Mental illness

Florida 2024 Legislative Session – Mental Health Matters

Every piece of legislation considered by the 2023 Florida Legislature started with just one person speaking up about an issue important to them. Today, as our Central Florida legislators complete […]

A Holiday Message for Our Central Florida and Greater Orlando Community

While the holiday season is traditionally a time of peace, comfort, and joy, we know that these things have been in short supply for many in recent years. It is […]

What is Autumn Anxiety?

As the temperatures this week turned a tad cooler, and we welcome a subtle shift in the season, we find ourselves at the doorstep of fall – a time of […]

Are Your Holidays Hectic? Orlando & Central Florida Mental Health Tip

Let’s face it. The holiday season brings stress and anxiety to many of us! One of the main causes is the pressure we feel to make everything perfect. From buying […]

Let’s Talk About Grief and the Grieving Process

In the journey of life, grief is a universal emotion that touches us all. It’s a testament to the depth of our connections and the impact of our experiences. Let’s take a […]

Important to Know for Suicide Prevention – Central Florida, Orlando

As September marks Suicide Prevention Month, we are reminded of the crucial importance of raising awareness about mental health and suicide prevention. Recent data reported by the Orlando Sentinel, drawing from […]

Seasonal Depression? How to Spot Seasonal Affective Disorder In Your Mood.

Have you been feeling a bit sadder during this start to the new year?  Seasonal Affective Disorder (or S.A.D.) is a real challenge that many people face as seasons change, temperatures fall, or […]

Celebrating Recovery

September is “National Recovery Month”.  I would like to use this opportunity to help raise awareness of prevention, treatment, and recovery programs, including those at Aspire. You may be aware […]

Let’s talk about Suicide Prevention

September is Suicide Prevention Month, so let’s talk about what is happening and what we can do. People in our communities are struggling more than ever. Did you know: Suicide is […]

Detox Services at Aspire (Central Florida)

The recent, tragic story of  overdoses in north Florida reminds us that communities across our nation, including Central Florida, continue to struggle with drugs and alcohol. While the stigma associated with […]