Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

The time change last month, in addition to the shorter days in the winter season, has led to fewer hours of sunlight in a typical day here in Chicagoland. For most of us, decreased exposure to sunlight can leave us feeling out-of-sorts, no matter how many years we...
Signs of Caregiver Burnout

Signs of Caregiver Burnout

November marks National Family Caregivers Month, a time to appreciate family members and friends who care for those they love. While some people associate the phrase “family caregiver” with someone who is caring for an older adult, caregivers throughout the country...
Finding Support During Recovery

Finding Support During Recovery

September begins a month of education and empowerment regarding substance abuse recovery. Each year at this time, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Association (SAMHSA) kicks off National Recovery Month, a time for celebration, support and advocacy for...
Dangers of Caregiver Burnout

Dangers of Caregiver Burnout

Mental illness doesn’t just affect the person living with the condition. Those who care for, and advocate for, people living with mental illness, can quickly become physically or emotionally unwell. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, caregivers who...
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