Mind Health Blog

Feeling ADD about ADD medication

The add medication shortage has been a growing issue for patients and healthcare providers alike. At Mind Health Group Pharmacy, a Michigan psychiatric pharmacy, we have seen firsthand the challenges that arise when patients are unable to access the medications they need. One of the main reasons for the add medication shortage is a lack…

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Why does the “most wonderful time of the year” feel so bad?

“Seasonal anxiety” and “seasonal depression” are two phrases mentioned a lot this time of year. And, for good reason. Between the pressures of shopping, gift-giving, and visiting with family, it’s no wonder that the “most wonderful time of the year” can feel like anything but. Add the changing seasons and it’s almost surprising if you…

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A Formula for Anxiety

A formula for anxiety. Being a parent is tough. Being a parent at any time in the last 2 years can feel like one overwhelming obstacle after another. From just general questions about the pandemic, the struggles of remote learning, and so many other “once in a lifetime” challenges burdened upon parents from the pandemic,…

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Who Needs Rules?

Who needs rules? We’ve all had a time where we’ve hated having rules. Maybe 35mph felt too slow for that stretch of road, or maybe we had a curfew that just seemed way too early when we were younger. The fact of the matter is, we all experience rules and if we’re well-behaved members of…

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Keeping Relationships Healthy

While Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are making headlines for their very public (and sometimes hilarious) trial where domestic violence is at the center, it’s a reminder that relationship problems can affect anyone. Dr. Weinstein, Michigan Psychiatrist weighs in: “Good communication is a primary ingredient for a healthy relationship… what that really means is you’re…

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Lifted Mask Mandate For Travel May Cause Some Anxiety

As of the writing of this article, the mask mandate for airports and airplanes that has been the new normal for the last two years has been lifted. What does this mean? Well, for some it’s the green light to get on a plane and travel for the first time in years. For others, it…

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Mastering The Masters

The topic of sports and mental health are becoming more and more intertwined. And this year’s Masters was no exception. While headlines of Tiger Woods’ triumphant return from injury were often accompanied with stories of his legendary mental fortitude, the true story of the tournament revolved around golf’s newest #1, Scottie Scheffler. @maxxgolf #maxxgolf #maxx…

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OK Starts Today, Even at the Olympics

With the goings-on in the Olympics recently, mental health has certainly caught the public eye. As the audience, it’s easy to forget that there are people up there putting their all – careers,  energy, wellbeing, emotions – into performing for our entertainment. Let’s take a step back and explore the context for the discussion of…

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Aquarium Photo By Stefan Petrmichl

5 Things To Know About Anxiety

Do you feel like your day-to-day has become riddled with stress? Do you feel constantly nervous or worried?  Are you overwhelmed with daily life?  Being stressed, nervous or overwhelmed are feelings everyone experiences. Whether it’s a job interview, financial concerns, a complicated life event, or relationship issues, however, when stress or nervousness becomes completely debilitating,…

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Coping With Anxiety and Fear As The World Re-Opens

Although the coronavirus is still affecting the world, we are starting to see that the world has begun to open back up. Life went from being completely normal to it being shut down almost overnight. We stayed inside and watched countless hours of Netflix, learned new cooking recipes, and began to appreciate the downtime from…

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