The following is a patient perspective on his experience going through TMS treatment at Plymouth Psych Group and the positive impacts he has noticed. Each experience is individual and unique to the patient, and treatment outcomes may vary.
Trigger Warning: This article discusses depression, self-harm, and suicide which may be
triggering for some readers.
September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and here at Plymouth Psych Group, we know just how important that is. The truth is...
September will be here in a blink of an eye and soon these Summer days will be behind us. It won’t be long before we are fondly remembering the sunshine on our faces as we bundle up for winter. Here are 5 tips to make the most of the summer we have left.
At PPG, we commemorate this year's Black History Month by the past, present and and future of Black mental health, and by doing our part to ensure equal access to mental health support within our own community.
During the month of April, we are celebrating Autism Acceptance Month. With the prevalence of autism in the United States rising from being 1 in 125 children (2010) to 1 in 59 children (2020), the need for acceptance is greater than ever.
Many people assume that bipolar disorder describes someone who feels elated one moment and very sad the next. While unusual emotional shifts are at the core of bipolar disorder, there’s much more to this very complex condition.
Nearly two-thirds of people in the United States have been exposed to at least one traumatic event during their lives, and the effects can be long-lasting. Here’s a look at the wide net that trauma can cast over your mental health.
We’re constantly reminded that the holidays are supposed to be full of joy and merriment, but that may not hold true for the millions of people who have depression. If you have depression, here are a few tips that can help you through.
You want the best future for your child, especially if that child has unique challenges, such as autism. There’s no single path to adulthood, but there are tools and support that can pave the way forward. Here’s a look.
While we’ve all had to adjust to a “new normal” thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and sensory difficulties can face much larger challenges, like using masks. Here are some tips to help normalize masks.
From September 6-12,2020, the United States puts suicide prevention in the spotlight during National Suicide Prevention Week. We feel that suicide is a concern any week of the year, but we want to use this time to educate you on this serious problem.
One out of every 54 children in the United States is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, with boys outpacing girls by four to one. One of the reasons for the disparity may be because girls cope with the condition differently.
During the COVID-19 pandemic and social unrest here in Minnesota and around the country, it’s natural to feel worried. How can you tell the difference between normal worry and generalized anxiety that warrants professional help? Read on to find out!
Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Considering racial tensions, injustice to people of color and the civil unrest that following the events of 2020, we wanted to shed some extra light on this year’s Black History month and what it means for mental healthcare.
by Brittan Donohoe, Registered Dietician at Plymouth Psych Group As you think about the past few weeks and uncertainty ahead, food choices may or may not be on your mind. Wherever you fall, I encourage you to reflect on your decisions as you move forward.
Did You Know….? 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness each year (47.6 million in 2018) 1 in 25 adults experience serious mental illness each year (11.4 million in 2018) 1 in 6 youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year...
On Wednesday, October 23rd, the PPG Staff took a stand against bullying and supported Unity Day 2019 by wearing orange. “Orange provides a powerful, visually compelling expression of solidarity…the vibrant statement becomes a conversation starter...
by Cristin Murray, MA, LPCC Mental Health Therapist & Development Manager While back to school can be a very fun and exciting time, changes in schools, teachers, friends and routines can also mean added stress and anxiety for members of your family.
Happy Birthday, America! In observance of Independence Day, our office will be closed on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5. From all of us at Plymouth Psych Group, we wish everyone and fun and safe 4th of July weekend!
We all know that that being a teenager comes along with many new and exciting experiences. Looking back on those years (many, MANY years ago for some of us!), you may remember the feeling of finally getting your driver’s licensce and gaining a newfound...
Mark your calendars for Sunday, March 3rd! 8:30am – 11:00am; Southdale Mall The 19th Annual Steps for Autism (formally Steps for Hope) is just around the corner, and we are busy preparing to take part in all of the festivities.
Due to the severe weather and deteriorating road conditions, Plymouth Psych Group will be closing at 3:00pm today, February 7th. All afternoon groups and appointments are cancelled for the safety of our clients and staff.
2019 is marked with many special dates dedicated to raising awareness about various emotional, physical and psychological health issues. February is marked by Cancer Prevention Awareness Month. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research...
Since we opened the doors to our new Specialty Programs division a couple years ago, we have welcomed 17 different groups of teens who are on the spectrum (or have a related diagnosis) into our ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) Social Skills...
As we prepare for another Autism Spectrum Disorder Social & Emotional Develpment Group to begin next month, we reflect back to our last group of proud graduates who completed the program just a couple of weeks ago.
You may have a typical level of anxiety and this information may help to understand and manage it more effectively. This blog may also be helpful to identify anxiety issues in friends or family to help them get the support that they need.
It is that time of year again where we promise to take better control of our lives. Whether it’s reclaiming our physical health, ditching bad habits, or picking up better ones; we want to look and feel good as we anticipate the year ahead.