Category Archives: Mental Health

Tips for Improving Mental Health in College Students

Challenges with mental health can come at any age. So, issues with mental health in college students are not uncommon….

Exploring How a Trauma Treatment Program Can Help Emerging Adults

Experiencing trauma can have profound impacts on a person’s life. Trauma can lead to unwanted and negative effects on a…

Practicing Gratitude – A How to for Emerging Adults

Gratitude plays a huge role in mental wellness. Without gratitude in our lives, we are always left wanting more. In…

Benefits of Improving Self Confidence and How to do So

Self-confidence issues are common in people who struggle with mental health disorders, including emerging adults. Struggles with self-esteem can lead…

What do I Talk About in Mental Health Therapy Sessions?

The benefits of therapy are many. Using therapy as a mental health tool can help people develop healthy coping skills,…

Activities to Use That Fight Depression in Young Adults

Young adults experience mental health issues like depressive disorders just like older adults. Young adults may even be more at…

What Causes Mood Swings and What Can I do to Manage Them?

Mood swings are sudden and often severe changes in moods that can become debilitating to a person’s daily life and…

Precautionary Tips for Using Psychiatric Medications

Psychiatric medications are traditionally used to treat symptoms of mental health conditions and can be life-saving methods for managing mental…

Trauma and Mental Health – The Impacts of Trauma

People who experience trauma can develop negatively influencing issues like mental health conditions as a result of these trauma experiences….

What is Dual Diagnosis? Things You Need to Know

What is dual diagnosis? Dual diagnosis is when an individual is diagnosed with more than one mental health issue in…

Statistics Regarding Mental Health Issues in US Adults from the RTI Report

RTI, a research institute that is a non-profit organization with headquarters in California, has published a study titled, Mental and…

Addressing Rising Overdose Deaths with Recovery Aftercare Programs

Addiction negatively affects millions of people each year and their loved ones. It can transform a person’s life into something…

Recognizing and Getting Help for Self-Destructive Behaviors

Self-destructive behaviors such as cutting, burning, overdoses, binge-eating, and substance abuse, among others, are often derived from impairments in the…

Essential Tools Learned in Therapy for Young Adults

Young adults who are struggling with mental health issues may come to a point where they are in need of…

What is Sleep Hygiene – Specialty Programs at Yellowbrick

Understanding the impact of sleep on mental health is essential to helping young adults struggling with mental health issues recover…

Signs and Symptoms of ADHD in Young Adults

The signs and symptoms of ADHD can be different for teenagers and young adults than for adults. So, it can…

Most Common Treatments for Mental Health Issues in Young Adults

Mental health issues don’t discriminate, they can develop in people who are both young and old. However, recently, there has…

Managing Mental Health While Going Back to School

Many young adults are getting ready to go back to school after the summer break. Or, they have already started…

How to Talk to Parents About Help With Mental Health

When it comes to getting help for mental health issues, it can be challenging for young adults. Unfortunately, many young…

How to Choose the Right Mental Health Treatment Facility

Mental health treatment is effective in helping young adults and their families manage the challenges that come about as a…

Facts About Depression in Young Adults You May Not Know

Depression isn’t something that only older adults who have families, careers, and financial troubles face. Teens and young adults can…

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    Bipolar Disorder

    A mental health condition that’s characterized by intense shifts in mood including both manic and depressive episodes.

    Major Depressive Disorder

    People living with Major Depressive Disorder, or MDD, experience episodes of depression and sadness that are debilitating to daily life.

    Anxiety Disorders

    Those living with anxiety disorders experience high levels of anxiety and stress that interfere negatively with daily life.

    Thought Disorder

    A mental health issue in which a person’s cognitive function is impaired, resulting in symptoms like experiencing challenges with conducting speech, reading and writing, and behavior.

    Personality Disorders

    Mental health disorders that negatively affect a person’s behaviors, thought patterns, and function. People diagnosed with these disorders experience challenges with managing relationships and understanding various situations.


    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health condition that people can develop as a result of experiencing traumatic situations, characterized by symptoms including flashbacks, avoidance behaviors, and more.


    A mental health condition that is characterized by specific symptoms of forgetfulness and lack of concentration, which makes it challenging to complete necessary tasks.

    Eating Disorders

    Mental health conditions that interfere with a person’s eating habits, thought patterns, and behaviors in negative ways.


    A mental health disorder diagnosable with the DSM-5 that is characterized by both obsessions and compulsive behaviors.