With the holidays upon us, most people find themselves excited to spend quality time with family and friends. For others, though, this time of year can trigger high levels of stress and anxiety. Anxiety disorders affect more than 40 million adults in the United States, and the additional pressure that comes with holidays can add to the challenges one is already dealing with on a daily basis.
Mental health is of critical importance year round, but it is timely that May is Mental Health Month. The change in seasons, daylight savings time, (and therefor sleep patterns,) can be a trigger for depression and anxiety among the at-risk public.Anxiety Assessment, Depression Assessment, mental health
Experiencing anxiety is part of being human. There’s a primitive part of our brains that’s geared to sense a threat. For some people, it fires up a lot sooner and with a lot less reason than it does in others. When it does, it surges the body with cortisol (the stress hormone) and adrenaline to […]anxiety, Anxiety Assessment, behavioral, early detection, population health, risk factors, Screenings