Focus Essentials Blog: Information on a variety of mental health issues
Simple Solutions for Treating ADHD in Children
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental health disorders in children today. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) over 5% of American children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and community samples suggest this number is, in fact, even higher.
Diagnosing and Treating Bipolar Disorder
“I feel like I'm a snow globe and someone shook me up and now every little piece of me is falling back randomly and nothing is ending up where it used to be.” ― Amy Reed, Crazy
A Country Reliant on Psychotropic Meds—Consequences and Solutions
Over 55 million Americans relies on at least one psychiatric medication each year. We dive deeper into this issue, and take a look at the consequences of this reliance on medications, as well as the solution.
Micronutrients for Mental Health: A Healthier More Effective Treatment Option?
Several peer-reviewed research studies surrounding the use of essential micronutrients to treat anxiety, depression, bipolar, ADHD, trauma and psychosis disorders point toward a new way for treating mental illness. Micronutrients are an effective way to improve overall mental health and clarity where psychiatric medications have failed.