhelmed with the thought of something from your past that haunts you to this day? Does a random sound, sight, or smell send… continue reading »