Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

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Virtual reality therapy increases comfort and access

One trend we've seen coming out of these past several years of pandemic-induced stress and uncertainty is a growing appreciation for mental health, as well as a willingness to seek treatment for mental distress. The rise of electronic communications led to more access and novel approaches to Read More...

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Sleep therapy linked to reduced risk of depression

Insomnia is a major contributor to depression, and unfortunately, 30 to 50 percent of older adults complain of insomnia. A new study from UC Los Angeles explored the connection between sleep and depression risk and found that sleep training therapy is highly effective at reducing depression and Read More...

Ask these 3 questions to help

Ask these 3 questions to help you choose a therapist

The pandemic has placed unparalleled stress on many people’s mental health. If self-care solutions aren’t doing the trick, it may be time to consider seeing a therapist to get professional advice on what you’re going through. It can take a few tries to find a therapist that works for you, but Read More...

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Veterans and wild mustangs find mutual healing in upstate New York

In the village of Honeoye Falls, New York, an unusual partnership is taking root. 200 acres in the town is home to nonprofit EquiCenter, an equine therapy center focused on supporting veterans with PTSD and rehabilitating wild mustangs with a mutually beneficial training program. Many of the Read More...

3 Therapeutic alliance tips to

3 Therapeutic alliance tips to help you make the most of your session

Investing in therapy sessions is an important step for many to protect and improve their mental health. There are plenty of different methods and styles of therapy, but when choosing the right therapist for you, research shows that developing a strong therapeutic alliance is a more revealing Read More...

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Mental Health Week Thought Leader: Nedra Glover Tawwab

Social media has been criticized for exacerbating mental health struggles, especially for young users. While online comparison certainly can take a toll on one’s mental wellbeing, when used properly, social media can also be an immense resource for those who are struggling.  A growing number Read More...

4 ways to support your child

4 ways to support your child’s mental health during the pandemic

Parents and families with school-aged children continue to face trying circumstances due to the pandemic. Where in-person schooling is not available, parents and guardians can struggle with their child’s restricted environment and may feel unequipped to support their learning and social Read More...

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Become more self-aware with these 5 tips

As children, we are constantly rethinking the world around us as we process new information and use our imaginations, but as adults, many of us become much more set in our ways and our interpretations of society. How often do you reflect on yourself and your role in the world? Becoming more Read More...

Ask these 3 questions to help

Ask these 3 questions to help you choose a therapist

The pandemic has placed unparalleled stress on many people’s mental health. If self-care solutions aren’t doing the trick, it may be time to consider seeing a therapist to get professional advice on what you’re going through. It can take a few tries to find a therapist that works for you, but Read More...

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Study: psilocybin therapy 4 times more effective than antidepressants

In 2020, Oregon voted to become the first state to legalize access to psilocybin for all adults. A study reinforces the idea that voters made a sensible decision. The preliminary human trials investigated the effect of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy to treat the major depressive disorder Read More...