Holidays Are Not Always Cheerful For Those Battling Depression
The holiday season is underway and as families gather to celebrate, it’s important to remember it’s not always the most wonderful time of the year for everyone, especially for those battling mental illness, like depression and anxiety Click Here to Read Entire Article
Congratulations to The GoodReads Giveaway Winners!
Congratulations to Colleen, Crystal and Jodi, the Goodreads Giveaway winners, and a special gift for my friend Denise. Get your copy of The Flawed Ones Today at http://theflawedones.com
The Reality Of Depression
Depression can be a hole that can swallow you hole. Don’t try to overdo things on your bad days, those days you are just surviving, and that’s ok. My novel The Flawed Ones goes deep into the real darkness of depression, which I have sufferend from since childhood. Check it out here.
This Artist Uses Paper Clips To Illustrate Mental Illnesses We Just Can’t Seem To Understand
To make people aware of various metal disorders and help them understand how it feels, designer Eisen Bernard Bernardo has created beautiful artworks using paper clips. Click Here to Read Entire Article
Australia: Why Youth Mental Help is In Need Of Urgent Help
A new survey of 24,055 young Australians, released today by Mission Australia, shows mental health has been identified as the most important issue in the nation. It is the first time mental health has topped the list. Click Here to Read Entire Article
Psych Central: 10 Therapist Approved Apps for Mental Wellness
Over the past few years, smartphones have become ubiquitous in our society. As a therapist, one of the ways that I’ve seen and helped clients utilize their phones is to use the myriad of apps available. There are many mental health apps out there. I’ve sorted through them and come up with a list of my top 10, in no particular order. Click Here To Read Entire Psych Central Article
New Study Finds Different Types of Anxieties and Depression Exist
Five new categories of mental illness that cut across the current more broad diagnoses of anxiety and depression have been identified by researchers in a Stanford-led study. The five categories, defined by their specific symptoms and areas of brain activation, are: tension, anxious arousal, general anxiety, anhedonia — the inability to feel pleasure — and melancholia. Click Here To Read Entire Article
Is There A Link Between Social Media And Teen Suicide?
Experts are exploring the connection between increased social media usage and the increase of teen suicides. The Yakima Herald explores the phenomenon. Click Here to Read Entire Article
Huffington Post: We Need to Start Talking About Mental Health
A woman's struggle to find answers about her mental health and a solution for her struggles. We need to continue breaking the stigma and talking more about these issues Click here to read entire article
How to Deal With Depression During the Holidays
Fletcher Johnson with San Francisco Suicide Depression talks about how to deal with depression during the holidays. He also discusses how you can deal with a loved one who gets depressed. Click Here for Video
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