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Study Shows Sleep Therapy as an Aid for Depression

A new study shows that curing insomnia in people with depression could double their chance of a full recovery. The study shows that using Cognitive Behavioral Insomnia sleep therapy rather than drugs is very effective in treating depression. Depression affects 18 million Americans each year and more than half of these people are reported to [...]

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A New Study Shows That Teens’ Mental Disorders are Often Left Untreated in U.S.

According to an article in HealthDay News, less than half of American teens with mental health disorders receive treatment.  Those that do get help rarely see a mental health specialists. The findings demonstrate a need for better health services for teens, said study author E. Jane Costello who is an associate director at the Duke [...]

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Happy “May is Mental Health Month” Everyone!

We have had the honor of meeting and working with some of the most talented and brilliant minds in medicine, science, entertainment, therapy and simply inspirational stories over the last 3 years of doing our Radio Show. The candid and emotional stories of our guests continue to inspire us! Some of them from top actors, [...]

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“Have a Coke and a Smile” or “Drink a Coke down… and then Frown”?

Remember the old slogan:  “Have a Coke and a Smile”?  Well, a report came out on Tuesday, January 9th, 2013 that drinking sweet drinks, both with sugar and sugar substitutes has shown to increase depression by as much as 30 to 38%. Full disclosure, our household can often be found with Coca-Cola products, especially Diet [...]

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Amy learns to get through her PTSD flashbacks

Amy started receiving services from Community Connection’s Prevention and Early Intervention program in Spring 2011. When she first entered the program, she was timid and extremely uncomfortable. She had recently discovered her husband’s body after he had committed suicide. Amy was depressed, anxious, and suffering from PTSD flashbacks. At the time, she was currently enrolled [...]

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Veronica’s Success Story: Happy and Confident

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PROP 63 (and Crossroads Family Center)   Before: “Veronica” – Veronica began outpatient mental health services at Crossroads Family Center (CFC) in 2011. She is a 13 year old Hispanic female who lives with her father and younger brother in El Cajon, CA.  Veronica was referred from the hospital due to [...]

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Sun helps patient through recovery

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PROP 63 I have recently had a stroke. Though I have been improving physically, I am weak and discouraged about the slowness of my recovery. Also, I am depressed by the deaths of my three close friends who have recently died. Sun has helped me a great deal by reminding me [...]

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Katie builds trust with therapist and participates in ENGAGE

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PROP 63 “Katie”- When Katie first entered the RMH clinics for treatment she was withdrawn and depressed, isolated and struggled to express herself (anger and hopelessness) due to her history of sexual abuse and depression. After several months of weekly contacts, staff started to see that Katie was beginning to feel [...]

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