Are These Key Mental Health Factors Keeping You Awake?

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Editor’s Note: Part 1 of this series (find it here) covered the fourth and third most common mental-health causes for insomnia. In today’s article, you will learn about the second and first most common mental health reasons you experience insomnia.

When it comes to the top factors causing insomnia, mental health has taken the lead over the past decade, outpacing other reasons for you not being able to fall asleep or stay asleep. In Part 1 of this series, we discussed how unprocessed grief and PTSD (unprocessed trauma) can disrupt your sleep. In this article, we focus on the other two leading causes.

Kenza Haddock, LPCS, BCPC, is a licensed professional counselor supervisor and accredited clinical trauma specialist with expertise in treating complex mental health conditions through both clinical and biblical methods. A former Muslim, she has spoken at conferences and churches and been featured in numerous news outlets regarding the intersection of Christianity and mental -health counseling. Haddock and her husband own Oceanic Counseling Group LLC, an outpatient mental health agency headquartered in South Carolina. She was also a co-founder of the #healSC campaign, which raised awareness about mental health issues. Her new book, “The Three Enemies of Your Mental Health,” releases this October and is now available for preorder through Amazon.

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