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What Role Can the Government Play in Helping the Homeless Who Struggle with Mental Health Issues?

2023-01-16T17:37:18+00:00January 16th, 2023|blog, guest blog, guest post|

What Role Can the Government Play in Helping the Homeless Who Struggle with Mental Health Issues? Even though public awareness about mental health and mental illnesses has grown substantially over the past 5-10 years, instances of mental health problems still run rampant through many parts of our society. One vulnerable group that is [...]

Nurses Have Mental Stress Too & Challenges That Come with It

2022-12-25T15:14:50+00:00December 25th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

Nurses Have Mental Stress Too & Challenges That Come with It Becoming a nurse takes a lot of hard work and dedication. People only choose this career path if they want to make a difference in the lives of people who are trying to recover from injuries or illnesses. Because of this, compassion [...]

How to Take Control of Stress & Anxiety After a Bad Financial Situation

2022-12-15T16:47:28+00:00December 15th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

How to Take Control of Stress & Anxiety After a Bad Financial Situation For many, money can be a source of consistent stress and anxiety. On top of this, when one finds themself in a particularly devastating financial setback, stress and anxiety can become completely overwhelming. Thankfully, those out there who find [...]

5 Easy-To-Adopt Ways To Improve Your Mental Health

2022-12-08T17:23:33+00:00December 8th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

5 Easy-To-Adopt Ways To Improve Your Mental Health Guest Blog by Jenny Fries Your mental health encompasses both your psychological and your social wellness. Your emotional well-being, including the ability to describe and regulate your feelings, is also a substantial part of this package. And, while there are several factors that contribute to [...]

How Victim Advocates Can Help Those Who Are Struggling

2022-11-20T03:59:22+00:00November 20th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

How Victim Advocates Can Help Those Who Are Struggling People who have been victims of domestic violence have a long road ahead of them. It’s hard enough for someone to get help and get out of a bad situation, but the challenges don’t end once they’re out of the house and away from immediate [...]

The Impact of Compassion Fatigue on Mental Health Nurses

2022-11-18T18:10:11+00:00November 18th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

The Impact of Compassion Fatigue on Mental Health Nurses People who work in the field of mental health offer help and support to people who are struggling with a wide range of mental illnesses. They are critical to the health and well-being of society as a whole, but working in the mental health field [...]

Fear Not: Don’t Let Trauma Hold You Back Anymore

2022-10-21T17:25:03+00:00October 21st, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

Fear Not: Don't Let Trauma Hold You Back Anymore Experiencing trauma isn’t something you have control over. It’s not your fault if you’ve been through traumatic experiences and now struggle with the long-term effects. However, trauma can cause a variety of symptoms that can affect your well-being and quality of life. Many people [...]

How to Celebrate the Social and Mental Health Workers Who’ve Helped You

2022-10-14T14:29:31+00:00October 14th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

How to Celebrate the Social and Mental Health Workers Who've Helped You If you have ever received support from a social worker or mental health professional, you’ll probably have a story about how that care and assistance has bettered your life in some way. These practitioners and care professionals provide vital help for individuals who [...]

The Schizophrenia Spectrum

2022-09-20T17:58:18+00:00September 20th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post, Mathew|

By Mathew Ahmon A while ago, I wrote a post on a potential name change for schizophrenia (Michelle also tackles this topic in this Schizophrenia and the City episode), and we concluded that changing the name would ultimately do nothing to erase stigma. A recent Slate article revisits this topic, focusing instead on diagnostic [...]

Properly Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the World of Social Work

2022-08-11T15:41:48+00:00August 11th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

Properly Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the World of Social Work Social workers do incredibly important work for people from all walks of life. It’s a career that’s perfect for people who want to make a difference in the world. However, it’s also an extremely stressful career that can affect one’s mental [...]

A Glimpse Into Schizophrenia Overseas

2022-08-01T16:49:09+00:00August 1st, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post, Mathew|

A Glimpse Into Schizophrenia Overseas by Matthew Ahmon The African people suffer from many things – famine, drought, epidemic, and colonialism – but a recent CNN article comments on a less well-known problem: stigma. In Africa, mental healthcare is ignored by the state and even humanitarian organizations, which are more interested in the big names, like [...]

The Connection Between Mental Health & Addictions

2022-07-20T20:34:04+00:00July 20th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

The Connection Between Mental Health & Addictions Prioritizing strong mental health is important in today’s highly volatile and turbulent world. Part of preserving mental health is understanding the influences that can damage or stress one’ mental health and cognitive functions. One of the biggest detriments to one’s mental health can take the form of [...]

Helpful Resources to Find Supportive Housing

2022-07-05T17:09:52+00:00July 5th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

Helpful Resources to Find Supportive Housing For those who are struggling to get on their feet, supportive housing can make a drastic and positive change in one’s life. Living somewhere where one feels supported is a great way to promote healthy habits and improve one’s mindset. Unfortunately, finding supportive housing can sometimes feel like [...]

What to Look for in a Therapist or Counselor

2022-06-27T23:18:06+00:00June 27th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

What to Look for in a Therapist or Counselor People from all walks of life can benefit from working with a mental health professional. Mental illness, trauma, or simply just needing someone to talk to are all valid reasons for seeking out help from a therapist or counselor. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to [...]

Mental Health Needs: Social Workers Can Help

2022-06-09T16:17:11+00:00June 9th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

Mental Health Needs: Social Workers Can Help Mental health needs and mental illness account for a staggering amount of public health and intervention concerns. They are prevalent not only in the United States but around the world. In the aftermath of COVID-19 and the incredible stresses and strict lockdowns it imposed on large percentages [...]

Mental Health in America: Reducing Bias & Stigmas

2022-05-26T16:20:50+00:00May 26th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

People who suffer from mental illness are unfairly stigmatized in western society. Often these biases occur through micro-aggressions. Insensitive use of language. A silent aversion to people with mental health concerns. A simple unwillingness to learn more about what it means to suffer from mental illness. In all cases, however, mental health stigmas and [...]

Censoring Schizophrenia

2022-05-19T02:08:47+00:00May 19th, 2022|blog, guest blog, guest post|

by Matthew Ahmon The word “schizophrenia” carries lots of negative connotations and stigma – erasing those associations are one of the principal goals of Michelle’s company. In Canada, however, some companies are removing the word from their names in order to make it easier to raise funds and support for schizophrenia research and treatment. [...]

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 [...]

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