Now Lloyd has been hospitalized for schizophrenia following a ten-month stint in jail, which occurred after he led South Carolina police on a high-speech car chase last June. Predictably, a great deal of the reaction from the Internet has ranged from unsympathetic to downright cruel. “Dude looks like straight sith material. Do not let him…
OK the headline is a bit of a misnomer, it’s more like 10 little mini-reviews. And, I don’t know if these will necessarily change your life, because that’s a pretty steep claim to make about a book. On the other hand, this list does seem to have some pretty good books in it, some I’ve read or heard of before, some others I had not. So, there may be something on this list that catches your eye and you may want to check out.
As Pauline says in the intro:
Mental health is a massive struggle in the United States. Add in quarantine, school, work, bullying, social media, bills, and so many other factors, and sometimes your head isn’t as quick to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Whether you struggle with mental illness or you want to educate yourself – here are 10 of the best mental health books that can completely change your life
It’s always better to be educated about mental health, but right now? It might be the difference between helping yourself or someone you love, and being completely helpless.
Try not to be helpless when so many resources are available.
Have you read any of the books on this list? What book would you add that did actually change your life?
Found this review over at the Santa Monica Daily Press as part of a column by David Pisarra. In it, he talks about an app for domestic abuse sufferers to document what is happening secretly, but he also mentions this book by James Sweigert. I’ll let David’s description speak for itself: I recommend “If You…
This is a bit of an older article, but I found it interesting because I was actually having a similar conversation earlier this week. “The prevailing idea is that interventions are needed to prevent, reduce, or repair the damage done to children who have grown up in high-stress situations. Most interventions are aimed at countering…
The news out of Berkeley isn’t good for anyone who suffers from insomnia as a result of anxiety, manic episodes, or depression. Turns out that being sleep deprived, even a little bit, makes us less likely to be social, and also less socially acceptable to others. Notably, researchers found that brain scans of sleep-deprived people…
It’s all about flexibility. As the article below points out, online appointments don’t work for everyone. They do require a stable and fast internet connection for video, and not everyone has that.
On the other hand, they also point out that not everyone has transportation to a therapist’s office, time away from work to regular travel to appointments, or the ability to get the whole family, for example, transportation to the same location.
For those folks, the switch to Telehealth that the pandemic thrust upon all of us is proving to be a godsend because they have something that was inaccessible to them previously. Even as others need a place to meet with a therapist, or simply connect better in person.