APA's Help Center is your online resource for brochures, tips and articles on the psychological issues that affect your physical and emotional well-being, as well as information about referrals.
Almost 50% of Americans think the stigma of seeking mental health services has decreased. (APA Survey 2004)
It's OK to feel less than jolly about the holidays, psychologists say. But blah feelings lasting after the New Year could mean something more serious.
Financial concerns remain top stressors for Americans heading into holidays
Tuning into emotional or behavioral cues is important in identifying potential problems and working with your young person to provide guidance and support to successfully work through difficult times. Here are some tips from the American Psychological Association (APA) on ways to recognize possible signs of stress.
Chronic stress--constant and persistant stress over an extended period of time--can be debilitating and overwhelming. Improving lifestyle and making better behavior choices are essential steps toward reducing stress and increasing overall health. APA offers the following tips to address chronic stress.