5 Facts About Students’ Mental Health

1. Anxiety is the top mental health concern among students closely followed by depression. According to the American Psychological Association, about 41% of students suffer from anxiety disorders, and about 36% suffer from depression. 2. Most people experience the first signs of mental illnesses in their teenage years to early 20s. About 50% of mentalContinue reading “5 Facts About Students’ Mental Health”

5 Common Mental Health Myths

1. Medication is the only way to treat a mental health issue. While some people who suffer from mental health illnesses do require medication to manage their symptoms, medication is only one part of the equation. Therapy is also an effective way of treating mental health issues like depression and anxiety. It is important toContinue reading “5 Common Mental Health Myths”

Signs of Depression

How does someone go from being happy and hard-working to sad, sluggish, and distant? How does someone who was once so lively and energetic lose their energy and motivation? Does this sound like you or someone you know? Feeling sad sometimes is normal; everyone feels sad from time to time. However, if this sadness continuesContinue reading “Signs of Depression”