The Social Impact Potential of Clinical Mental Health Counselors

2022-04-26T01:47:31+00:00April 26th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

The Social Impact Potential of Clinical Mental Health Counselors Almost anyone who has received help from a clinical mental health counselor will readily share that the experience shaped and changed their situation, circumstances, or even their life as a whole. Mental health counseling is becoming more widely recognized as a vital cog within [...]

Telehealth and the Importance of Remote Therapy

2022-04-01T20:23:15+00:00April 1st, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

Telehealth and the Importance of Remote Therapy Stigma. Awareness. Finances. Time. There are many roadblocks keeping the average person from taking care of their mental health. And yet taking care of your mind is just as important as taking care of the rest of your body. Despite the hurdles, mental health services are [...]

Is it Criminal to Be Mentally Ill?

2022-02-17T03:25:50+00:00February 17th, 2022|guest blog, guest post, Mathew|

Is it Criminal to Be Mentally Ill? Mental illness is becoming increasingly criminalized by the system. Jail is often where a lot of people with mental illness end up, simply because there is no system designed to help them. This was the case at a county jail in Oregon. The story of Jermelle [...]

7 Essential Components of Good Mental Well-being

2022-02-15T18:21:00+00:00February 7th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

7 Essential Components of Good Mental Well-being Unsurprisingly, mental health had been neglected and not discussed in families for a long time. People frequently mistook mental health issues as taboo and something incurable. In truth, deteriorating mental health is an alarming issue that affects people of all ages. Good mental health is undoubtedly [...]

Are Students Receiving the Mental Health Help They Need?

2022-02-02T18:55:31+00:00February 2nd, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

Are Students Receiving the Mental Health Help They Need? Mental health is slowly becoming a topic that is widely regarded, better understood, and safer to talk about amongst the general public. However, the challenges of mental illness still affect a profoundly large number of people. Many people across countless demographics and walks of [...]

4 Mental Illness Myths

2022-01-28T20:02:39+00:00January 28th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

4 Mental Illness Myths In the past few years, people have become more open to talking about mental illness. The New York City Mayor’s Office reports that one in five residents experience at least one of these conditions a year. But despite the growing conversations around the topic, there are still many prevalent [...]

Why it is difficult for people to realize their own mental illness

2022-01-16T18:29:01+00:00January 16th, 2022|guest blog, guest post, Mathew|

Why it is difficult for people to realize their own mental illness Anosognosia (uh-noh-suh-noh-zha), or a person’s inability to recognize that they have a mental illness, affects an estimated 30% of people with schizophrenia and 20% of people with bipolar disorder. It is not denial; rather, it is hypothesized to be a condition [...]

Will changing the name of a mental illness help de-stigmatize it?

2022-01-11T02:31:43+00:00January 11th, 2022|guest blog, guest post, Mathew|

Will changing the name of a mental illness help de-stigmatize it? A recently published New York Times article describes a survey designed to build momentum for the name change. The name “schizophrenia,” meaning “split mind” and coined in 1908 by Dr. Eugen Bleuler, was not intended to have negative connotations. However, it has taken [...]

Mental Health Nursing: 6 Things You Should Know

2021-06-25T15:07:25+00:00June 25th, 2021|guest blog, guest post|

Our mental well-being is vital for our behavioral, emotional, and physical health. It drastically impacts the way we behave, assume, and experience things. How we make our everyday decisions, how we deal with others, and how we handle stress; are all affected by our mental health. Mental health nurses, also known as psychiatric nurses, [...]

Each Year I Battle Depression In The Summer

2021-02-25T18:53:05+00:00February 25th, 2021|blog, guest blog, guest post|

Each year I battle depression in the summer. I don’t know if it’s seasonal affective disorder or not. My psychiatrist hasn’t said; but every year as summer approaches I can feel it like I’ve heard people say they can feel that it’s going to rain, only this is darker. This feels like when you’re [...]

Why You Need To Stop Saying Man-Up in 2021

2021-01-03T19:09:24+00:00January 3rd, 2021|guest post, guest blog|

Guest Blog by Theo Kuczek, MA, CPT, MFT “Man-Up, you’re too sensitive, suck it up” When someone is saying “you’re too sensitive” what they are really saying is…. “I see that you’re uncomfortable right now or affected by something that's happening." “When I see your affectedness by this it makes me uncomfortable. It [...]

The Spiraling Relationship between OCD and Schizophrenia

2020-10-09T19:34:44+00:00October 9th, 2020|guest post, guest blog|

In the world of mental health, we know it’s common to find multiple disorders grouped together. For example, depression and anxiety are often found together, as well as OCD and Schizophrenia. It can be difficult to properly diagnose when sufferers are dealing with multiple issues at once. Does this person need help with their [...]

5 Tips for COVID-19 Isolation and Mental Health

2020-04-22T19:18:30+00:00April 22nd, 2020|guest blog, guest post, writing|

by Nathan Shuherk I’m not sure I ever uttered the exact phrase, “2020 is going to be my year,” but I likely said something similar enough. And while the sentimentality was nice, it now seems daft. April 2020 is starting, finally. March seemed to last an entire decade, and the concept of a fun, [...]

How Physical Health Affects Mental Health

2020-04-02T22:46:45+00:00April 2nd, 2020|collaboration, guest post, photo shoots|

- Guest Post by Christine Coen, NYC Based Functional Nutrition Dietitian & Fitness Specialist Eight years ago I was hired for my dream job as a Personal Trainer and Dietitian. It was also the year I was hit with my first experience with depression, anxiety and binge eating disorder. Before this, exercise and eating [...]

Managing Paranoia with Journaling

2021-02-06T14:59:37+00:00March 6th, 2019|blog, guest blog, guest post, writing|

Written by Alexie Crest. Paranoia is an intense feeling of anxiety often involving thoughts related to persecution, threats, or conspiracy. It can have a crippling effect on a person’s life if not treated. And with Cnet reporting that technology is making privacy harder, more people are suffering with various levels of paranoia. In this post, [...]

Using My Schizophrenia to Help Others

2017-07-25T19:46:08+00:00July 25th, 2017|blog, guest blog, guest post|

By Neesa Sunar I too carry the heavy burden of schizophrenia.  It afflicted me about ten years ago, while I was in graduate school studying classical viola performance at a prominent conservatory.  I developed a crush on a fellow student, and my mind uncontrollably fixated on him at all times.  When he rejected me, I [...]

NYC’s Borne Dance Company models Rorschach Designs by Schizophrenic.NYC

2017-07-12T19:30:19+00:00July 12th, 2017|photo shoots, collaboration, guest post|

Borne Dance Company and Schizophrenic.NYC collaborated on a photoshoot. Borne Dance Company is a team of collaborating artists led by New York based choreographers Katie Kilbourn and Kianna Moye. Although both choreographers of Borne Dance Company vary in artistic nuance, they share a common goal of creating work that educates and raises awareness of eating [...]

You Look Great – A Short Film

2017-03-22T16:38:47+00:00March 22nd, 2017|guest blog, guest post|

My name is Justin Andrew Davis and I suffer from body dysmorphia and binge eating disorder. Recently, I opened up about these issues for my upcoming short film, You Look Great, and the response has been nothing short of inspiring.As an actor and writer, I fully believe it's my obligation to share myself and my [...]

Addiction & Mental Illness

2021-12-16T19:07:49+00:00March 20th, 2017|guest blog, guest post|

Guest Post by Constance Ray Addiction is incredibly destructive on its own. When it co-occurs with one or more mental health conditions, however, it can be even more disastrous. Those who have gone through the struggle will tell you it’s an overwhelming way to live, and asking for help isn’t always easy. We had the [...]

Changing Leaves, Changing Moods – By Diedre L. Wade, MA, LPCC

2017-03-06T23:52:09+00:00October 27th, 2016|blog, guest blog, guest post, writing|

It’s October in Kentucky, and temperatures are falling. The sun begins to fall a lot earlier compared to July. Many individuals struggle with a mood that might begin to fall as well. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) has been recognized since the 1980’s but thankfully, it continues to become more prominent in news and health magazines. [...]

“I cried and cried.” – The Journey of Clayton Paz

2017-03-06T23:52:09+00:00September 6th, 2016|blog, guest blog, guest post, writing|

  Hi, I'm Clayton Paz. It is not my full name but it's half haha. I have suffered from anxiety since I was a kid. My anxiety peaked in 2011, when my father was in the hospital and was dying. I was trying to be strong but I blew up the next year (2012). [...]

Schizophrenic.NYC’s Hallie Kruger, Shares Her Story

2017-09-01T17:35:17+00:00August 23rd, 2016|blog, guest blog, guest post|

Something that has always been suggested to me is that I should hire people here at Schizophrenic.NYC that also live with Mental Illness.  Well, about a year ago I met the amazing Hallie Kruger at a Flea Market in Brooklyn.  Soon after she became my go-to Screen Printer for all of my "DONT BE PARANOID, [...]

Generation 414 Feature

2017-03-06T23:52:11+00:00January 14th, 2016|Featured, guest post|

We got featured in the great Generation 414. It's really a great cause. Here is more info about Generation 414: Generation 414 is a 100% Organic, ethical fair-trade retail outlet that sells handmade shirts and bags by survivors of sex trafficking. They provide dignified employment and personal development opportunities to women who seek an alternative to the sex [...]

The Stanley Sessions Guest Blog by Whitney Saleski

2017-03-06T23:52:11+00:00December 8th, 2015|guest post, writing|

Check out this guest post by Whitney Saleski of The Stanley Sessions! My name is Whitney Saleski. In this photo, I am standing next to my incredible mother, Lisa. We are from Dayton, Ohio. In October of 2014, my father, Stanley Saleski--a major league scout for the San Francisco Giants--killed himself while away on business [...]


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