Suffering the loss of a beloved friend or family member is one of the toughest challenges we must face throughout our lifetime. When we lose a partner, sibling or parent, we experience an array of extremely intense emotions. During this period of time it's important to mourn, but grieving can be difficult without a grasp on effective coping strategies. Left unaddressed, grieving can lead to overwh... Read More >>
When we think of seasonal holidays, the first thing that usually comes to mind is time off from work, religious or spiritual festivals, or the opportunity to spend time with our loved ones. What many of us probably don’t realize, however, is that holiday anxieties are pretty common around this time of year. In fact, many of our patients here at the Fieve Depression Center report seasonal holiday... Read More >>
Over the past few years, we have seen an explosion in the number of Americans who abuse prescription medicine – specifically, opioids. Even though there is an ever-growing media attention to the problem, some associated mental issues are not discussed much.
We’re fortunate enough to live during a time when it is much more socially acceptable to talk about these problems openly. In previou... Read More >>