February 26, 2024
This week, the CTSHealth blog brings awareness to self-harm behavior.
February 19, 2024
What do eating disorders have to do with mental health?
Eating disorders are serious mental health conditions characterized by...
February 12, 2024
What is a Random Act of Kindness?
Random acts of kindness are small, spontaneous gestures or actions...
February 5, 2024
Teen Dating Violence Awareness
Teen dating violence is a serious and concerning issue...
January 29, 2024
Black History Month
Black History Month is an annual observance and celebration that highlights...
January 24, 2024
How to get involved in Mentorship
Earlier this week, our blog featured mentorship and the importance of it.
January 22, 2024
Mentorship: What is it and why is it important?
A mentor is an experienced and knowledgeable individual who provides guidance, support, and advice to someone...
January 15, 2024
Stop Bullying, Speak Up!
Bullying is a repeated and intentional aggressive behavior where an individual...
January 8, 2024
Being aware of Human Trafficking
Human Trafficking Awareness Day is January 11th.
January 1, 2024
How New Year's Resolutions Can Impact Your Mental Health
New Year's resolutions can have both positive and negative impacts on mental health,
December 11, 2023
Holidays and Mental Health
The holidays can have both positive and negative effects...
December 4, 2023
Disabilities and Mental Health
Disabilities can have a significant impact on mental health,
November 27, 2023
Giving Tuesday is a global day of charitable giving that takes place on the Tuesday...
November 20, 2023
Diabetes and Mental Health
Living with diabetes or any chronic illness can have a significant impact on mental health.
November 13, 2023
Transgender and Mental Health
Transgender individuals may face unique challenges that can impact their mental health.
November 6, 2023
Being A Family Caregiver And The Impact On One's Mental Health
This week we’re recognizing and honoring the efforts of family caregivers who provide essential care...
October 30, 2023
Depression Diagnosis and Treatment
October 23, 2023
What is Depression?
Depression is a mental health disorder characterized by persistent feelings of sadness...
October 16, 2023
ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is a neuro-developmental disorder that affects both children and adults.
October 9, 2023
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition characterized by a pattern of persistent,...
October 2, 2023
Mental Health Awareness Week
This week, CTSHealth aims to raise awareness about mental health issues and promote mental...
September 25, 2023
Ending the Stigma of Mental Health Challenges
Ending the stigma of mental health challenges is a complex...
September 18, 2023
Helping Suicidal Individuals
This article is not a substitute for professional help, but here are some...
September 11, 2023
How to Help Prevent Suicide
What Is Suicide Prevention?
September 4, 2023
Screening For Depression
September is National Suicide Prevention Month and our blogs this month will...
August 28, 2023
Sleep and How It Affects Mental Health
Sleep plays a crucial role in maintaining good mental health.
August 21, 2023
Behavioral Health Services in Schools
In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the need for comprehensive...
August 14, 2023
It's back to school time!
The back-to-school period can have a significant impact on kids' mental health...
August 7, 2023
Relationships and Mental Health
Relationships can have a significant impact on mental health...
July 31, 2023
Human Trafficking: How You Can Help
Recognizing the signs of human trafficking is crucial in identifying potential victims and intervening to help them.
July 24, 2023
Human Trafficking Awareness
You can help end human trafficking by sharing information and learning how to report it.
July 17, 2023
Self-Care for Families
Summertime typically means more family time, more vacations and a little slower pace.
July 10, 2023
Recovering From Family Trauma
Last week, our blog gave the positive and negative impacts families can have on an individual’s mental health.
July 3, 2023
Families and Their Impact on Mental Health
The blogs for the next two weeks will focus on the effect that families and family life...
June 26, 2023
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
PTSD stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. It is a mental health condition that can...
June 19, 2023
Minority health awareness refers to the efforts aimed at addressing the health disparities and promoting...
June 12, 2023
Men's Health Awareness
We celebrate Father’s Day in June so it’s also a great time to focus on men's health.
June 5, 2023
It’s June and our first blog this month is focusing on Pride Month and the LGBTQ+ community.
May 28, 2023
Women's Mental Health Awareness
Women's mental health awareness focuses specifically on raising awareness....
May 22, 2023
Becoming a Foster Parent
Becoming a foster parent can be an incredibly rewarding experience.
May 15, 2023
Foster care refers to the system of providing temporary care and support to children who...
May 8, 2023
The Stigma Surrounding Mental Health
There are many reasons why there is a stigma surrounding mental health, including:
May 1, 2023
Mental health refers to a person's overall psychological and emotional well-being.
April 24, 2023
Sexual Assault Awareness
Sexual assault refers to any unwanted sexual behavior or activity that is forced...
April 17, 2023
Counseling and/or therapy is a process where a trained professional, such as a counselor or therapist...
April 10, 2023
Child Abuse Awareness
It is estimated that at least 1 in 7 children have experienced child abuse or neglect in the United States.
April 3, 2023
Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a developmental disorder that affects communication...
March 27, 2023
Alcohol Abuse Awareness
We’re finishing up our March theme of Self Harm Awareness with a focus this week on Alcohol Awareness.
March 20, 2023
Developmental disabilities are a group of conditions that affect an individual's physical...
March 13, 2023
Brain Injury Awareness
Brain injury awareness is the promotion of understanding and knowledge about brain injuries,
March 6, 2023
Risk Factors of Self-Harm
Warning Signs and Risk Factors of Self-Harm
February 27, 2023
Awareness of Self-Harm
Self-harm is when you hurt yourself as a way of dealing with difficult feelings...
February 20, 2023
Awareness of Eating Disorders
Our focus this week is on awareness of eating disorders.
February 13, 2023
Random Acts of Kindness
Have you ever done something nice for someone, “just because”?
February 6, 2023
Build Your Self-Esteem
10 Ways To Build Your Self Esteem
January 29, 2023
Boost Your Self-Esteem This Month
Self esteem is how we describe our overall sense of worth or the value that we place upon ourselves.
January 23, 2023
We tend to think of play as something solely for children, but really anyone at any age can benefit from play.
January 16, 2023
Our focus this week is on bullying and the damaging effect it can have on mental health.
January 9, 2023
The Importance of Self-Care
Engaging in a self-care routine has been clinically proven to reduce
January 6, 2023
Mentoring and Mental Health
Our January theme is Mental Wellness with the mentoring being the focus of our first week.
October 25, 2022
Healing From Domestic Abuse
Leaving the abusive relationship and situation is just the first step.
October 13, 2022
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
September 23, 2022
A Teen's Guide to Mental Health
When are emotions or thoughts normal and when are they a problem?
September 8, 2022
How To Identify Mental Health Red Flags In Teens
It’s normal for teenagers to be moody at time, but when are a teen’s mood swings a sign of something more?
September 2, 2022
Understanding Teens and Mental Health
Adolescence isn’t an easy time for parents.
August 19, 2022
Depression is a medical condition that affects a person’s mood and ability to function.
August 12, 2022
How to Best Anger Management
Anger is a common emotion that everyone experiences from time to time.
August 8, 2022
Anxiety: Symptoms, Types, and Treatment Options
Anxiety is a normal and healthy emotion.
August 1, 2022
Is There a Reason Why Would You Need Therapy?
Is there a benefit to talking with a stranger once a week about your life struggles?
July 22, 2022
How to Have a Conversation About Mental Health
DO listen without judgement. DON’T interrupt or speak over.
July 15, 2022
The New 9-8-8 Suicide Hotline
What is the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline?
July 8, 2022
Practicing Good Self-Care
Good mental health and wellbeing allows us to live our lives in a positive and meaningful way.
July 1, 2022
You Can Make a Difference in Foster Care
There are nearly 407,000 children in foster care in the United States.
June 27, 2022
10 Myths of Foster Care
Many questions and uncertainties arise when considering becoming a foster parent.