Sexualization of girls can lead to lots of problems including eating disorders, mood disorders and low self-esteem.
Friendships=happiness. Do you have loyal and trustworthy friendships? Connection with others is something we all crave. People usually do and feel better with connected relationships in their lives.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Research shows that talk therapy helps. PTSD is something I specialize in.
Great article about the pressures women face to balance and juggle being a mom, taking care of a home, working and more. Often women get left feeling lonely because their social life gets placed on the back burner. Women and loneliness
Financial Stress in America. Great article about how it may connect to mental health issues.
Utah doctors prescribe controlled substances at a higher rate than many other states. Utah’s predomintately religious culture views taking illicit substances different from taking controlled substances with a prescription. Are they different? Are people looking for doctors to validate their drug use/abuse? You decide.
Great Ted Talk about the courage it takes to open up and “come out” of any “closet.” It takes courage to go to therapy and commit to really working on yourself.
I found this article to be interesting as there is so much perfectionism in Utah culture.
Mental illness impacts more of the American population than most people realize. depression and anxiety are quite common along with many other mood disorders.