How Are Prince Harry and Oprah Trying to Make an Impact on Mental Illness?

Prince Harry is partnering with Oprah Winfrey to make a mental health series for Apple TV+. By creating this documentary series together, these two iconic figures will help break the stigma of mental health and show it in its true light. What Will This Docu-Series Be About? Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey’s new documentary series […]

What Does It Mean to Involuntarily Hospitalize Someone For Mental Illness?

Involuntary hospitalization is when you force someone to receive inpatient treatment for a mental health disorder against their will. It may be a very hard thing for you to do to force someone to stay in a facility when they feel like there is nothing wrong with them. If you know that your loved one […]

How Do You Speak to Your Boss About Mental Health?

Many people are afraid to tell their boss about their mental health in fear this could lead to job termination. This can mean taking leaves of absences or having to rush to go to a therapy appointment because you do not want to tell your boss the whole story. It is important to not be […]

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide, PLEASE call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Those of us living with addiction are also often struggling with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). What is PTSD and how does it affect us? Our mental illnesses affect each […]

How Do Addiction and Mental Illness Affect Us Similarly?

Mental health issues are often referred to as co-occurring disorders that manifest alongside our addictions. How do the two illnesses affect us similarly? What are some of the symptoms and causes that are the same for both? With both addiction and mental illness, we can experience deep sadness and fear. We can feel intense anxiety, […]

Why Do Mental Illnesses Co-Occur Alongside Addiction?

When we’re living with addiction and mental illness, we’re often not conscious of the deeply rooted issues at the core of our mental and emotional challenges. We know we’re in pain, we know we’re suffering, but we’re not sure why. We haven’t yet traced our difficulties back to the traumatic experiences we endured. We haven’t […]

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide, PLEASE call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Those of us living with addiction are also often struggling with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). What is PTSD and how does it affect us? Our mental illnesses affect each […]

How Do Addiction and Mental Illness Affect Us Similarly?

Mental health issues are often referred to as co-occurring disorders that manifest alongside our addictions. How do the two illnesses affect us similarly? What are some of the symptoms and causes that are the same for both? With both addiction and mental illness, we can experience deep sadness and fear. We can feel intense anxiety, […]

Why Do Mental Illnesses Co-Occur Alongside Addiction?

When we’re living with addiction and mental illness, we’re often not conscious of the deeply rooted issues at the core of our mental and emotional challenges. We know we’re in pain, we know we’re suffering, but we’re not sure why. We haven’t yet traced our difficulties back to the traumatic experiences we endured. We haven’t […]

Suicide: Ending the Stigma and Getting Help

“We can all help prevent suicide. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).” The stigma surrounding mental illness can make it difficult for a person who suffers with suicidal […]