Saturday, August 13, 2016

Providing Support to LGBTQA plus Individuals

It is important for us to learn how to better support our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Asexual/ Ally, plus, peers, family, friends, and colleagues. This is an all too often oppressed group. Check out the link below to learn more about what you can do to help! http://www.glsen.org/ If you identify as LGBTQA Plus and are experiencing social and/or mental health challenges, call Psychological Health Roanoke at 540-772-5140 to schedule an appointment with a skilled and compassionate licensed clinician.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Anxiety and Depression

If you or someone you know is managing anxiety and/or depression, then the link below for the Anxiety and Depression Association of America is a website for you. At this site you will find facts about different types of anxiety and depression in addition to personal stories and resources. http://www.adaa.org/ If you are dealing with Anxiety and/or Depression, please call Psychological Health Roanoke at 540-772-5140 to schedule an appointment with a skilled, compassionate licensed provider. We have clinicians available to help you start on your road to recovery and reclaiming your happiness.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Trauma and Police Officers

http://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/May-2016/The-Surprising-Casualty-of-Violent-Tragedies-Poli Check out this article at the above link to learn more about the impact of trauma on police officers. If you are a police officer or any other emergency services personnel and you are experiencing trauma, give our office at call at 540-772-5140. We have licensed clinicians ready to help you.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Lyme Disease

Check out the link below to find out more information about Lyme disease. Lyme disease can become a serious condition if not appropriately diagnoses and treated. http://www.cdc.gov/lyme/index.html

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Antidepressants Medication

Check out this testimony of how an antidepressant medication helped someone reclaim their quality of life. https://www.nami.org/Personal-Stories/How-Antidepressants-Saved-My-Life

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Caffeine and Mental Health

There is research evidence that caffeine intake can have a direct effect on mental health. Check out the link below to see an article on this topic. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20164571

Thursday, April 7, 2016

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child abuse and neglect is a widespread issue that affects children and families for life. At times, the abuse and neglect lead to children losing their lives. We often turn a blind eye to child abuse, because we are afraid to cause a problem. Know it's better to cause a problem than to allow a child to be hurt. Go to the link below to educate yourself about child abuse and neglect. You may also find resources and ways to become actively involved. Together we can make a difference! 

http://pcav.org/child-abuse-prevention-month-2/