Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition with its hallmark being extreme mood swings that include emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression). These mood swings can affect sleep, energy, activity, judgment, behavior, and the ability to think clearly. Episodes of mood swings may occur rarely or multiple times a year. Bipolar disorder most […]

Did TikTok Tell You You’re Depressed?

About 7% of American adults suffer from depression, and 18% from anxiety, according to a research paper from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. If you watch a few #sad or #depressed videos on TikTok, though, the platform may serve up nearly 100% sad content for you. What you watch, share, like, and follow […]

Combat Stress with Routines

Routines may sound boring at first, but research shows they’re actually able to ease our stress and help us relax. Good routines ultimately enable us to make fewer decisions, free our creativity, and strengthen healthy habits. The focus of National Stress Awareness Month this April is “Back to Basics.” Try some of these ideas to […]

National Depression Screening Day

Mental Health America believes that depression screenings should be a normal part of health care, just like screenings for high blood pressure or screening mammograms. Why?  Clinical depression is a serious illness that affects men and women of all ages and all ethnic backgrounds, yet only about a third of people suffering from this condition […]

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. It’s a tough topic to think about, but rates of suicide in the U.S. have increased 33% since 1999. One person dies of suicide every 11 minutes, and the number of people who seriously think about, plan, or attempt suicide is even higher. For every one death by suicide, […]

Independence Holiday Hours

In observance of Independence Day, many MANA Clinics will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021. For unexpected medical needs, MANA Urgent Care on College will have limited hours on Sunday and both locations are open Monday. . Sunday, July 4, 2021 MANA Urgent Care, 1673 N. College Avenue, Fayetteville – Open 7 am to […]

Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week

The Pandemic has anxiety and depression on the rise: It’s okay to get help. More than 60 million Americans suffer from anxiety and depression in an average year, including teens and children. But this past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on many areas of everyone’s lives, especially mental health. Now more […]

Program for Post COVID Illness

MANA Physicians Offers Program to Care for People with Post COVID Illness MANA Medical Associates is offering a Post COVID Recovery Program for people who are experiencing symptoms weeks after their initial COVID illness.  The program is designed for people in Northwest Arkansas without a primary care doctor.  Months after a COVID-19 diagnosis, some people […]

Stress Awareness

Since 1992, April has been designated Stress Awareness Month. This year, Americans are more stressed than ever. But do we need stress awareness? Maybe we should just put on a happy face and move on. What is stress awareness? Stress awareness doesn’t mean that we should wallow in stress and feel bad. It means we […]

Alternative Therapy for Depression

Hope for Stubborn Depression: TMS offers alternative therapy Depression is one of the leading causes of disability in the world and affects at least 17 million Americans each year. Finding the right treatment can take time, but there’s one alternative therapy for depression that may help relieve its symptoms when nothing else seems to work […]