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August 12, 2015
by Lee Kehoe, MS, LMHC, NCC


Hearing Loss Associated With Mental Illness: A World of Isolation

August 12, 2015 07:55 by Lee Kehoe, MS, LMHC, NCC  [About the Author]

The American Psychological Association (APA) just released a report citing multiple study findings that hearing loss may be associated with mental illness. The report provides evidence that people usually wait on average up to six years to seek treatment for any possible hearing loss. The lack of medical attention is partially due to people’s lack of awareness into the signs of hearing loss that can occur. However, over this time, as people lose more hearing, many of these people develop depression and forms of social anxiety. The APA report contributes such depression and anxiety to a difficulty with communicating, resulting in those with hearing loss withdrawing from their usual social activities. [More]

March 12, 2015
by Elon Cohen,MA. M.Ed.

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Spock is Dead- Many People Affected

March 12, 2015 14:44 by Elon Cohen,MA. M.Ed.   [About the Author]

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At first blush, the impact of a celebrity’s death on the individual would seem rather far removed. Upon closer examination, however, classic stages of grief may be recognized. Although duration and severity may be noted to be shorter and more limited, it can reasonably be expected that the degree to which grief is experienced can directly correspond to the degree to which the individual relates to the given celebrity and his or her characters. [More]

September 24, 2014
by Cathy England, MA

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How to Build a Great Support System

September 24, 2014 04:55 by Cathy England, MA  [About the Author]

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Very often when you are faced with dealing with any type of mental health issue or severe stress, it can be easy to isolate yourself and try to handle things on your own. However, one of the best coping strategies is to build a multi-faceted support system that you can access whenever you may need it. Some of this support can come from social relationships, family, professional resources, or support groups. [More]