The battle against the mental health consequences of the coronavirus pandemic is just beginning.
A career in the Australian Defence Force (ADF), or the armed forces in any country, can be rewarding, but also demanding. Challenges include the rigorous training, frequent moves, and maintaining social connections.
Steps to help your patient avoid suicidal thoughts. According to research, suicidal cases stand at 1.4% of mortality rate globally. Most people commit suicide due to psychiatric disorders, substance abuse psychosis, and depression. Trauma is also another main reason why most people commit suicide. The rate of suicidal cases is higher among men in comparison […]
A quick guide to enlighten you on everything you need to know when supporting someone with mental illness. If your job involves taking care of someone who is struggling with a mental illness, then you know how hard it can be to handle them. It is not surprising to see that most people prefer to […]
Know the relationship between mood swings and mood disorders, what causes them and when to seek for professional assistance. Mood swings and mood disorders are similar. Almost. Mood disorders occur due to some severe changes in someone’s mood, disrupting daily life activities. Mood swings refer to rapid changes in someone’s mood. If a person starts […]
You want to be ahead of the news when walking the journey with your patient. Understanding relapse is an excellent place to get started. Preventing relapse in mental health treatment has many advantages. To the patient, it enables them to lead a quality life and channel more into their work and families. To the community, […]
The relationship between your diet and mental health. Different researches on human diet suggest that what we eat not only affects us physically but mentally as well. A recent study found a high level of well beings in individuals that ate more fruits and vegetables. A healthy diet includes a balance of fruits, vegetables, legumes, […]
Beliefs are not always true; although, they often tend to feel true. “I’m not good enough.” “I’m a failure.” “I will never be able to make her happy.” “I will never measure up to their expectations of me.” These are all statements and examples of beliefs. These are all beliefs a client (we will call […]
Make it from “one side to the other” successfully. Well-being and balance: two concepts discussed often in the mental health and medical field. Yet, these two concepts are so difficult at times to acquire and to master. Good news – you can master these skills, but just like with any other skill it takes practice. […]
The correct treatment can help a person to live well. Utilising the proper therapeutic techniques for mental health issues allows the provider to achieve success with a client and allows the client’s mental health issues to improve. Therapeutic techniques are provided to us in academics in abundance. We receive training with different techniques. We practice different […]