Sunshine Behavioral Health Blog

July 2, 2020

Independence Day / Fourth of July

Often, we don’t value our independence until it’s gone. We might not notice the loss of our independence, even though it might be slipping away, little by little, one loss of freedom at a time. This can happen with drug addiction. People might intend to use drugs occasionally to cope […]

June 27, 2020

National PTSD Awareness Day

National PTSD Awareness Day Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an insidious condition. By producing nightmares, it can affect a person’s sleep. By producing flashbacks, it can interrupt a person’s waking hours by creating fear, depression, and anger. It can also lead to other conditions, such as alcohol or drug addiction. […]

June 23, 2020

Men’s Health Month: Common Health Problems and How to Treat Them

Men’s Health Month: Common Health Problems and How to Treat Them June is Men’s Health Month, and it’s essential that men focus on becoming — and staying — healthy. The goal of taking a whole month to focus on the health of men is to encourage education that helps males […]

June 19, 2020

Father’s Day

Father’s Day Mothers receive a lot of credit in our culture, and rightfully so. But sometimes, fathers don’t receive the credit they deserve. Fathers have a tremendous influence on the lives of their children. Children perform better cognitively and academically if they have fathers who are caring and actively involved […]

June 15, 2020

Men’s Health Month: Men and Suicide

Men Increasingly at Risk of Suicide Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death for men — actually, tied for seventh with Alzheimer’s disease — according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), accounting for only 2.6% of deaths. Without taking gender into account, suicide is 10th. That […]

June 4, 2020

Embrace the Benefits of Owning a Feline for Hug Your Cat Day

Embrace the Benefits of Owning a Feline for Hug Your Cat Day Dogs might be called man’s best friend, but cats are no slouches in the companion department. So, in honor of National Hug Your Cat Day, here’s some appreciation for our feline friends. Besides being soft, fuzzy, and incapable […]