Last week, I mentioned the AFSP COVID19 digital toolkit, so when I discovered that they had partnered with Psych Hub and a whole bunch of other organizations to put all of their COVID19 mental health resources in one place, I … Continued
It’s hard. Normally in April we’d be sharing all the ways teachers, neighbors, and others can help prevent child abuse, reporting when kids show up to school with unexplained injuries, or kids we suspect are being abused at home or … Continued
This was seriously eye-opening, and as much as you should go read the whole thing, this was the one question and answer I wanted to make sure you read, because it’s a message we should take to heart. “SELF: Are … Continued
We’re All in This Together: Facing the Coronavirus Crisis Coronavirus and Mental Health: Taking Care of Ourselves During Infectious Disease Outbreaks Mental Health Awareness Means Talking About All Types of Mental Illness The Many Forms of Mental Illness Discrimination Watch … Continued
So says a new study out of Ohio State, and I’d have to say I would agree. The results suggest that it isn’t helpful to tell people with symptoms of depression or anxiety to simply be more grateful for the … Continued
On a much-discussed topic around this blog, I found this NPR feature to be a very worthwhile read. Not only doers it define one of the huge problems with mental health care in the US, but it goes to talk … Continued
why does Ben Affleck continue to take antidepressants? Because “they help”.
If taking medication helps you, short term, or long term. Do it. If taking medication helps other people you know, but offends your sensibilities, shut up and let them do what helps them. Just be glad something is helping them.
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People Share Their Mental Health History on Twitter to Fight Stigma We can’t expect children to disclose sexual abuse unless adults lead the conversation A Psychiatrist’s Perspective on How to Overcome the Stigma of Mental Illness Snapchat Launches ‘Here For … Continued
A problem that we often read about in the US, is also a problem in Canada, because while public health care is available for Canadians, that doesn’t include mental health services that would help avoid problems later on. In 2018, … Continued