Mental Health

Don’t let the change of seasons change your mood

While some people may be excited about cooler temperatures, others may be slipping into a form of depression. As the seasons change, a number of people suffer from seasonal depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). It is common to have a slight change in habits with each new season. As the weather cools …

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Facebook vs. Face to Face: Setting Facebook Guidelines for Your Teens

Getting help with homework, receiving moral support from friends, connecting with old classmates who moved away—these are all good things that come from Facebook. But parents need to be aware that this social media form has some social drawbacks. David Blackburn, PhD, Scott & White Clinical Psychologist with 20 years’ experience in the treatment of …

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Alcoholism and drug addiction don’t discriminate

Alcoholism is not a condition that just goes away on its own; it’s a disease that destroys marriages, careers and lives. This is a problem people have faced for centuries, affecting young and old, rich and poor, people from all races and ethnicities around the globe. So why haven’t future generations learned from the mistakes …

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