Ilana Mekler, Author at Mental Health Program at Banyan Treatment Centers
November 22, 2022

Why Accommodations for Anxiety Can Be a Slippery Slope

Banyan Mental Health treatment facility delves into why making constant accommodations for anxiety in a loved one can cause more problems than solve them.
October 31, 2022
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Are You a Doomscroller? How It Impacts Your Mental Health 

We cannot control what happens to us, only how we choose to react to it. Banyan looks at the dangers of being a doomscroller and how it can affect you.
October 17, 2022

Depression Lies to You: What You Shouldn’t Believe

Banyan breaks down a few of the common ways that depression lies to you, along with key points to remember in the midst of those episodes. Click to read more.
September 29, 2022
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PTSS vs. PTSD: Is There a Difference?

It’s easy to confuse certain mental health disorders, but at what cost? Visit Banyan Mental Health here for a guide on the difference between PTSS vs. PTSD.
September 29, 2022
Best Books on Overthinking

Best Books on Overthinking

Rumination is a disruptive symptom of anxiety that can be hard to manage. If you’re going through this, Banyan shares some of the best books on overthinking.
September 6, 2022

Addicted to News: How to Prevent Overload

Being addicted to news can lead to stress, which can contribute to mental illnesses like depression and anxiety. Visit Banyan here to learn how to avoid it!
September 6, 2022

Burnout in Mental Health Professionals

Burnout in mental health professionals is more common than we realized. Banyan Treatment Centers shares causes, signs, and helpful preventative strategies.
August 22, 2022

What Is Undifferentiated Schizophrenia? 

Undifferentiated schizophrenia is a subtype of the disorder that’s used to diagnose a specific group of people. Visit Banyan Mental Health here to learn more.
August 22, 2022

How Parents Affect Their Child’s Mental Health & Tips You Can Follow

Understanding how parents affect their child’s mental health can open the eyes of moms and dads everywhere. Visit Banyan Mental Health here to read more.
August 9, 2022

Residual Schizophrenia: Signs, Symptoms, & Treatment

Residual schizophrenia is one of three phases of the disorder that’s marked by various signs and symptoms. Visit Banyan Mental Health here for more information.
August 9, 2022

Common Unconscious Bias Examples

We unconsciously judge and interact with others all the time. Banyan Mental Health shares some common unconscious bias examples that impact our interactions.
July 21, 2022

Can You Be Addicted to a Person?

Can you be addicted to a person? Visit Banyan Mental Health to learn if it’s love or physical dependency. Read more about related behaviors here!
August 17, 2021
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Lil Wayne’s Mental Health Struggles

Rapper Lil Wayne discusses his childhood suicide attempt and mental health struggles. Learn more here.
August 20, 2020

Lili Reinhart Opens Up About Her Depression

Riverdale actress Lili Reinhart discusses her depression and how she’s learned from it during Covid-19. Learn more here.
May 27, 2020
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Chris Evans Says Anxiety Caused Him to Initially Turn Down Captain America Role

Chris Evans says that he initially turned down the role of Captain America due to suffering from anxiety. Learn more here.
May 22, 2020
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WNBA’s Katie Lou Samuelson Opens Up About Her Mental Health Struggles

WNBA player Katie Lou Samuelson opens up about her mental health journey. Learn more here.
February 19, 2020

Justin Bieber Discusses Mental Health

Justin Bieber’s mental health has been a frequent problem for the pop star. He opens up about that viral photo of him crying and the technique he uses to manage his mental health.
August 13, 2019
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WNBA Player Liz Cambage Discusses Her Battle with Mental Health

In a piece for The Player’s Tribune, Liz Cambage opens up about her mental health and why she was absent from the Aces’ games.
August 6, 2019
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Billie Eilish Discusses Body Dysmorphia, Anxiety, and Other Mental Health Struggles

17-year-old Billie Eilish talks about anxiety, self-harm, body dysmorphia, and depression, in her recent interview for Rolling Stone. Billie Eilish’s mental health struggles show that anyone can deal with mental health disorders, but support is key in healing.
July 23, 2019
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Carrie Underwood Gets Candid About Her Mental Health

Country singer Carrie Underwood opens up about what boosts her mental health. Read more on her tips for improving herself and how you can improve your own mental health as well.
July 8, 2019
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Avicii’s Father on Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

After his son’s untimely passing over a year ago, Kas Bergling, the father of the late EDM DJ Avicii, discusses suicide prevention and his son’s mental health.
June 20, 2019
Kit Harrington

Why the Starks Struggle with their Mental Health – Kit Harrington in Rehab

In May, it was reported that actor Kit Harrington, who portrayed Jon Snow in the blockbuster series Game of Thrones, entered rehab to treat stress and alcohol use problems. Banyan Mental Health explores the pressures and challenges for celebrities and mental health and how fame can be the worst thing for a healthy mind.
June 17, 2019
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Dark Phoenix’s Sophie Turner Talks About Therapy and Mental Health

Dark Phoenix actress Sophie Turner opens up about her past mental health issues and the stigma of therapy.
April 18, 2019
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Britney Spears and Mental Health

Celebrity mental health is a serious issue and Britney Spears knows all about the struggles of dealing with mental illness. Is there justice for Britney?