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The Shortage of California Mental Health Treatment Centers for Young Adults

Reading Time: 5 minutes Nearly half of all young adults in California and around the country are experiencing anxiety and depression, according to new research. This age group (18–25) is struggling more than any other demographic. However, there are not enough California mental health treatment centers or providers to address this crisis among young people. In fact, California has one […]
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Depression in College Students: New Statistics and Research

Reading Time: 6 minutes College is typically one of the most exciting times in a young person’s life—and also one of the most stressful. Positive experiences of connection, learning, and independence are counterbalanced by academic and social pressures, coupled with the challenges of being away from home for the first time. That’s why rates of depression in college students […]
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A Growing Need for Minnesota Treatment Centers for Young Adults

Reading Time: 5 minutes Like their peers around the country, Minnesota’s young adult population is experiencing the long-term negative mental health repercussions of the pandemic. New research shows the one out of every three adults in the North Star State experienced a mental health condition last year. This mental health crisis is exacerbated by a shortage of Minnesota treatment […]

Do Rap Songs About Mental Health Help Reduce Stigma?

Reading Time: 4 minutes When we think about hip hop artists, we don’t usually think about anxious or depressed rappers. Rap artists have a reputation as being tough and invulnerable. But some rap stars are changing that perception—and helping to reduce stigma—by writing rap songs about mental health. In fact, a recent study found that the number of rap […]
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How Does Your Physical Environment Affect You and Your Mental Health?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Our everyday surroundings have a powerful impact on our mood and emotions. A dark, cluttered room evokes different feelings than an airy, light-filled space. But the impact goes beyond our immediate reaction—for example, one study found that living in a cluttered home can actually stimulate the production of cortisol, the stress hormone. So exactly how […]
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How to Deal with Change Fatigue and Decision Fatigue During COVID-19

Reading Time: 4 minutes As we approach nearly a year of living with the COVID pandemic, the stress of ongoing uncertainty is creating what’s known as change fatigue. And this frustration and exhaustion is complicated by a related issue called decision fatigue. In some ways, we have fewer choices than ever before. Yet at the same time, every choice […]

The Effects of Drug Legalization

Reading Time: 5 minutes With an increasing number of states legalizing marijuana and other drugs, the debate continues on whether the negative effects of drug decriminalization outweigh the positives. Researchers, policymakers, and public health officials provide arguments on both sides. For mental health experts, however, the most relevant question is how drug legalization will impact rates of substance abuse […]
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The Three Pillars of Mental Health for Young Adults

Reading Time: 3 minutes A new study has identified the top three health behaviors that support emotional well-being in young adults. These pillars of mental health clearly illustrate the power of the mind-body connection, and offer a road map for how to stay healthy in your 20s, both mentally and physically. Published in December 2020 in the journal Frontiers […]

Marijuana Addiction Rehab for Young Adults

Reading Time: 5 minutes Young adults are more likely than any other age group to smoke marijuana. While cigarette smoking among this demographic has declined and alcohol use has remained level, more young adults are vaping or smoking marijuana than ever before. As a result, the need for marijuana addiction rehab is also on the rise. In addition, the […]
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How Long Should a Young Adult Stay in Inpatient Care for Mental Health?

Reading Time: 6 minutes When a young adult needs more support than weekly therapy or outpatient care can provide, inpatient care for mental health may be the solution. For young people struggling with trauma, depression, anxiety, or co-occurring disorders, such as substance abuse and eating disorders, inpatient care can provide the environment and support needed for healing. The first […]

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