Staff Picks

Lewis Jefferies5 days ago
My Mental Health Reached Breaking Point and I Almost Never Saw Christmas 2018
Mentally and physically, it was a rough night. From forty mile an hour winds to high waves, this night changed my life in two ways. My life could have ended, but instead made me realise I’m not alone....
Grace Campbell19 days ago
Don't Be Afraid
Depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and other mental health issues plague our society today. I have not been untouched by them. I live, and have lived, with anxiety for years, perhaps even as early...
Latrice Jonesa month ago
Breaking the Cycle of Addiction
I first discovered I had an addictive nature at the age of 18. I had recently started a part time job as a lottery sales clerk at our local grocery store. The job within itself was easy enough. My onl...
Juliette Nelsona month ago
From the Outside Looking In
Those who know me well are aware that I am extremely passionate about understanding mental illness and how to promote psychological wellness. Having dealt with it in different forms on a personal as w...
Chris Ricksa month ago
Where Is the Mental Health Awareness in the Black Community?
Mental health in the black community is an under addressed epidemic and building an awareness is imperative. Specifically, in the urban inner-city areas. Research has pointed out that blacks are more ...
SM
Selina Martineau2 months ago
Cat Therapy
In September, I decided I would try and get my life together. After a bad bout of seasonal depression last winter, I thought it would be great to try therapy. I was being proactive, fighting off negat...
Sarah Brown2 months ago
4 Tips for Supporting Friends and Loved Ones with Eating Disorders During the Holidays
There’s no denying that food plays an important role in everyone’s holiday traditions and is front and center at almost every get-together. For a lot of people, the holidays are a time to indulge in a...
Ashley Peterson2 months ago
Barriers to Mental Health Care for Mental Health Professionals
The sad truth is that there are often considerable barriers for anyone to access mental health care. There are also some unique barriers that those who work as mental health care providers must face. ...
Patrick Deveney3 months ago
Movember and Men’s Mental Health
Let’s be serious. I’ll start by just saying lookout for each other, man. If any of your friends or family are acting different, more reserved, or unhappy, reach out. It can feel cringey or awkward, bu...