What is a "Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder?"

There are several mental health disorders that can affect women and their families during the “perinatal” period which is the time of pregnancy or anytime during the first year after birth.  There is a greater occurrence...

What is PTSD?

PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) is a mental health problem that some people may develop after experiencing or witnessing dangerous, shocking, scary or life-threatening events. These events can be natural disasters, motor vehicle accidents, violent eve...

What is depression?

Depression is more than feeling sad all the time. People with depression oftentimes find it difficult to make it through their everyday lives. Depression can interfere with different aspects of your life including your sleep and appetite. Because dep...

What is bipolar disorder?

Bipolar disorder can involve unusual mood changes that are on different ends of the mood spectrum: manic, depressed or mixed (both manic and depressed at the same time). Some days you can feel overly energized and very productive (can last for...

What is anxiety?

It’s common to feel anxious (fear & worry) prior to a significant event such as a presentation, job interview, romantic date, or a school examination.

What are anxiety disorders?

Anxiety disorders are more than the normal anxiety that is felt prior to sig...

What is Alcoholism?

Alcoholism is a form of alcohol use disorder. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA),“Problem drinking that becomes severe is given the medical diagnosis of “alcohol use disorder” or AUD.  AUD is a chronic relapsi...

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