Living with a mental health condition is difficult. Depression can make day-to-day activities, such as getting out of bed, a struggle. And to make matters worse, people often do not seek mental healthcare due to stigma.
There is an emerging body of clinical evidence that shows that meditation is associated with many beneficial necessities including reducing anxiety and depression. For this article, we discuss what meditation is and how it can help.
Recovering from depression or anxiety is difficult. Unlike other illnesses, patients cannot be prescribed a miracle medication that immediately makes them feel better. To make matters worse, a majority of patients barely see their providers, making recovery unlikely.
TL;DR — I’m Benson, one of the co-founders of Prairie Health. As someone who struggled to seek psychiatric care, I’m proud to be a part of Prairie. We’re dedicated to making mental healthcare work for you by offering the kind of care that I wish I had.
One of the issues in psychiatry today is the lack of personalization. Physicians have historically used a “one size fits all” approach to prescribing medications, even though we know that women and minorities do not process antidepressants the same way as white men.