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September is National Recovery Month: Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Treatment

Mental illness and substance abuse tend to be two disorders that have stigmas because they are not widely discussed. Those afflicted tend to suffer in …

Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Mental Illness Treatment

Mental health is often overlooked but is just as important as our physical well-being. Did you know that 1 in 5 people will be affected by …

drug and alcohol treatment

Fairwinds Treatment Center Achieves LegitScript Certification for Drug and Alcohol Treatment

Fairwinds Treatment Center has been certified by LegitScript as we celebrate our 30th anniversary as a dually licensed facility for drug and alcohol treatment and …

Talking to your teenager is the first step in helping them treat their depression.

3 ways to talk to your teenager about depression

To help a teenager going through depression there are a number of steps a parent should take. 

Choose your words carefully when talking with someone battling chronic depression.

4 things you should never say to someone dealing with depression

If you’re speaking with someone who is suffering from depression, avoid saying the following four comments.

Seasonal Affective Disorder affects women disproportionately.

What might put you at risk of Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Learn more about what factors may put you at risking of developing Seasonal Affective Disorder.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and communities across the nation are participating.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, here’s more information on what’s taking place and what you can do.

For those suffering from seasonal affective disorder, it's important to acknowledge your feelings prior to seeking treatment.

6 ways to manage the holiday blues: Part One

The most common type of SAD is the winter blues. In part one of our two-part series, we look at three ways to manage SAD.

Seasonal affective disorder affects nearly 10 million people nationwide.

Why do people get depressed during the holidays?

Why do people get depressed during the holidays? There are multitude of reasons.

Depression affects millions of people worldwide, but many cases go undiagnosed.

Why is depression hard to diagnosis and what symptoms should you look for?

Has a friend or family member seemed a little lethargic lately? Are they not responding to texts, opting not to go outside or missing work regularly? They could be suffering from depression.

Depression is one of the most misunderstood mental conditions.

3 myths about depression and suicide

Depression affects nearly 15 million American adults, or roughly 7 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older, every year. However, it still stands as one of the most misunderstood mental conditions.

For some, seasonal depression strikes in the summer.

The importance of summer depression awareness

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can also take hold during the summer months just as it does in the winter. 

People over 65 experiencing severe psychological distress may also have difficulty completely basic living tasks.

Report reveals impacts of psychological distress

A new report from the CDC reveals new insight on the various impacts of severe psychological distress. 

In the past 20 years, research related to mental illness has focused on the genetic disposition of patients to develop depression.

The Genetics of Depression

In the past 20 years, research related to mental illness has focused on the genetic disposition of patients to develop depression.

A healthy diet, void of processed foods may help in alleviating symptoms of depression.

Linking Depression and Diet. Feeling What You Eat

According to a recent study, “people who ate a junk food diet — one that was high in processed meat, chocolates, sweet desserts, fried food, refined cereals and high-fat dairy products were more likely to report symptoms of depression.”