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Mental Health in California

California’s public mental health system is in turmoil. It’s not for lack of funding but for lack of proper strategies to tackle the problem and initiate advanced forms of mental health care across the state. The legislation is already in place, but the state lacks enough political support to address the effects of mental health […]

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Steps to Good Mental Health

How to Achieve Good Mental Health Physical activity can help your mental health in several ways: Aerobic exercise can boost your mood. Your body makes certain chemicals, called endorphins, during and after your workout. Endorphins relieve stress and make you feel calmer. Getting physical activity during the day can make it easier to sleep at night. Creating […]

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The Effects of Anxiety and Depression on Your Physical Health

Effects of Anxiety and Depression on Your Health Almost everyone experiences some degree of anxiety or depression at various points in life. In the appropriate circumstances, anxiety is actually a typical “fight or flight” response that helps you navigate a precarious or stressful situation with extra precaution or care. It’s also expected to feel lonely, […]

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The Link Between Obesity and Weight Loss

How Obesity Affects Weight Loss People experience depression for a multitude of reasons. The causes vary so greatly from individual to individual that we couldn’t possibly cover them all extensively in one blog post. For this month’s post, we’re focusing on just one potential cause that’s a concern for many people: obesity. Not everyone who’s […]

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Genetic Testing in Mental Health Care: Why It’s Done and How It Can Help You

How Genetic Testing Affects Mental Health With the power to influence how you think, feel, and act, a mental health disorder can have a major impact on how you relate to others, how well you cope day to day, and how easily you earn a living, among other things. If you’ve been diagnosed with an […]

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