October Is Depression Awareness Month

What Is Depression? Depression is a brain disorder and a state of mind. The umbrella of depression includes: bipolar disorder, postpartum depression, post-traumatic stress syndrome, anxiety disorder and suicide.  What Is Depression Awareness Month? Why is it important? Depression Awareness Month is an annual observed month. The month of October brings awareness to Depression as... Continue Reading →

El divorcio de dinosaurios

Autores del libro Dinosaurs Divorce Laurene Krasny Brown nació en la ciudad de Nueva York, NY. Es autora e ilustrada de dieciséis libros para niños. Tiene experiencia en educación, artes y desarrollo cognitivo de niños y está en la carrera de artes. Mientras que su esposo, Marc Brown es un autor e ilustrador estadounidense de... Continue Reading →

¿Qué es una adicción?

Según la Asociación Estadounidense de Psiquiatría, la adicción es una enfermedad cerebral que se expresa mediante el uso compulsivo de sustancias. Una persona que sufre de una adicción siente la necesidad de consumir ciertas sustancias, como drogas o alcohol. Hay muchas razones por las que las personas comienzan a abusar de una (s) sustancia (s),... Continue Reading →

What is an addiction?

What is an addiction? According to the American Psychiatric Association, Addiction is a brain disease that is expressed by compulsive substance use. An individual suffering from an addiction has an urge on using a certain substance(s), such as drugs or alcohol. There are many reasons why people begin to abuse a substance(s), including: feeling pleasure,... Continue Reading →

Fight the Stigma: A Series

Welcome to Counseling Live presented by Olive Branch Counseling Associates in Tinley Park, Illinois! On this blog my colleagues and I write about current and ongoing mental health topics and techniques that can benefit the community towards better mental health. In an effort to continue educating the community I wanted to start this series where... Continue Reading →

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