Tobacco Frequency of Use

The CDC recently published an article about tobacco use among middle school and high school students and the risks.

Tobacco product use during adolescence increases the risk for lifelong nicotine addiction and immediate adverse health effects (1,2). During 2011–2017, current use of cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, and pipe tobacco decreased significantly among middle and high school students, but current use of ...

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Mental Health New Years Resolutions

With Hannukkah and Christmas a recent memory we begin to look to 2019 and with a new year comes resolutions. Have you thought to make some resolutions for your mental health? Here are a few suggestions from Psychology Today to get your resolution list started:

Exercising

Much research indicates that exercise is fundamental to good mental health. It releases natural endorphins which can significantly improve mood. In ...

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Tips for Beating the Holiday Blues

With Christmas just around the corner people often feel overwhelmed or depressed with long to-do lists, high expectations and financial stress. Health.com recently posted a list of tips to beat the holiday blues. Check it out below:

  • Plan ahead 

Spend some time figuring out how to take care of yourself during this time, says John Sharp, MD, a psychiatrist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, ...

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Effective To-do Lists

The holidays are in full swing – which means that everyone’s to-do lists are overflowing with items to get done in short order. What is the most effective way to get everything done at work so that you can accomplish your after work list too? Experts now say that planing for possible interruptions may help ...

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Can Yoga Improve Your Health?

The holidays can naturally bring on stress, but is there anything you can do to help? Science has proven that doing yoga can help with a myriad of health conditions – stress among them. So as you settle into the hustle bustle of December take a few minutes to read the article below, published on Bustle.com and pencil ...

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Five Surprising Signs You May Have Anxiety

The term anxiety is thrown around frequently to signify a multitude of feelings. But what are actual signs of anxiety? Earlier this year CNBC published the article below with some surprising signs that could mean you have anxiety. If you or a loved one is suffering from anxiety call Soublis Psychological Associates today at ...

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Facts About ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting about 10% of children and adults. This disease has more implications that people may realize. Relationship problems, academic issues, problems with obsessing, and more traffic citations are just a few of the real life issues that can be exacerbated in people living with ADHD. At Soublis Psychological Associates ...

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Childhood Anxiety

What does childhood anxiety really look like? Parents believe they will know if their child is struggling with something as big as anxiety, and yet the behaviors don’t always lead to an easy answer. The article below, written by Katie Hurley, a psychotherapist and parenting educator and published in The Washington Post examines what childhood anxiety looks like and what parents ...

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Resources for Parents

Parents are frequently interested in gathering information that can help guide their decisions on how to best parent their children. They look for information that is reliable and can help them to better understand what is typical for their child. For example, parents may have concerns about their child’s developmental milestones or how their child responds to a stressful situation.

The American Psychological Association (APA) ...

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Psychologist Versus Psychiatrist

In my private practice, I am frequently asked about the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist. Many of my clients will ask me if I can prescribe medication to them. The answer is no. In the state of Georgia, a licensed psychologist cannot prescribe medications. So, what are the training requirements for a psychologist or a psychiatrist?

A psychiatrist attends medical school and spends many years training to prescribe medication after deciding upon a specialty. He ...

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