Specialized therapeutic methods and medications can provide much-needed symptom relief for individuals with body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs). Some people secretly struggle with body-focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs). Treatment can provide much-needed symptom relief...


About 1 in 100 people engage in self-harm. It is important to recognize the types of self-harm and get effective treatment to improve well-being. With about 1 in 100 people...


Social anxiety and alcohol addiction are especially common co-occurring conditions. Substance abuse can induce social anxiety, but more commonly, people who have both conditions develop social anxiety disorder first. Social...


The stigma surrounding mental health disorders is an issue that many people may not realize they contribute to. Learn how to help reduce mental health stigma. Unfortunately, mental illness stigma exists. People...


Disruptive behaviors disorders negatively impact the person with the condition as well as their family. Fortunately, many treatment options exist to limit symptoms. When someone has oppositional defiant disorder (ODD),...


It can be difficult to separate fact from myth when it comes to information about autism. This article dispels nine common myths about the condition. As with any other condition,...


Read about the potential risks of driving with narcolepsy, and the precautions people with the condition can take to drive safely. Staying alert and focused while driving can be difficult...


This International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, learn what to say to a suicide loss survivor to show that you care. Commonly referred to as Survivor Day, International Survivors of Suicide...


Complex PTSD is a disorder resulting from exposure to long-term trauma. Learn more about the symptoms and causes of C-PTSD. Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD) is a condition that can...


While some medications used to treat anxiety are habit-forming, there are medication and non-medication alternatives. People with anxiety should be aware of these options. Medications with addictive properties are best...