mental health

Understanding PTSD Awareness Month

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, also known as PTSD, affects about 13 million Americans every year.  However, despite the numbers, PTSD continues to be vastly misunderstood.  Over the years, PTSD cases began increasing which led the US senate to designate June as PTSD Awareness Month in 2014.   PTSD Awareness Month is a time dedicated to raising public

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Why we need Mental Health Awareness Month

In a world bustling with activity and demands of daily life, the significance of mental health often takes a backseat. However, every May, we have an opportunity to acknowledge what is so often overlooked: Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental Health Awareness Month highlights the grave importance of caring for our mental health. This annual observance

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What is Cannabis induced psychosis?

Over the last few years, marijuana has started as ubiquitous a presence as alcohol in modern society.  Slowly, it’s losing the stigma that it once carried as recently as the early aughts.  We’ve seen it glamorized in the media by rock stars and celebrities for years. But we now even see it being normalized amongst

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