The days are shorter, the weather is colder, and many people are feeling the challenges of Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD. The winter does affect depression and mental health, but with the right mental health program you can feel your best this winter season.
Professional help is available; not only can a person speak with a mental health counselor to address things like depression or PTSD, but there are financial counselors out there as well. Financial counselors can be extremely beneficial, sitting down with people who are struggling and making plans to address their issues.
There is a common misconception that depression is something a person should simply be able to “snap out of,” especially if they cannot identify the reason that they are feeling depressed. Learn how to cope with depression from Clinical Director of Mental Health Rob Cole, LMHC.
Traditional therapeutic groups, counseling sessions, and family therapy can leave patients feeling drained, maybe discouraged. Recovery, however, is about more than simply learning to put down drugs and alcohol.
You may not have heard of it, but Mental Health Awareness Month has long been celebrated in the United States. If you or a loved one is struggling with a substance abuse or mental health diagnosis, call Banyan Treatment Center today at 888-280-4763 for a free and confidential assessment.