This Allure article below actually seems like something we should be sharing, because right now everyone is feeling something, a lot of things, that may be completely new. I mean seriously the world is pretty overwhelming right now, you’d have to be dead to not feel something. But not everyone knows how to cope with that.
For many, there is no possibility of the regular trip to the therapist office that we often imagine mental health care to be. We need more of these kinds of resources if we are going to make a dent in the large percentage of people who never get any treatment, and the more we can move to these types of tools, hopefully the more availability there is for more elaborate resources for those who need that as well.
I wouldn’t have thought a book about Bipolar would lend itself to a picture book, but at least in the opinion of Ashley, it works: This book does a great job of simplifying what it’s like to live with bipolar … Continued
If you’ve been around this blog for awhile, nether one of these passages from this article will come as a surprise to you: “Police also don’t have a great track record of de-escalating situations with mentally ill people, who are 16 times more … Continued
Samantha’s article about grief has a lot in common with some of the things I’ve been saying about abuse, and other trauma, specifically this idea: “Society creates the perception that all that is needed after a loss is for the … Continued
LGBTQ+ youth are not alone. See these resources One Way To Be An Ally Right Now? Support Black Mental Health. Perpetrators of child sexual abuse use sport as cover, inquiry finds – I feel like this is not surprising. Suicide … Continued
As the whole world has moved to being virtual, many of you may have searched for something like a depression screening online as a first step to determining if you need some assistance. I’m not saying that is wrong, but … Continued
I know we’ve touched on this topic more than a few times, but I don’t think we can repeat it enough. The article below has some really good advice, but maybe none more so than this: Building a foundation of … Continued
Personally, I didn’t get any mental health treatment until I was an adult, but the lengthy article below raises some interesting questions about what happens when someone in treatment turns 18: “There are a number of factors likely fueling those … Continued
This, we know. Many survivors have experienced it first-hand. “Believing that the world is ultimately a fair and just place can result in individual and social complacency due to the idea that justice happens on its own, fueled by an … Continued