The Hidden Crisis in Men’s Mental Health

By Matt Zerker10 min read Just over a year ago, I was suicidal and could not get out of bed. In January 2018, I lost one of my closest friends Christian very suddenly to a pulmonary embolism (the sudden blockage of a major blood vessel in the lung, usually by a blood clot) and it turned my world upside down. Christian was a rock for … Continue reading The Hidden Crisis in Men’s Mental Health

A School Psychologist’s Advice For Students On How To Cope During This ‘New Normal’

By Rahul Kumar9 min read As the pandemic prolongs, many are understandably feeling anxious, worried, and stressed. At BroglieBox, we are speaking to different mental health professionals that are providing support for individuals during this time and sharing tips on how to take care of your mental health.  Access to mental health has become a significant topic amid the pandemic, especially for college students. The … Continue reading A School Psychologist’s Advice For Students On How To Cope During This ‘New Normal’

Here’s How A Psychiatrist is Providing Care To Young People During The Pandemic

By Rahul Kumar6 min read Right now, amid the seemingly never-ending pandemic, many are understandably anxious, worried, and stressed. At BroglieBox, we are speaking to different mental health professionals that are providing support for individuals during this time, and understanding how care has adapted as a result of the pandemic. Generation Z was already experiencing a mental health crisis during this pandemic, as seen by … Continue reading Here’s How A Psychiatrist is Providing Care To Young People During The Pandemic

Day #1 of your Mental Healthcare Journey

By Linzy Farmerie-Mogielski, Content Editor of BroglieBox5 min read If I could hop into a time machine, there is so much that I wish I could tell myself about where to start in addressing my mental health. I knew I needed help and I knew that it was time that I advocate for my well being. Most people ask themselves the same questions… I’ve never been … Continue reading Day #1 of your Mental Healthcare Journey

Are you mentally well enough for college?

By Dr. Nicholas Joyce8 min read Last spring an 18-year-old college freshman who got straight A’s in high school – but was now failing several courses – came to my office on the campus where I work as a psychologist. The student was seeking a medical exception so that he could withdraw from the classes he failed instead of taking the F’s and dragging down … Continue reading Are you mentally well enough for college?

Healing Your Brain with Food – Q&A with Dr. Uma Naidoo

By The BroglieBox Team10 min read We had the pleasure of interviewing Harvard-trained psychiatrist and nutrition expert Dr. Uma Naidoo. “Dr. Naidoo draws on cutting-edge research to explain the many ways in which food contributes to our mental health, and shows how a sound diet can help treat and prevent a wide range of psychological and cognitive health issues, from ADHD to anxiety to OCD.” … Continue reading Healing Your Brain with Food – Q&A with Dr. Uma Naidoo

The Major Impacts of Sleep Deprivation

By Hilary Adams, PhD8 min read Take a moment to calculate how many hours of sleep you got each night this week. Are you sleeping eight to nine hours per night? If not, you are probably in “sleep debt,” and that can have negative effects on physical and mental health.  It’s not just you; research shows that teens and young adults across the country are … Continue reading The Major Impacts of Sleep Deprivation

Defined: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

By The BroglieBox Team10 min read Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. SymptomsPost-traumatic stress disorder symptoms may start within one month of a traumatic event, but sometimes symptoms may not appear until years … Continue reading Defined: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Defined: Anxiety Disorders

By The BroglieBox Team5 min read Fear is an emotional response to an immediate threat and is more associated with a fight or flight reaction – either staying to fight or leaving to escape danger. Thus, anxiety is a common response to stress. Anxiety refers to the anticipation of a future concern and is more associated with muscle tension and avoidance behavior. However, anxiety disorders … Continue reading Defined: Anxiety Disorders

The What, Why, And How Of Perfectionism

by Paras Ramani, MFTI10 min read Does your teen feel like what he/she achieves is never quite good enough? More often than not, does your teen put off turning in papers or projects because he/she wants to get them just right? Does your teen feel like he/she must give more than 100 percent on everything he/she does to not be considered mediocre or be seen … Continue reading The What, Why, And How Of Perfectionism