When Should You Consider Group Therapy? The Answer Might Surprise You.

By Wesley H. Gallagher Let’s face the facts: therapy is expensive. Even with insurance, the cost of individual therapy can be enough to keep people from seeking the help they need. While it’s easy to say money shouldn’t be an issue when it comes to mental health, the fact of the matter is that therapy…

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…