What Is Emotional Health And How Does It Relate To Mental Illness?
The term "mental health" is, more often than not, used within the context of discussing mental illness rather than mental wellness . Wit...
St. John Health Foundation Names New Board Members
The St. John Providence Newsroom, with resources, links and contact information for members of the media.
Judy Collins still vocal on social issues
By Nick Thomas, Whether singing her own words or those of others, the sublime vocal talent of pop/folk singer Judy Collins has been drawing audiences for over 50 years. But it’s a career that might never have happened. “I contracted polio as a child and later tuberculosis when I was in my early 20s,” recalled […]
How what you eat may affect mental health
A new field of study called nutritional psychiatry looks at how diet can impact conditions like depression
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Codependency 101: What Does Being Codependent Mean?
Are you codependent? If so, there are probably some things you have a tough time accepting about human nature and relationships. On the other hand, perhaps you’re not sure what codependent means, in which case, let’s begin with some basics Codependents need to be needed. They believe making oneself invaluable to another is the pathway to love. It isn’t. It’s the pathway to becoming a doormat, to being taken advantage of and to becoming a target of abuse. When someone loves you and you love them, you want to be with each other (interdependence). You don’t need to be with each other (dependence). The former is a mutual coming together. The latter is tinged with urgency and desperation. Codependents may have difficulty being alone, feel unworthy of being loved and a fear of…
Traveling this Summer? Some Tips to Consider Before You Depart
Whether you’re planning a cross-county road trip, flying abroad or preparing for a trip to grandmother’s house, make sure you include your health in your travel check-off list. While you may not be able to predict illness or injury, you can definitely take several precautionary measures to protect and ensure your health and that of …
What are the benefits of marriage counseling for areas nearby Farmington Hills, MI area couples?
Counseling Associates works with couples in Farmington Hills, MI to help them decide when marriage counseling would be beneficial. 248 648 3406
Addiction and Denial
If an individual does not believe that substance abuse is a problem for them they will be unlikely to change their behavior. Even if the destruction caused by the addiction is obvious to everyone else, it may not be so obvious to the addict. This is because one of the symptoms of addiction is denial. The individual may have a host of explanations for why their life is in such a mess but denial means that they are unable to consider the real culprit. So long as the individual is unable to see beyond their denial they will not have the motivation to stay sober. If they do manage to quit it will only be to please other people and unlikely to last long Denial Defined Denial can be referred to as a…
Clean Start Act for Addiction Recovery
If it were possible to conduct a flash survey which asked one question of people working a program of addiction recovery, “who in this roo...