10 Things That Could Affect Your Mental Health in the Long Run

10 Things That Could Affect Your Mental Health in the Long Run Guest Post by: Patrick Bailey  There are many factors that influence our mental health, either positively or negatively. … Continue reading 10 Things That Could Affect Your Mental Health in the Long Run

6 Truths About People with a Mental Illness

Mental health is a topic that many people in society think they know so much about when in reality they know too little. Ignorance is the most devastating illness that … Continue reading 6 Truths About People with a Mental Illness

6 Ways to Become a Mental Health Advocate

How to become a mental health advocate? You do not need a degree, a diagnosis or work as a licensed therapist to become a mental health advocate. The general idea … Continue reading 6 Ways to Become a Mental Health Advocate

5 Reasons Why People Are Afraid to Take Meds for the Head

Treatment plans for mental health care differ from situation to situation. In some cases, it calls for therapy and in other cases medication is needed. When depression or severe emotional … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why People Are Afraid to Take Meds for the Head

10 Things I Hate About The Stigma of Mental Illness

Remember the infamous Julia Stiles’s speech at the end of the movie, 10 Things I Hate About You? When she reveals to Heath Ledger the pain he’s caused her, “I hate the … Continue reading 10 Things I Hate About The Stigma of Mental Illness

6 Stereotypes That Hurt People With Mental Illness

6 Stereotypes That Hurt People With Mental Illness When a violent crime occurs, it is assumed that the perpetrator must have been mentally ill.  Has someone with diabetes ever killed … Continue reading 6 Stereotypes That Hurt People With Mental Illness

10 Things Your Friend With Depression Wants You To Know

Close friends are the people who we create unforgettable memories with, and who know us better than we know ourselves. However, what do you do when your friend suddenly disappears … Continue reading 10 Things Your Friend With Depression Wants You To Know

17 Things You Should Know About Dating A Girl With Mental Illness

As a woman diagnosed with bipolar disorder, I am not naive to the fact that people I date struggle to see beyond the label that society has stamped on me, which … Continue reading 17 Things You Should Know About Dating A Girl With Mental Illness

Removing The Mask and Revealing Your Mental Illness

Removing The Mask and Revealing Your Mental Illness We are expected to withhold our truth to protect ourselves from judgement. Trust me I have been there. I used to wear … Continue reading Removing The Mask and Revealing Your Mental Illness

6 Must Watch Ted Talks About Mental Health

There are two things in this world that inspire me: A good glass of Vino and Ted Talk’s on mental health. The following Ted Talk’s helped me come forward about my diagnosis … Continue reading 6 Must Watch Ted Talks About Mental Health