When someone is in emotional pain, you can’t just “snap out of it”! Individualized treatment and personal commitment are needed to achieve success. Do you need medication, psychotherapy, support services, or a combination? At Progressive Mind Center, we are able to provide those services or refer you to other competent professionals. Our practice believes that a comprehensive evaluation and appropriate treatment lays the groundwork to develop an individualized plan to help you get back to the true you.
Most people feel sad or irritable from time to time. They may say they're in a bad mood. A mood disorder is different. It affects a person's everyday emotional state. Nearly one in ten people aged 18 and older have mood disorders. These include depression and bipolar disorder. Depression affects an estimated one in 15 adults (6.7%) in any given year. And one in six people (16.6%) will experience depression at some time in their life.
Children can develop the same mental health conditions as adults, but their symptoms may be different. Diagnosing mental illness in children can take time because young children may have trouble understanding or expressing their feelings, and normal development varies. These problems are distressing to children and disrupt their ability to function well at home, in school or in other social situations.
ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder but you don’t need to by hyperactive to have it. ADHD is a disorder that impacts about 11% of children and almost 5% of adults in the U.S. “Attention deficit” is a misleading name. “Attention deregulation” might be a more accurate description since most people with ADHD have more than enough attention — they just can’t consistently harness it in the right direction at the right tim
The term addiction does not only refer to dependence on substances such as heroin or cocaine. Some addictions also involve an inability to stop partaking in activities such as gambling, eating, or working. Many people, but not all, start using a drug or first engage in an activity voluntarily. However, addiction can take over and reduce self-control.
Anxiety disorders differ from normal feelings of nervousness or anxiousness, and involve excessive fear or anxiety. Anxiety disorders are the most common of mental disorders and affect nearly 30% of adults at some point in their lives. But anxiety disorders are treatable and a number of effective treatments are available.
Trauma disorders are mental health conditions that are caused by a traumatic experience. Trauma is subjective, but common examples that may trigger a disorder include abuse, neglect, witnessing violence, losing a loved one, or being in a natural disaster. Trauma disorders cause extreme fear, anxiety, depression, outbursts, flashbacks, and other symptoms that can cause significant impairment.