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Finding Peace Amidst the Chaos 13 Effective Ways to Manage Anxiety

By Erin Recinos, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC | July 1, 2024 |

Living with anxiety can feel like navigating a stormy sea without a compass. If you’ve found yourself overwhelmed by worry, stress, or fear, you’re not alone. Anxiety affects more than 301 million people worldwide, impacting their daily lives and overall well-being. Understanding and managing anxiety is crucial for maintaining mental health and living a balanced…

Medication Management for Mental Health

Mastering Medication Management for Mental Health

By Erin Recinos, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC | July 1, 2024 |

Navigating the world of mental health can be challenging, especially when it comes to understanding and managing medications.  For many, the right medication can be life-changing, providing relief from symptoms and improving overall quality of life. But how do you ensure you’re rightly taking the right medication? This guide aims to demystify the process, offering…

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Medications and Mental Illness: What You Need to Know

By Erin Recinos, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC | May 27, 2024 |

Navigating mental illness can be challenging, but understanding your treatment options is crucial. If you’re in Colorado, finding the right support is essential. Medicaid psychiatrists in Colorado, including those at behavioral health centers in Colorado Springs, can provide personalized care. Psychiatric hospitals in Colorado Springs offer comprehensive treatment plans, while LifeStance therapists & psychiatrists in…

Empathy: The Case for Smiling at Strangers :-)~

1st, Let’s Define Empathy There is not one officially agreed upon definition of empathy in the world of psychology, but a commonly accepted conceptualization of empathy is that it is...
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Self-Induced Suffering and How to Stop It

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The experience of being human comes with it a daily balancing act of external forces that are often out of our control (e.g. bad drivers on the highway,...
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Anxiety

Guess what mental health disorder I’m describing which impacts 30% in women and 19% in men at some point in their lives: feeling nervous restless tense a sense of impending...
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Care & Share For Thanksgiving Food Drive

Food Drive We are collecting non-perishable food items to donate to Care and Share for Thanksgiving! Please bring in all donations by November 18th, 2022. Please see below their most...
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Social Connectedness and Mental Health Benefits

At Bright Futures Psychiatry, we understand the crucial role of social connectedness in mental health. Our team, including experienced Medicaid psychiatrists in Colorado, emphasizes the importance of building strong relationships....
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What is a Queer-Affirming Provider?

What does Queer mean? The word “queer” used to be an insult towards people who are not heterosexual, and was most often used against gay men. The first definition listed...
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