Tag Archives: Anxiety

Anxiety Disorders Increase Risk of Substance Abuse and Suicide

Over one third of people with Generalized Anxiety Disorder self-medicate with drugs or alcohol, reported Dr. Kirk Murphy at the 19th Annual David Berman Conference on Concurrent Disorders on May 25, 2011. Concurrent Disorders are what the mental health community … Continue reading

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New Anxiety Treatment Possible

New Study Identifies Biological Mechanism for Anxiety Research published last week in The Journal of Neuroscience identified a mechanism in the brain that controls anxiety.  The Victoria Times Colonist reports: New anxiety treatment possible.  While current medications do exist for treating … Continue reading

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Yoga Benefits Mood and Mental Health

Yoga tops walking, study finds. Exercise can improve your mood, and decrease anxiety and depression symptoms.  Studies have shown that even walking 20 minutes a day can improve your mood, leaving you feeling more calm and relaxed.  This new study, … Continue reading

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Bully-Proofing Your Child

No parent wants their child to be bullied in school.  Yet, almost everyone will recall being part of, or witnessing, a bullying incident during their school years.  In some ways, bullying can all too easily be accepted by our culture.  … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Yoga is Good For Your Mental Health

1. It focuses your mind on your body, rather than your worries. 2. It is time just for you-no one else. 3. It encourages you to breathe. 4. It keeps you flexible. 5. It will help you sleep better at … Continue reading

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