By: Hailey Robertson Borderline Personality Disorder is a mental illness that severely impacts individuals’ ability to regulate their emotions. This disorder is marked by instability in moods, behavior, self-image, and functioning.  In the United States, Borderline Personality Disorder is only present in 1.6% of the general population and 20% in the inpatient psychiatric population.  Symptoms […]

By: Hailey Robertson Postpartum Depression is defined as a severe, long-lasting form of depression after the birth of a baby.  Most new mothers experience a form of postpartum called “baby blues” that last typically one to two weeks after the baby is born. Postpartum depression is a more severe form of the “baby blues” with […]

By: Megan Eckles The Facts: Over 24 million Americans, or 7.3% of the U.S. population, are considered Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI; NAMI, 2022) APPI encompasses 50 ethnic groups speaking over 100 languages, with connections to Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Filipino, Vietnamese, Korean, Hawaiian, and other Asian and Pacific Islander ancestries. Barriers to Mental Health:  […]

By: Hailey Robertson The top 3 mental health diagnoses in women are Anxiety, Depression, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Anxiety and other specific phobias: women are twice as likely to have a panic disorder, generalized anxiety, and specific phobias than men.  Depression: Women are twice as likely as men to be diagnosed with depression.  Post-Traumatic Stress […]

By: Kristin Trammell (Therapist/Training Specialist) Today, war and large tragedies may be happening over 1,000 miles away, but with the common use of cell phones and social media the war and other tragedies’ impact can feel much closer to home. Many times, people with social media or access to live-feed news sources can constantly seek […]