Self-care is an act of preservation, it is an act of love, it is mental health hygiene and it is an act of resistance against the world which is constantly validating busyness and devaluing taking care of ourselves.
One of the gaps in addressing mental health issues is the lack of adequate and affordable healthcare services.
Depression is a complicated and debilitating illness. To put it into a form where those who have experienced it are able to identify with it and those who have never had it, to learn something from it, calls for incredible talent.
Mental illness myths are inaccurate and don’t reflect the realities of mental health issues accurately.
Creating workplaces that support the mental well-being of all staff—from frontline workers to senior management—is critical. Here are some practices that nonprofits follow.
"I am sad/unhappy/out of control. How do I know I need help?" These three things will help you decide if you need to see a therapist.
Let's talk about a heavily tabooed yet extremely important topic, that is, toxic families.
When a person has an acute physical illness, it can be addressed in the short-term with first aid treatments. But did you know, there is also a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) that aids mental health issues?
Let your friends know that something has passed, or be glad they've guessed. But don't kill yourself.
I resorted to my suicidal mind's calling and tried to kill myself. Too bad, it probably wasn’t my time to die and I didn’t.