Understanding The Psychological Consequences of Sexual Trauma

Considering that the psychological effects of sexual trauma can potentially last a lifetime, it’s appalling to realize that only 6 out of every 1000 rapists will end up serving prison time for their crimes. The stark statistics on sexual assault are even more shocking … Every 98 seconds, someone in America is sexually assaulted. A child is sexually assaulted every 8 minutes. Thirty-four percent …

Mental Health Evaluation: Where People Can Go for Anonymous Screenings

Unlike older generations who were afraid to air their “dirty laundry”, most people today feel less inhibited in sharing their deepest feelings and thoughts. However, others don’t feel comfortable broadcasting their personal problems, so they seek anonymity when trying to determine the state of their mental health, as well as get help. It’s critical for mentally ill people to reach …

Best Intentions Gone Wrong: What are some common mistakes parents make that could actually hurt their children’s mental and physical health in the long term?

Parents do not typically start out parenting their teen or tween with poor intentions. The biggest mistakes are sometimes born from the best intentions. Understanding some of these issues can go a long way in preventing unnecessary pain and emotional problems in tweens and teens today.  What are some common mistakes parents make that could actually hurt their children’s mental …

The Most Common Psychological or Emotional Problems People Suffer From Nowadays

There are more than 200 classified forms of diagnosable mental illness. The top psychological or emotional problems that people have nowadays include anxiety disorders, mono-polar depression and bipolar disorder. Dementia is a relatively common disorder in older age groups (there are many kinds of dementia), and schizophrenia (unfortunately) is a relatively common category as well. It must be said, that …