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Making Time for Exercise

You’ve been told by your parents, your doctor, your spouse and countless others that it’s important to make time in your day for exercise and they’re right. Exercising regularly has numerous benefits for both your body and your mind. It seems that 5K’s, color runs and marathons are the trend. But where do you do

Is Your Adolescent Moody or Depressed?

Adolescents are notorious for their moods. Most of us have seen the teenager who is laughing one minute and locked in his bedroom the next minute upset and angry about something. While this is not necessarily cause for alarm (although it can be annoying), it can be if it lasts for a long time. An

Mainting a Healthy Mind & Body

In this day and age we are continuously trying to improve upon ourselves. Fortunately, technology provides us with the resources that allow us to better ourselves with the click of a button. Want to learn how to complete a home improvement project on your own? There are countless apps available to help you to achieve

Bipolar Disorder is More Than Just Moodiness

Lots of people are what many consider “moody,” meaning their moods change frequently. It’s important to understand that simply being moody does not mean that someone has bipolar disorder. People who have bipolar disorder have mood changes that are drastic. During a manic episode, people will sometimes have racing thoughts, jump from topic to topic

“Drunkorexia” Real or Not Real? by Tamara Pryor, PhD, FAED

Although “drunkorexia” is not an official medical term, it has become a recent and troubling phenomenon identified in both the field of eating disorder professionals as well as the field of addictions.  The term is associated most often with eating disorders and involves college-age binge drinkers who may starve themselves all day to offset the

A CALL TO CHANGE YOUR MIND

by: Sharon Raggio LPC LMFT, President and CEO of Mind Springs Health Parents, siblings, spouses, coworkers, friends — these are people who may be affected by addiction. With one in seven Americans diagnosed with substance abuse, addiction affects more people than all types of cancers combined and it’s likely that we’re in daily contact with