A Mental Health Friendly Gift Guide

A Mental Health Friendly Gift Guide

The holidays are a time of gift giving, and it is common to struggle to think of just the right gift for your loved ones and friends. Many times we end up buying something out of desperation that we are not even sure the person will like, just because we felt...

Isolation and Mental Health

Isolation and Mental Health

Growing up, I somehow convinced myself that no one wanted me around. My depression and anxiety got so bad that I would rarely come out of my room unless it was for basic necessities. I was either exhausted from being depressed or too anxious to come out of my room. I...

National Family Health History Day

National Family Health History Day

Knowing your family’s health history is so important that a pending lawsuit in the UK may dramatically change medical confidentiality practices that have been in place for thousands of years. The ACSH reports on the case of a woman whom this article refers to as...

Bullying Part 2: What To Do About It

Bullying Part 2: What To Do About It

In Part One of our recent discussion of bullying, we talked about what behavior constitutes bullying, and how adults can learn to recognize it when it’s happening. Here in Part Two, we’re sharing tips and strategies for how to deal with bullying and what you can...

Family Health & Fitness Day

Family Health & Fitness Day

This year’s Family Health & Fitness Day falls on Saturday, September 29. This annual event promotes a healthy lifestyle and encourages families to spend time together in fulfilling, active ways. National Today points out that “a staggering amount of people — 80.2...

My Toxic Parents

My Toxic Parents

Growing up, I never lived in a particularly calm environment. Fights among my family members would break out often - mostly due to my parents. As I would learn much later, they both suffered from chronic mental conditions. My stepfather suffered from narcissistic...

Casualties of Tough Love

Casualties of Tough Love

A few years ago, a friend and a coworker of mine was leaving the country for an indefinite period, and held a modest going-away gathering at a bar in Durham. My social anxiety compelled me to arrive early. My friend was there already, as was one of her friends: a...

Do you know when you’re using harmful ableist language?

Do you know when you’re using harmful ableist language?

As a society, we in the United States are still largely ignorant of all the common, everyday ways that people who are able-bodied hurt people with disabilities, both mentally and physically. And most of the time, we don’t know we’re doing it. As Erin Tatum writes in...

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