Since it is July 1, and as we continue to recognize the mental health needs related to recent events, let alone historic events, it seems almost perfectly timed for it to be what MHA is now referring to as BIPOC … Continued
Dr. Strait reminds us that while it’s normal to want to “fix” the pain of people we care about, it’s much more important to simply be there, without fixing it. Then offers up this advice: “How do we make our … Continued
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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.
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
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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
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