a woman struggles with severe depression

How to Treat Severe Depression

Severe depression can include feelings of hopelessness, increased irritability, loss of pleasure, trouble concentrating or sleeping, or thoughts of death or suicide. It refers to depression that is more exhausting, problematic, and life-threatening, and symptoms typically interfere with a person’s everyday routine. Severe depression can threaten a person’s ability to think logically, making it harder…

a woman struggling with mental illness uses coping skills

Coping Skills Development for Mental Illness

Coping skills are ways people can deal with mental health conditions to attain optimal mental health and comfort. Coping skills can take many forms. Many of those with mental illness use their own unique coping skills to manage their thoughts, feelings, and actions, and when they do, they find that they experience improved mental health…

women discuss emdr therapy for trauma

What Is EMDR Therapy?

EMDR therapy is a therapeutic process that helps to address upsetting feelings and negative thoughts connected to trauma. Many patients who suffer from PTSD and other mental health disorders have found that EMDR has helped to restore their lives. It allows people to free themselves from harmful memories that hinder their recovery and prevent them…