Advice

Mental health expert offers advice as holidays lead to rise in anxiety and depression

Mental health expert offers advice as holidays lead to rise in anxiety and depression

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 64% of people report experiencing depression or anxiety during the Christmas holidays. It can be the most wonderful and stressful time of the year. “This expectation of everything comes together,” said Roger Williams, executive director of the Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center. “Nothing against Hallmark movies, but …

Mental health expert offers advice as holidays lead to rise in anxiety and depression Read More »

Mental health expert offers advice as holidays lead to rise in anxiety and depression

Mental health expert offers advice as holidays lead to rise in anxiety and depression

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 64% of people report experiencing depression or anxiety during the Christmas holidays. It can be the most wonderful and stressful time of the year. “This expectation of everything comes together,” said Roger Williams, executive director of the Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center. “Nothing against Hallmark movies, but …

Mental health expert offers advice as holidays lead to rise in anxiety and depression Read More »

Advice |  Ask Sahaj: I feel guilty for moving away from my immigrant parents

Advice | Ask Sahaj: I feel guilty for moving away from my immigrant parents

Comment this story Comment Dear Sahaj: My immigrant parents are my best friends. They have sacrificed so much for me – leaving friends and family behind to start over in a new country, then working to the core for years to build a comfortable, financially secure life for me and my brother. They gave me …

Advice | Ask Sahaj: I feel guilty for moving away from my immigrant parents Read More »

Experts offer advice for people with eating disorders to manage Thanksgiving stress

Experts offer advice for people with eating disorders to manage Thanksgiving stress

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The holidays can be a time of joy, but for some it can also be a time of stress. Experts say Thanksgiving can be a tough time for those with eating disorders. “Thanksgiving can be a really, really tough time, especially because it’s so much more food-focused than a lot of …

Experts offer advice for people with eating disorders to manage Thanksgiving stress Read More »

An anonymous reader said their 50-year-old husband is now constantly exercising and revealed the children complain that they no longer see him.  Used stock image

A shared problem… Clare Bailey, general practitioner and mother of four, gives her essential advice

A shared problem… Clare Bailey, general practitioner and mother of four, gives her some essential advice: how do I stop my husband from working out all the time? An anonymous reader said their husband, 50, is now constantly to exercise Revealed that the children complain that they no longer see him Clare Bailey explained he …

A shared problem… Clare Bailey, general practitioner and mother of four, gives her essential advice Read More »

Mental health providers offer advice for people struggling with fall, winter depression, anxiety

Mental health providers offer advice for people struggling with fall, winter depression, anxiety

CLARKSBURG — The winter months can be a difficult time for many as the days get shorter and holiday pressure increases, and symptoms can worsen for those already suffering from mental health issues. The reasons for the shift are manifold, and modern worries such as pandemic burnout and economic and political issues could exacerbate those …

Mental health providers offer advice for people struggling with fall, winter depression, anxiety Read More »

Advice |  Addiction recovery can be difficult for veterans.  Here are five helpful tips.

Advice | Addiction recovery can be difficult for veterans. Here are five helpful tips.

Comment this story Comment Dustin Brockberg, PhD, is a psychologist and adjunct faculty member at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. He served in the US Army from 2004 to 2008, including a deployment to Iraq. Kerry Brockberg, PhD, is a psychologist and works at the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute (Allina Health). The Brockbergs are the …

Advice | Addiction recovery can be difficult for veterans. Here are five helpful tips. Read More »