May is National Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. This national month of recognition was established in 1949 to increase public knowledge about mental health issues and the impact that they have on many people’s lives, and today the tradition is still going strong! This is a month dedicated to helping yourself, helping…
While the CDC has stated that the risk of becoming infected with COVID-19, or the coronavirus, in the United States is currently low, health officials are working toward developing a treatment option, educating Americans, and motivating individuals and businesses to initiate plans to prepare for a possible pandemic.
When it comes to mental illness, perception is often not reality. Even people who seem to have it all aren’t immune from the trials that mental illness presents. Supermodel Gisele Bündchen knows this firsthand.
Researchers in Japan have uncovered a new potential cause of depression that may aid in the development of new medications that better treat the mood disorder that affects over 300 million people worldwide.
We often use words that exaggerate a person or situation, which can be quite hurtful to a person who may be struggling with mental illness. Words like “crazy,” “psycho” and “schizo” can be quite damaging to someone who can’t help the fact that they have a mental condition and are working hard to manage it.
Kate Spade, the fashion icon behind the Kate Spade New York line of handbags and clothing, died of an apparent suicide on Tuesday, June 5th, at her New York City apartment. Spade has been credited with creating a fashion line that helped young women transition into adulthood, offering quirky-yet-luxurious handbags to a younger demographic of women.
Actors Ryan Reynolds and Dylan Sprouse recently opened up about their struggles with social anxiety and how they cope in the intense pressure of the spotlight.
There are many small, incremental steps you can take to improve your mental health. From eating some dark chocolate to exercising to coloring, there are plenty of easy activities and habits, especially when combined, that will serve to improve your mental health. Something that can often get overlooked — that is proving to be increasingly more effective in improving mental health — is the effect that flowers and plants can have on human