Tanya Albert Henry Contributing News Writer Alcoholism wasn’t always seen as a disease needing treatment, and the American Medical Association’s work was on the forefront of changing how the court system viewed and treated those who cannot control their alcohol consumption. Over the years, the U.S. Supreme Court has looked to AMA policies and an amicus briefContinue reading “Court listened to AMA on defining alcoholism as a disease, not a crime”
Introduction Zuclopenthixol (brand names Cisordinol, Clopixol and others), also known as zuclopentixol, is a medication used to treat schizophrenia … What is Zuclopenthixol?
People (Births) 1933 – Benedict Groeschel, American priest, psychologist, and talk show host (d. 2014). Benedict Groeschel Benedict Joseph Groeschel,… On This Day … 23 July
“Happiness is a choice.” It’s a message that you probably come across fairly often. While it’s probably meant to be motivational and positive most of… Happiness Is Not a Choice
People (Births) 1881 – Augusta Fox Bronner, American psychologist, specialist in juvenile psychology (d. 1966). 1893 – Karl Menninger, American … On This Day … 22 July
A while back, a post about choosing to be positive came up in my WP Reader feed. The blogger mentioned that “our mind is something we do and can have… How Much Control Do You Have Over Your Mind?
Have you ever wondered why antidepressant side effects seem to be worse at the beginning, or why it takes so long for them to actually start doing … Antidepressant Side Effects & Delayed Therapeutic Effect
Introduction If you’ve been following my blog for a while now you are probably aware that I suffer from anxiety and depression. I haven’t talked too … Natural Remedies For Depression
Probably many of us living with mental illness have wondered at some point where the heck it came from. Nature? Nurture? A hodgepodge of both? … The Role of Heredity in Mental Illness
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Political correctness drives some people crazy, while others think that being careful about language is necessary to keep from causing offence. There… Is Political Correctness Helpful or Ineffective?
Part of the problem with the word disabilities is that it immediately suggests an inability to see or hear or walk or do other things that many of us take for granted. But what of people who can’t feel? Or talk about their feelings? Or manage their feelings in constructive ways? What of people whoContinue reading “THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MR. ROGERS”
“Be kind even if the person your being kind to doesn’t respect your kindness. It shows growth and maturity, and you will be rewarded in time.”―Joshua Bridges “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”― Plato “Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodnessContinue reading “JULY 5TH-FOOD FOR THOUGHT”
Mental illness is often stigmatized. We talk about what those fighting mental illness struggle with and what it’s like dealing with a mental disorder… Facing Challenges: 5 Misunderstood Mental Health Conditions
There’s an elephant in the room. This enormous, grey creature is stomping his feet and swinging his trunk, but still, we all pretend not to notice. … Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness
July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Every day, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. In many communities, these problems are increased by less access to care, cultural stigma and lower quality care. Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. But, one’s culturalContinue reading “YOUTH VILLAGES STORIES”
July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and the month offers organizations of all types and sizes a wonderful opportunity to create mental health awareness in diverse communities. The US House of Representatives proclaimed July as this special month in 2008, aiming to improve access to mental health treatment and services through increased publicContinue reading “National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month”
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1. Track gratitude and achievement with a journal. Include 3 things you were grateful for and 3 things you were able to accomplish each day. 2. Start your day with a cup of coffee. Coffee consumption is linked to lower rates of depression. If you can’t drink coffee because of the caffeine, try another good-for-you drink like green tea. Continue reading “31 Tips To Boost Your Mental Health”
In 1991, the United Nations General Assembly passed a set of principles for the protection of persons with mental illness and the improvement of … The UN’s Position on Human Rights and Mental Illness