LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) youth face a multitude of unique challenges in today’s society, and among the most pressing is the issue of mental health. Understanding and addressing these challenges is crucial for ensuring the well-being of this vulnerable demographic. That’s why we’d like to take the…

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Stress and depression are prevalent among college students, with the demanding academic environment, social pressures, and life transitions often taking a toll on mental health. As students strive to excel academically while navigating personal challenges, taking care of one’s mental health becomes paramount for overall well-being. When student stress leads…

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As the seasons change and spring emerges, many people experience a shift in mood. While some may feel rejuvenated and energized by the warmer weather and longer days, others may struggle with feelings of sadness, lack of energy, or low mood. But are these seasonal “springtime blues” a sign of…

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Postpartum depression (PPD) is a prevalent mental health condition that affects many new mothers worldwide. According to the CDC, it affects about 1 in 8 new mothers in the US (1). While the postpartum, or after birth period, is often portrayed as a time of joy and bonding, it can…

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Living in New York City can be exhilarating, but it can also be incredibly stressful. The hustle and bustle of city life, along with the pressures of work, relationships, and daily challenges, can take a toll on anyone’s mental well-being. It’s no wonder, then, that many New Yorkers struggle with…

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When it comes to mental health, women face unique challenges that contribute to higher rates of depression compared to men. This gender disparity in mental health outcomes, often referred to as the “gender depression gap,” highlights the need for greater understanding and support for women’s mental health. On a more…

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Depression is a complex and challenging mental health condition that often requires a personalized approach to treatment. Not everyone responds well to every treatment, and it can take some time to find the right treatment—or combination of treatments—that works for you.  While traditional types of antidepressants, such as selective serotonin…

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In the realm of mental health treatment, understanding the roles of different professionals can be crucial for individuals seeking the proper support. At Madison Avenue TMS & Psychiatry, people often ask, “Do psychiatrists do therapy?”  Although “therapy” can be used to refer to a range of treatments, including medical interventions,…

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Incorporating exercise into daily routines has emerged as a powerful ally in the pursuit of good mental health, particularly for individuals grappling with different types of depression or anxiety. With the new year upon us, many people look to make a fresh start, and setting new exercise and fitness goals…

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