There are many symptoms of depression, including loss of energy, loss of appetite, negative thoughts of death or self-harm, lack of motivation in school and at work, weight loss or gain, difficulty sleeping, feelings of worthlessness, negative mood, irrational...read more
It was a bright and wonderful day on July 1, 2018 when New York state decided to include mental health as a part of health education in curriculum. Considering the worsening statistics around mental health and rates of suicides amongst our young minds, it might come...read more
Blog Title: “Addicted” Means Everything After the death of my older brother who died from overdose to guaifenesin, also known as Mucinex, I was shocked and appalled to see how many people were uneducated as to what an addiction is, including the authorities and...read more
“We believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changes attitudes can in aid recovery” -Al-Anon Al-Anon was co-founded in 1951 by Anne B and Lois W. The Al-Anon family groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience,...read more
There are millions of people who suffer from mental health disorders all across the world. A lot of people need to take medication on a daily basis to stay afloat. Suffering from a mental illness is difficult enough, so why is there shame that surrounds taking...read more
Have you ever heard of sandplay therapy? What about aquatic therapy? Do you know that play is a certified form of therapy? Often times when people think of therapy options for mental health, the first thing that comes to mind is talk-therapy. While talk-therapy can...read more
The Positive Feedback Loop. Do you know that people experiencing homelessness are more susceptible to poorer mental health conditions than the general population? The difficulties faced by them and the environmental conditions they live in can trigger mental illness...read more
We have a problem in America. Not enough people have access to proper mental health education and they don’t have access to doctors that can help with their mental illness. Should our government be doing more? What needs to be done? 14.7% (over 6.3 million) of adults...read more
When I visualize my depression, I like to think of a block. A large, muddy cube that stands between me and everything else. I like to think of my depression this way because it captures it in a visual, it gives it a physical identity despite everything trapped up...read more
When you think of rehab, you probably think of those lavish centers advertised on day-time television or the late and great Amy Winehouse’s single Rehab, where she testifies she’ll never go back and there’s nothing she has to gain from sitting in therapy for 10 weeks....read more
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