How 13 Reasons Why Is Changing the Conversation about Suicide

It’s hard to find a corner of the Internet where people aren’t talking about 13 Reasons Why. This popular Netflix show, adapted from Jay Asher’s bestselling young adult novel, chronicles the life — and subsequent suicide — of high school student Hannah Baker. The story is told through a series of cassette tapes, with each side containing…

How Neuropsychiatry Can Help You Find the Right Medication — Right Now

It took Rachel nearly six months to finally admit she was struggling — and then seek help from a mental health professional for her depression. But then it took another 14 months before she found a treatment regimen that finally restored her to what she terms, “somewhere near normal.” “It was extremely frustrating,” Rachel says….

Inpatient vs. Outpatient: Which Option Is Right for You?

You’ve made the decision that you or a loved one needs help, but that can have you scrambling for information. Do they need to be admitted to take advantage of inpatient services or would an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) or Partial-hospitalization Program (PHP) be the right fit? What’s the difference and how do you know…

Anxiety and Genetics

Mental health disorders are often misunderstood. That includes where the issues originate from in the first place. “One of the largest misconceptions about anxiety is that the disorder is something people ‘bring upon themselves,’” says Healthy Living Editor Lindsay Holmes in a July 2015 Huffington Post article. In the piece, titled “Science Finds Even More…