Mental Health Blogs

At Peak, we believe that everyone deserves the best treatment available. Not only that, but everyone should have the resources and knowledge to live a fulfilling life. Below you’ll find our latest blogs on various mental health topics.

If you or a loved one is dealing with a mental health disorder, our team is here for you. Reach out today to learn more about our programs and facility.

Foods that Boost Serotonin

Serotonin, often referred to as the “feel-good” neurotransmitter, plays a crucial role in regulating mood, sleep, and overall mental well-being. Imbalances in serotonin levels have been linked to various mental health issues. While medications are commonly prescribed to address serotonin imbalances, incorporating certain foods into your diet can also contribute to boosting serotonin naturally.

PTSD vs Anxiety: How to Tell the Difference

PTSD and anxiety share similar symptoms, making it difficult to differentiate between the two. PTSD is a mental health disorder that can develop after a person experiences a traumatic event such as sexual assault, physical violence, or a natural disaster.

What Is The Difference Between Anxiety And Depression?

Anxiety, a multifaceted mental health issue, is defined by excessive worry, fear, and unease. It goes beyond normal stress reactions, manifesting as a persistent and often irrational apprehension about future events. Individuals with anxiety may experience physical symptoms like restlessness, muscle tension, and elevated heart rate.

PTSD vs Depression

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and depression are both mental health conditions that can significantly impact an individual’s overall health and well-being. In some cases, both can even be so debilitating that they prevent the person from being able to go about their daily lives.

How to Maintain Mental Health in the Winter

Living with bipolar disorder is a challenge for anyone. Trying to cope with this mental illness without receiving proper help complicates it even more. When you make the brave decision to seek help from a bipolar disorder treatment center, you can begin to start living a happier and healthier life.

Goals for Mental Health in the New Year

As the new year approaches, it’s time to start thinking about ways to improve our mental health. Whether it’s dealing with stress, improving self-care practices, or finding more positive ways to think and act, setting goals for better mental health is an important part of leading a healthier and happier life.