Sports and mental health are proven to have a connection. Team sports have long been a popular activity for people of all ages. While some people play just for fun, there are many others who play at a highly competitive level. No matter your reason, however, there are benefits and dangers to playing sports. Benefits […]
Discreet Telehealth? 5 Ways to Keep Your Digital Conversations Private
Generations Behavioral Healthcare offers discreet telehealth services in Illinois and Florida. Psychiatry, Psychology, Counseling, and Medication Management.
Coping with Bullying
Coping with bullying is very difficult. Bullies are everywhere, with a reported 90% of children stating that they have been bullied at one time in their life, according to Bullying.org. More than simply making fun of someone, the daily taunting, and berating of a child can affect their performance in school and emotional well-being, and […]
How to Select a Counselor
We receive a lot of inquiries on how to select a counselor. When selecting a counselor, make sure to consider the type of license, qualifications, and specialties of that person. While there are a specific set of criteria for licensing, some counselors will choose to specialize in a particular area, such as marriage or family […]
What is Telepsychiatry?
What is Telepsychiatry? “Telepsychiatry” involves the use of computer-assisted devices to provide counseling and psychiatric medication management services. Here, the client and provider will usually interface over the computer using a secure, HIPAA-compliant portal in order to “meet” virtually over the internet. With advancements in technology, the availability and scope of Telehealth services are […]
What is (ADHD)?
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder that is characterized by a chronic pattern of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity or a combination of the three that affect how a person functions in their day-to-day life. ADHD is very common among children, and three times more prevalent among boys than girls. Once referred to as […]
What is Bipolar Disorder?
-What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar Disorder is descriptive of a category of mood disorders that are defined by episodes of abnormal mood swings with related changes in energy level and behavior. It is actually quite serious and dangerous because the person who is suffering from the disorder is often not even aware of it. There […]
What is Anxiety?
What is anxiety? Anxiety or generalized anxiety disorder is a debilitating mental disorder characterized by excessive fears or worries about everyday things in life. The constant worrying is unrealistic and is characterized by a state of unease or apprehension that is exaggerated or out of proportion to the situation. Individuals who experience this are in […]
What is Substance Abuse?
Substance abuse is a pattern of harmful use of any drug or medicine for mood-altering purposes. Here, the term “substances” refers to a variety of both legal drugs – like alcohol, marijuana, and nicotine – as well as illegal ones – like cocaine, heroin, and psychedelic compounds. It is generally believed that the use of […]
What is Couples Therapy?
Also known as marriage counseling, couples therapy is a form of psychotherapy that aims at helping couples recognize and resolve their conflicts to improve their relationships. However, couples can choose either to rebuild their relationship afterward or go their separate ways. When Couples Therapy is Necessary Couples therapy is used for helping couples in intimate […]