Uncategorized Archives - 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!
January 27, 2021
Coping with Body Dysmorphia

Coping with Body Dysmorphia

If you continuously obsess over your physical appearance, then you may be struggling with body dysmorphic disorder. Here are some tips for coping with body dysmorphia.
October 27, 2020

Why Depression is So Common

Lots of research has been conducted to find out why depression is so common. To learn more about why depression seems to be more common now, visit us here.
October 7, 2020
Using Pet Therapy for Depression

Using Animal Therapy for Depression

Many people find comfort in animals; but could there be more to it? Learn more about the effectiveness of animal therapy for depression and what this could mean for you.
September 22, 2020
How To Help Someone Struggling with Suicidal Thoughts

How to Help Someone Struggling with Suicidal Thoughts

If you believe someone you love is suicidal, it is important to not wait to act. These tips on how to help someone struggling with suicidal thoughts could make all the difference.
September 22, 2020
How To Teach Your Kids About Mental Health

How to Teach Your Kids About Mental Health

Talking about mental illness doesn’t have to be challenging. Here are some tips on how to teach your kids about mental health that can help.
September 22, 2020
How Long Does Depression Last?

How Long Does Depression Last? & Will It Go Away on Its Own?

How long does depression last? If you’ve ever asked yourself this, visit us here to learn more about depressive episode durations and contributing factors.
September 8, 2020
What Is Trauma Bonding

The Dangers of Trauma Bonding & How to Break it

Our Banyan mental health rehab is sharing the negative effects of trauma bonding, common causes, and how to break this type of relationship. Read more here.
September 7, 2020

The Biggest Misconceptions About Mental Illness

There are many harmful misconceptions about mental illness that can prevent someone from asking for help. Here are some you should know about.
August 25, 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Month 2020

With September being National Suicide Prevention Month, now is the time to speak up and spread awareness to prevent further tragedy.
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.
August 19, 2020

Hair Pulling Problems? How to Stop Trichotillomania

Random bald spots or patchy areas of hair can be unsightly, but these tips on how to stop trichotillomania could help eliminate these problems for good.
August 5, 2020

Dealing with Social Anxiety After Quarantine

After months of lockdown, the idea of socializing again for many people is overwhelming, but this tips on dealing with social anxiety after quarantine could help.
July 21, 2020

Signs of Self-Harm in Your Loved One

Self-harm may not be what you think, but it can be serious. If you can recognize the signs of self-harm, you can get your loved one the help they need.
July 20, 2020
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A Look at Gender Differences in Mental Health

Men and women are not just different because of biology. Based on recurring trends, there appear to be several gender differences in mental health as well.
May 29, 2019
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Celebrities Who Struggle with Mental Health Disorders

Celebrities are people too. Theses celebrities with mental illness are speaking out and trying to break the stigma associated with mental health disorders and treatment.
May 21, 2019
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What Are the Different Types of Thought Disorders?

Thought disorders are more than confusing speech or writing. While it may seem like disorganized chaos, there are actually many different types of thought disorders that we at Banyan Mental Health want you to be aware of.
May 8, 2019
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First Responders and Mental Health

First responder mental health is a topic of growing concern as part of this population’s occupational hazards include mental health disorders, substance abuse, and even suicide. At Banyan Mental Health, we discuss the details surrounding this profession’s poor mental health.
April 30, 2019
June is PTSD awareness month

June is PTSD Awareness Month

June is PTSD Awareness Month and June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day. In observation of these holidays, we are providing the general public with some symptoms of PTSD to look out for so that you can get your loved one the help they need.
April 23, 2019
May is mental health month

May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and our Banyan Mental Health program is here to give you the facts and help break down the stigma surrounding mental health disorders.
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?
April 5, 2019
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What Does a Mental Health Diagnosis Consist of?

Do you worry that you or a loved one may have a mental health disorder? There is only one way to find out. Our mental healthcare providers walk you through the process of a mental health assessment, so you know what to expect.
April 3, 2019
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How Childhood Trauma Can Affect Daily Life

We all have adverse experiences as children, but can trauma in adolescence really affect you into adulthood? As providers of mental health treatment in Boca, we clear up the confusion about the effects of childhood trauma on adults.
March 25, 2019
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How to Help your Loved One Who Has Suicidal Thoughts

It can be difficult to know how to help a loved one who has suicidal thoughts. At Banyan Mental Health, we give you some advice about how to help the person you love.
March 21, 2019
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Can Pet Therapy Treat Mental Illness

Pet therapy is not a new concept, but it is becoming more popular. Our Banyan mental health program explains whether using pet therapy to treat mental illness is a good option and gives you insight into this emerging therapy technique.
March 6, 2019

How Depression Leads to Substance Abuse

Depression and substance abuse are too often linked, creating a cooccurring disorder. When people are suffering from depression, they may turn to drugs or alcohol for help. Before they know it, they are addicted, and it starts to take over their life.
February 26, 2019
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4 Ways to Help a Family Member with Depression

If you know of a family member with depression, you don’t need to feel lost or helpless. There are ways to help. As a mental health program in Boca that deals with depression, we have a few pointers to help your struggling family member during their depression.
February 20, 2019
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Mental Illness in Young Adults

Mental illness in teens is not uncommon. Childhood mental health disorders can plague the lives of teens and young adults, causing them to feel depressed or abuse drugs. Learn to recognize these issues so that you can find the proper mental health treatment for your child.
February 3, 2019
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What is an Adjustment Disorder?

Banyan Mental Health explains what an adjustment disorder is and how someone can overcome this disease. Learn more about the common adjustment disorder symptoms and the treatment that is available.
January 31, 2019
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Can Grief and Loss Lead to Mental Illness?

While grief and loss is different for everyone, for some people, the mental effects of grief could lead to the development of a mental health disorder. Learn more about the connection between grief and mental illness.
January 17, 2019
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Tips for Anxiety Relief

Banyan Mental Health explains quick tips for how to relieve your anxiety. If you suffer from extreme anxiety, help is available. Learn more here.
December 26, 2018
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What is the Difference Between Bipolar 1 and Bipolar 2?

Banyan Mental Health explains the main difference between bipolar 1 and bipolar 2. We discuss the common symptoms and how to treat bipolar disorder. Learn more here.
December 26, 2018
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How Exercise Can Improve Your Mental Health

Banyan Mental Health explains the many mental health benefits of exercise. Exercise can reduce the symptoms of a mental health illness and greatly improve one’s health and well-being.
December 20, 2018
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Mental Health Goals for the New Year

As the year comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. Banyan Mental Health discusses mental health goals that you can set for yourself in 2019. Learn more here.
December 20, 2018

How Therapy Can Improve Your Life

Banyan Mental Health explains the many benefits of going to consistent therapy. Therapy can help manage your symptoms if you are dealing with depression or anxiety.
December 8, 2018

How to Handle Anxiety at Work

When your anxiety disorder disrupts your work, this can be detrimental for your overall health. Banyan Mental Health explains how to handle anxiety at work. Learn more here.
December 8, 2018

Holidays Increase Anxiety Levels?

For many people, the holidays can bring about stress and anxiety. Banyan Mental Health addresses holiday anxiety and how to manage these feelings in order to enjoy this time with loved ones. Learn more here.
October 12, 2018

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is approaching on October 10, and there are ways you can contribute to bring about awareness and mental health education. Learn more here.