The Mighty is a great online resource for those of us with mental illnesses or other chronic diseases. It features … More
Tag: Mental Health Resources
NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH MONTH
May is National Mental Health Month, which exists to help shine a light on mental health issues. In that spirit, … More
ARE YOU A HIGHLY SENSITIVE PERSON (HSP)?
Everybody’s sensitive about some things. Maybe you’re a little touchy if a friend jokes about an embarrassing incident from your … More
OSMI: DEVELOPING A POSITIVE CULTURE FOR MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE
OSMI (Open Sourcing Mental Illness) is a non-profit organization that was created by Ed Finkler, a web developer with mental … More
DOING THINGS YOU ENJOY CAN HELP DEPRESSION
Scientific American Magazine had an article about Behavioral-Activation (BA) therapy, which involves the depressed person doing things he or she … More
THE MILITARY AND MENTAL ILLNESS
Being in the military during times of war is stressful, especially if you’ve been on multiple deployments or have seen … More
NEED SUPPORT? IT’S OUT THERE!
Everyone’s heard of AA, Alcoholics Anonymous, but have you ever heard of EA, Emotions Anonymous? Yes, we with the distressed … More
RELIGION AND MENTAL ILLNESS
Author’s Note: I haven’t been a Christian or a member of any organized religion in many years. If asked to … More
CAN’T AFFORD YOUR MEDS? HELP IS HERE!
For those of us with mental illness, this is a great time to be alive. Until the 1950s, there were … More
MENTAL SKILLS TO HELP KIDS AVOID DEPRESSION
Depression can affect people of all ages, including children. One study found that people who were depressed as teens have … More