Cure Stigma, Increase Awareness

Cure Stigma, Increase Awareness

Each October, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) designates a week to increase education about all things mental health. This year, the week is focusing on decreasing the stigma that surrounds mental health and mental illness. No matter if you are someone...
Finding Support During Recovery

Finding Support During Recovery

September begins a month of education and empowerment regarding substance abuse recovery. Each year at this time, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Association (SAMHSA) kicks off National Recovery Month, a time for celebration, support and advocacy for...
Worried About Someone You Love? How to Express Your Concern

Worried About Someone You Love? How to Express Your Concern

In the past few months, suicide has been brought to the forefront of talk shows and news sources. Sadly, celebrities like Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have died by suicide recently, making everyone rethink their relationships with friends or family who have a...
Dangers of Caregiver Burnout

Dangers of Caregiver Burnout

Mental illness doesn?t just affect the person living with the condition. Those who care for, and advocate for, people living with mental illness, can quickly become physically or emotionally unwell. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, caregivers who...
Dangers of Stress and How to Avoid Them

Dangers of Stress and How to Avoid Them

Would you consider yourself stressed out? For most of us, stress is a constant factor in our daily life. Whether it is work deadlines, family obligations, or relationship work, stress can pop up around every corner. According to the National Alliance on Mental...
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