Focus Essentials Blog: Information on a variety of mental health issues
Researching Micronutrients for Treating Mental Health Disorders
There's been a considerable amount of talk surrounding the health benefits of taking a micronutrient supplement to help manage symptoms of mental illness. Learn more about the research conducted on the effectiveness of using micronutrient supplements to treat mental illness.
The Mental Health Crisis Hits College Students Across America
It's no secret the United States is facing a mental health crisis, but did you know that it's hitting colleges and universities around the country hard? Learn more about the stats surrounding mental health among college students and how we can help.
Coping with Adult ADHD: A New Solution for Treatment
While attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed mental health disorders in children, over eight percent of adults 18-44 years of age will be diagnosed with adult ADHD.
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
Understanding Depression: Symptoms, Diagnoses, and Treatment
“The sun stopped shining for me is all. The whole story is: I am sad. I am sad all the time and the sadness is so heavy that I can’t get away from it. Not ever.” -Nina LaCour
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.