• 6 Tips for Managing Your Mental Illness During the Holidays

  • How to Encourage a Loved One to Seek Mental Health Help

  • Understanding Bipolar Disorder

  • How Can I Know If My Therapist Is Helping?

  • Strategies for Adults Living With ADHD

  • Understanding OCD

Blog Articles

How to Encourage a Loved One to Seek Mental Health Help

The only thing harder than watching someone you love struggle with their mental health is knowing they could benefit from professional care, but they won’t seek help. Here are some ways you can encourage them to do just that.

Nov 26th, 2018
Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder causes drastic mood shifts ranging from high-energy manic episodes to low-energy bouts of depression. Here’s what you should know about this chronic — but highly treatable — psychiatric illness.

Oct 29th, 2018
How Can I Know If My Therapist Is Helping?

Therapy is a subjective experience, so how can you know if it’s helping? Here are a few ways to evaluate your personal therapy journey so you can work out whether the road you’re on will get you where you want to go.

Sep 17th, 2018
Strategies for Adults Living With ADHD

If you’re one of the 11 million adults in the United States with ADHD, you know how hard it can be to avoid distractions, get organized, and work efficiently. These simple behavioral strategies can help you manage your symptoms and stay focused.

Aug 16th, 2018
Understanding OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) affects millions of people of all ages and from all walks of life. Learning as much as you can about this equal-opportunity mental disorder is one of the best ways to understand it.

Jul 18th, 2018
Avoid Addiction With These Medication Management Techniques

It’s no secret that prescription medications meant to reduce your pain, control anxiety, and otherwise positively influence your life can also be addictive. At Folsom Psychiatry, we can help you manage these medications, so you gain the optimal health.

Apr 10th, 2018
Why Women Are More Prone to Depression

The fact that women seem more prone to depression than men may be the last thing you want to hear – but it’s true. We can help you sort through the possible reasons for this gender gap.

Mar 22nd, 2018
Why Isn’t Your Medication Working? It Could Be Your Genes

Perhaps you or a family member started taking a new medication and came to the realization -- either right away or over time -- that it wasn’t helping. Here’s an in-depth look at why that might be happening and how genetic testing can help.

Feb 14th, 2018
The Link Between Obesity and Weight Loss

People experience depression for a multitude of reasons. The causes vary so greatly from individual to individual that we couldn’t possibly cover them all extensively in one blog post. For this month’s post, we’re focusing on just one potential cause that’

Sep 26th, 2017
Is it Anxiety? Recognizing and Treating the Condition

Our minds are very powerful. We all experience periods of great stress or nervousness. But why do some people’s bodies flood with adrenaline just sitting at their desk? This state of high alertness is what it’s like living with anxiety.

Jul 28th, 2017
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