Focus Essentials Blog: Information on a variety of mental health issues
10 Daily Habits for Improved Mental Health
With one in four Americans suffering from at least one mental health disorder in a given year, the need for mental health awareness and education is real. Managing good mental health may seem like an impossible feat, but by implementing these 10 daily habits into your life you'll be well on your way to experiencing more smiles than frowns and everything else in between.
Research points toward the use of micronutrients for combating mental health disorders like depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, bipolar disorders and psychosis. These are the key vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, and amino acids we need in our bodies in order for them to function at an optimal level. Read more to learn what micronutrients are, where we can get them from, and how they benefit us.
7 Tips to Help You Stay Focused and Present this Fall
It can be difficult to focus throughout the year, and with school just beginning and the holidays around the corner, stress, depression, ADHD and anxiety are likely. Here are 7 wonderful tips for staying focused and present this season.
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.