Entries by Janice Rahm

Nervous Breakdown vs. Panic Attack

Have you ever felt like the world is closing in on you? Your heart starts racing, you can’t catch your breath, and everything becomes hazy. You’re not alone. Millions of people experience mental health crises, which can sometimes be hard to differentiate. Take nervous breakdowns and panic attacks, for example. Both share similar symptoms, but […]

How Long Does a Nervous Breakdown Last?

A nervous breakdown is a mental health crisis that describes a state of emotional and physical exhaustion that can result from prolonged and intense stress, anxiety, or a traumatic event. If you’ve ever experienced a nervous breakdown, you may know how terrifying it can be. But how long does a nervous breakdown last? This is […]

What to Do if Someone Is Having a Mental Breakdown?

How would you react if someone you cared for was experiencing a mental breakdown? Do you know the steps you should take to help them? Experiencing any psychological breakdown is often traumatic to both the onlooker and the individual. Knowing how to help them can make a significant difference in reducing the severity of the […]

Mental Health Group Therapy Activities for Adults

Living with a chronic mental health condition can be challenging. Whether it’s anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, or substance use disorders, these conditions can often negatively impact daily life. Mental health issues impact how we think, feel, and behave. As a result, it also affects our social interactions, decision-making, and relationships. The Centers for Disease Control […]

Mental Health Counselor vs. Psychologist

When it comes to dealing with mental health issues, professional counselors and psychologists are invaluable resources. Although both healthcare practitioners share a common goal of improving mental health and emotional well-being, their job responsibilities and treatment approaches differ significantly. These differences can significantly impact the quality of your treatment and the results you want to […]

Mental Health Counseling Services

For over 70 years, May has been designated the National Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. It’s a time to recognize the importance of mental wellness and its impact on our overall well-being, productivity, happiness, and community vitality. But this movement is more than just a reminder to take care of ourselves; it’s […]

Mental Health Disorders and Treatment

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health disorders have been increasing at an alarming rate. But since social distance and quarantining measures were put in place, the circumstance has caused tremendous challenges for individuals, families, and communities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adults with depressive or anxiety disorder symptoms increased […]

Addiction Treatment

Addiction is a chronic and complex disease that requires long-term, intensive treatment. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), approximately 14.5 million Americans ages 12 and over were diagnosed with alcohol use disorder, and 8.3 million Americans were diagnosed with some form of substance use disorder (SUD) in 2019. Regardless of the severity […]

Is IOP Right for Me?

Substance use disorders (SUDs) cost the U.S. millions of dollars per year. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), the harmful use of alcohol, illicit drugs, and prescription medicines cost the U.S. more than $420 billion per year, with more than $120 billion in healthcare costs. However, the consequences of SUDs are not […]

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