Why is Women’s Mental Health Important?
Given that March is National Women’s History Month, the question ‘Why is Women’s Mental Health Important?’ is pertinent to current mental health and wellness discourse. Mental health is a critical aspect of overall well-being, and women’s mental health, particularly, is a topic that deserves attention. Women face unique challenges and pressures that can impact their…Read More
Mental Health Trauma from Mass School Violence
On May 24, 19 children and two adults were killed and 16 injured during the school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. It was the deadliest school shooting since the Sandy Hook school shooting. As school shootings sadly become more commonplace in the United States, it’s important to consider how these sad events…Read More
The Common Signs and Symptoms of PTSD
Post-traumatic stress disorder affects an estimated 3.6 percent of American adults and is prevalent in about 5 percent of adolescents. It is more common in women than in men. It’s a well-known, yet misunderstood condition, characterized by traumatic experiences leading to symptoms of avoidance, reexperience, and recurring unwanted thoughts. PTSD is also a neurological condition, affecting the…Read More