According to the National Alliance on Mental Health Issues, approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experiences mental illness in a given year. That’s nearly 44 million people. But only 41 percent of those people received mental health services.
Beaumont HouseCall Podcast | The Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Episode
Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is depression as it relates to changes in seasons. Sheala Jafry, Beaumont family medicine physician, shares the who, what, where, when and why of SAD and, most importantly, how to identify and treat it.
Having an honest discussion with your doctor will help them figure out if you need a therapist, medication or psychiatrist.
Mental health issues are always personal - and so, too, is finding a therapist to help you work through them.
Online therapy sites have flourished in recent years, taking the traditional practice of psychotherapy out of the therapist’s office and onto the screen of your computer or mobile device.
Suicide rates for women aged 45 to 64 jumped by a whopping 63 percent, the study found, while suicide among young women aged 10 to 14 jumped at an even higher rate, although based on a much smaller number of suicides.