# Mental health awareness
Five Questionable Psychiatric Treatments in Human History
The medical profession is one that evolves almost every day. Science is an ever-changing phenomenon that guides our treatment of physical and mental ailments. Recently, mental health awareness has become extremely visible and celebrated, as people with mental health illnesses throughout history were either forced to suffer in silence or risk being labeled a lunatic or worse.
The Homesteaders of America Community Saves My Mental Health | Finding Your Tribe & Community
#Homesteadersofamerica #mentalhealth #homesteading Life has its obstacles and difficulties that can put us in an unhealthy mental space. Homesteading, while so fulfilling, can sometimes leave you feeling isolated and alone. It's important in those moments to seek your tribe. Find a community that can support you and encourage you to push on! Homesteaders of America does this for my mental health every year!
Opinion: Do Mental Health Disorders Belong on TikTok?
The extremes that young people will go to for attention seem to grow more and more outrageous. TikTok is one of the most popular social media sites, used primarily by Millennials and Gen Z kids. It blew up during the pandemic and is known for dancing, makeup reviews, and stunts shot on short videos that usually last less than a minute or two.
I Am Scott Ninneman, and I Have Bipolar Disorder
Grieving two suicides helped me share my authentic self with the world through the Speaking Bipolar site. Blog in big letters on a blue background.Gerd Altmann/Pixabay. “And he's bipolar. You know what that means.” My boss was 10 minutes into his latest gossip fest.
DougCo suicide rates fall in 2021, bucking national trend
Graph reflects 2020 data.(CDC) Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / Oct. 10, 2022. (Douglas County, Colo.) Douglas County has one of the highest suicide rates in Colorado — and the state also has one of the highest rates in the U.S., according to 2020 CDC data. In fact, the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment listed suicide as the number one cause of death for Coloradans aged 5-24 years old.
How to Overcome Social Media Anxiety And Feel More At Ease
How to overcome social media anxiety...is it even possible?. I stared at the crowded LinkedIn feed which seemed to stretch a mile long as I scrolled and scrolled. "So many people on here, all with happy faces, big accomplishments, ultra successful businesses, and 500+ followers and hundreds of likes", I thought.
Empathy Can Run Out in Relationships If You Are Not Careful
Woman with eyes closedPhoto by Oleksandr Pidvalnyi. (This post was originally published on Medium as "How I Nearly Lost Myself to Compassion Fatigue.") Someone I was close to once was involved in a fender bender on the highway. When he recounted the incident to me, I couldn’t for the life of me dredge up any emotion. Predictably, that didn’t go down well with him and he ended up accusing me of not caring.
Psychologists vs Psychiatrists – Who are They?
Psychologists vs Psychiatrists – Who are They?Blogepreneur. Psychiatrists and psychologists are two different types of doctors who usually practice in the same field. They are both medical professionals with advanced training in medical sciences like biology, chemistry, and physiology. However, they specialize in different areas of medicine. For example, psychiatrists focus on treating mental illness while psychologists specialize in therapy and counseling.
Is oversleeping a mental disorder?
Is oversleeping a symptom of mental health issues?VARDS. Insomnia is more common in people who suffer from depression than in those who do not. However, when it comes to persistent depression looks to be a lot more common. People who suffer from ordinary depression can enjoy an upsurge in their mood following a positive occurrence in their life. However, while their mood may improve, this is only a temporary improvement, and the grief they feel remains.
May: Mental Health Awareness, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month and more
Every month celebrates causes to increase awareness. May is Mental Health Awareness and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage (AAPI) Month in addition to over 40 other causes. I didn’t know about all of May’s other special days, but I was aware of:
Celebrity Athletes and CEOS Learn Creative Approaches to Mental Wellness When They 'Ask Dr. Jeff '
Dr. Jeff Rocker aka The Celebrity TherapistRocker Management. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and organizations across the nation are taking time to remind people to take care of their emotional well-being. The World Health Organization reports a 25% increase in anxiety and depression since the start of the pandemic.
A Mindful Approach to Mental Health at Work
Taking Care of Your Mental Health is More Important Now than Ever BeforeShayda Windle. A decade ago, mental health was not something discussed within the workplace primarily due to the stigma attached to it. However, this has changed in recent years, and mental health is now an open topic of conversation among businesses of all sizes around the world. Whether you are a small business owner or a Fortune 500 company, business leaders are prioritizing the discussion around mental health. With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, we thought it would be beneficial to share a few tips we have learned the past few years about taking care of our own mental health and finding that balance that entrepreneurs so desperately need.
PA Department of Human Services Addresses the Mental Health of Seniors
Mental health is just as important as physical health, and it is imperative that mental resources are readily available to all that need them. While these resources are available to most, seniors struggle to get this essential aid. Whether due to a lack of inclusion or general public oversight, older adults lack the care they need for their mental health. The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services addressed this topic in the following press release:
Mental Health Month: 3 tips for the workplace
Unaddressed mental health issues can create larger problems in the workplaceAndrea Piacquadio. May is Mental Health Awareness month. The goal, established in 1949 by Mental Health America, is to promote good mental health and encourage proper care and support for people that need it.
The tent in the frozen attic
**This article is based on nonfiction by actual events that were witnessed firsthand by me; used with permission. It was the late fall when my ex-husband chose to stop taking his mental health medication. He would pace around the house and tell me weird things but the most frightening thing that he did was preach my funeral loudly to the household.
There are Multiple Type of Anxiety Disorders
Taking a look into generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, and phobias. We all have anxiety — it’s meant to keep us alive. Anxiety does serve a purpose to some degree, but that should come sparingly. There are many people out there, around 40 million, who are diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, to be exact.
Nutrition Plays an Important Role in Mental Health
Disclaimer: Although I have personal and professional experience in the mental health field, I am not a licensed mental health professional. The information contained in this article is meant for educational and entertainment purposes only. The contents of this article are not meant to diagnose, treat or cure any disorder.
Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of PTSD
Deconstructing the parts of PTSD and what a traumatic event is. Disclaimer:Although I have personal and professional experience in the mental health field, I am not a licensed mental health professional. The information contained in this article is meant for educational and entertainment purposes only. The contents of this article are not meant to diagnose, treat or cure any disorder.
Moments of Remembering Past Trauma
The uncomfortable flashbacks that stay in our mind and body. I live with PTSD. I’m not ashamed to say, nor will I ever be. And anyone who lives with PTSD knows that the flashbacks can be strong and present in the worst possible times. It could be as small as the smell of something that reminds me of those bad times.
Keeping Positivity in Times of Darkness
In a way that is completely free of toxic positivity. Positivity is the hardest lesson that I have had to learn throughout all my struggles. How simply the attitude and thoughts towards an event can drastically change the effects of that day.