How to get Prescribed Antidepressants

How to get Prescribed Antidepressants

Did you know that about 300 million people around the world suffer from depression? Although many people suffer from depression, many of them do not receive treatment for it. It is essential to ask for help and find the best treatment option for you. If you want to know how to get prescribed antidepressants, you came to the right place. Read on to learn more about antidepressants and how to get on them. What Are Antidepressants? An antidepressant is a medication that helps treat depression and other mental health problems. Antidepressants help change neurotransmitters in your brain by improving your…
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How to Get an Autistic Child to Sleep

How to Get an Autistic Child to Sleep

How to Get an Autistic Child to Sleep Sleep problems are common amongst autistic children with an estimated 50 to 80 percent experiencing trouble falling and staying asleep. Autistic children are more likely to have secondary diagnoses that directly and indirectly affect their sleep cycle. Consequently, medications may get in the way too.  This leaves many parents and caregivers asking the question: How to Get an Autistic Child to Sleep. Autism and Sleep Autism can influence the sleep cycle in any number of ways. For example, the differences in the autistic brain may contribute to irregular circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms control all…
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What to Consider When Choosing a Drug Treatment Program

What to Consider When Choosing a Drug Treatment Program

If you or someone you love is in need of a drug treatment program, you're probably wondering what should a person consider when choosing a drug treatment program in Arizona? The plan you choose can make or break an addict's recovery. Keep reading as we break down what to consider when finding a drug treatment program. What to Consider When Choosing a Drug Treatment Program When choosing a drug treatment program, there are a couple of things you'll want to consider. Let's break it down. Know Your Options Before you commit to a treatment program, know that there are different…
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How to Help Children with Depression and Anxiety Stay Calm

How to Help Children with Depression and Anxiety Stay Calm

How to Help Children with Depression and Anxiety Stay Calm By Candice Shaffer of Una Residences, The XI, One Dalton, The Astor, and EVGB Though we often hear about the many mental health issues affecting the adult population, the mental health needs of children often go overlooked. Unfortunately, largely ignoring the problem has only exacerbated it for decades. In fact, according to research conducted by Wolters Kluwer Health found that one in 20 children is now struggling with either depression or anxiety. Even more dire, researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have found that depressed children are six times as likely as their peers to…
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How to Create a Calming Space for Your Autistic Child

How to Create a Calming Space for Your Autistic Child

Doll children background design with colourful letters spelling out Autism We all need a space to call out own, and that includes autistic children.  Every child is different but learning their sensory needs will help you create a perfect space.  No matter their sensory need, they can extremely benefit from a calming space to go relax and cool down in. We have one for each child in our house (well, the teen just has her room. But that makes her happy).  One of our spaces is an open closet transformed into a calming room, with calm lights, sensory tools, a…
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What is a Weighted Blanket – Autism, ADHD, Anxiety, & Insomnia!

What is a Weighted Blanket – Autism, ADHD, Anxiety, & Insomnia!

Weighted blankets, vests, and other similar devices are spread throughout our home.  Having three children with autism, sleep apnea, anxiety, ADHD diagnosis, these tools are priceless!  Soon after their diagnosis, I started hearing about deep pressure devices.  I began asking "what is a weighted blanket?" and "what are the benefits of a weighted blanket?" Our first deep pressure touch stimulation (DPTS) device was a weighted compression vest for our son.  The compression combined with the weights gave him the equivalent of a big hug the entire time he wore it!  It was great when he would wear it.  The problem was,…
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