by Stephanie Woodrow, LCPC, NCC

As I was being discharged from the hospital after an 11-day stay, a friend texted me: “The hard part’s over!” In one sense she was correct – I’d completed the antibiotics for COVID, my sepsis was gone, and my pneumonia and kidney function were improving. But that was just the physical battle.

by Stephanie Woodrow, LCPC, NCC

The night of Sunday April 19, I stayed home with my dog Ritz watching TV and eating takeout from one of my favorite restaurants. Later that night I became very ill, surprising because I’d been eating at that place for a decade without issue.

by Eric Goodman, PhD

Telling oneself not to be anxious during the COVID-19 pandemic is like trying to tell water not to be wet. These are anxious times.

by Michelle C. Lozano, A-LMFT

I’ve heard from friends countless times that they have considered therapy, but their lives were just too busy for it. Maybe when they had more time, they’d say.

by Suzanne Miller, PhD, Board Member, HealthWell Foundation

by Paul Greene, PhD

Valentine’s Day, Relationships and Depression

by Dave Carbonell, PhD

ADAA member Dave Carbonell, PhD wrote this blog post to accompany his new ADAA webinar. 

“The harder I try, the worst it gets!”

by Michelle Lozano, AMFT

Today, September 10, marks Global Suicide Prevention Day, with the month September being recognized as National Suicide Prevention Month. As a growing pandemic and public health crisis, suicide ranked 10th in leading causes of death overall in the U.S.

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a natural compound that has gained popularity in recent years. Here are some frequently asked questions about CBD answered by two mental health professionals who are working in this area:

by Lynne Siqueland, PhD

Families often ask themselves what to look for to know if their child or teen is struggling with anxiety, depression or OCD. And other families are often beating themselves up for not noticing or missing what their children are experiencing.

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