Depression

5 Myths About Depression

5 MYTHS ABOUT DEPRESSION As with most mental health diagnoses, there is a significant amount of misinformation that is circulating among the general public. Centuries ago, individuals with mental health issues were looked down upon by society, thought to be of weak moral character, purposefully deviant or difficult, or possessed by evil spirits. Although we …

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Socialization Effects on Mental Health

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It’s a known fact that our species are social beings. We evolved by living in communities relying on one-another to help us meet our daily needs like: food, child-care, shelter, safety, and of course emotional well being. Nowadays though, that sense of community seems to have dissipated in our individualistic society. Life get’s busy, we …

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Managing Depression During a Worldwide Pandemic- Free Webinar

Suffolk Family Therapy is proud to announce that Great Neck Library is hosting us for a free webinar for the public on depression in a pandemic! Our very own Alexandria Fairchild, LMSW will be presenting. The presentation will cover the following: “Depression is a debilitating illness. Those who struggle with depression are familiar with the well-meaning …

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How Depression & Anxiety Go Hand in Hand

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While depression and anxiety are two very separate mental health issues, they often go hand in hand with one another. They fuel one another: anxiety can lead to depression; depression can lead to anxiety. When depression and anxiety play off one another it can feel debilitating for the individual struggling with these ailments. In this article we will look at how depression and anxiety play on one another and how to get treatment for them.

Benefits of Working With a Teen Therapist in Suffolk County, NY

Benefits of Working With a Teen Therapist in Suffolk County, NY

Is your teen irritable, difficult to communicate with or breaking all the rules? Are they struggling with brushing their teeth and keeping good hygiene? Or is your teen making poor life choice and  hanging with the wrong crowd? If your teen is angry about their life or is hurt easily, they may need some additional supports. …

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How Childhood Trauma Continues to Have an Impact in Adulthood

How Childhood Trauma Continues to Have an Impact in Adulthood

Have you ever wondered how childhood trauma impacts adolescents or adults? Do you find yourself asking yourself how much your childhood has a impact on your relationships today? Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, have major impact on our emotional development and how we continue to interact in the relationships around us.  Childhood is where …

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