Let’s get real – eating disorders can affect anyone, anywhere. This National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (#NEDAwareness), Center for Living is helping change the conversation around food, body image, and eating disorders! But because of stigma and old stereotypes, many people don’t get the support they deserve.

Alleviating SAD Symptoms

Seasonal affective disorder is a depression type that occurs with changing seasons. Seasonal affective disorder symptoms usually start in the late fall to early winter and last until the warmer spring and summer months. While doctors don’t know exactly what causes seasonal affective disorder, they do know a lack of sunlight and light exposure as […]

Internet and Mental Health

Too much time spent surfing the internet or lurking around social media sites can lead to a range of mental health problems. But if you use the Internet and mental health apps responsibly, they can help you improve your mental health. Here’s how. 1. The Internet Offers a Wealth of Information While any self-diagnosis should […]

NYC Mental Health Clinics

It’s hard to watch your child struggle with a mental illness, especially if you don’t know what’s wrong or don’t fully understand the mental health diagnosis. The good news is that mental illnesses are treatable through reputable mental health clinics. Medication, therapy or a combination of these can help your child recover from a mental […]

Connect with a Suicide Hotline for Help

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 44,965 Americans commit suicide every year. If you or someone you love is at risk, using a suicide hotline for mental health support can help save a life. Crisis Services and Suicide Prevention There are various types of crisis service teams in place to help prevent suicides […]

Tackling Thoughts of Suicide

It’s normal to feel sad or irritable for short lengths of time when you’re a teenager. But when those emotions begin to dominate your life with accompanying symptoms of depression and feelings of hopelessness, suicidal thoughts may enter your mind. According to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the third leading cause […]

4 Main Qualities to Look for in Top Mental Health Clinics of New York City

People searching for mental health clinics in NYC for substance abuse and addiction treatment have a myriad of options to consider, but not all clinics are created equally. Some health clinics and their mental health and addiction treatment programs stand out from the rest. If you are searching for the top mental health clinics in […]


The top mental health treatment centers will provide your teen with the medical care he or she needs in a setting that is much more comfortable than a traditional hospital. Many alcohol and drug rehab facilities offer treatment for mental health conditions that coincide with various types of substance addiction. Dual Diagnosis According to the […]


Throughout history, people suffering from forms of mental illness have been persecuted. As mental health conditions have become better understood and treatments have progressed to allow many people to lead normal lives, the stigma associated with mental health disorders and mental health treatment centers has been greatly reduced. However, it would be a serious mistake […]


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