• How To Support A Loved One’s Mental Health

     SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-8255 CRISIS HOTLINE: 1-800-991-5272  NAMI NATIONAL HELPLINE: 1-800-950-6264 How To A Loved One’s Mental Health​ This article by Brendan McLean appeared at NAMI.org on May. 22, 2015. In any given year, only 60% of people with a mental illness get mental health care. As a result, family members and caregivers often...

  • The Double Standard Of Mental Illness

     SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-8255 CRISIS HOTLINE: 1-800-991-5272  NAMI NATIONAL HELPLINE: 1-800-950-6264 The Of Mental Illness This article by By Michelle Walshe was published at NAMI.org on Apr. 25, 2018 Mental health conditions are not the only illnesses to suffer from stigma: AIDS, leprosy and obesity are others. However, Princess Diana shook hands and...

  • Michael Phelps: ‘I am extremely thankful that I did not take my life’

    This article by Susan Scutti can be found at CNN.com Far from the familiar waters of an Olympic pool, swimmer Michael Phelps shared the story of his personal encounter with depression at a mental health conference in Chicago this week. “You do contemplate suicide,” the winner of 28 Olympic medals...

  • My Silent Battles

    From NAMI.org. My experience with mental illness might be similar to some people’s experiences with mental illness, but in other ways it is probably different. I suffer from anxiety and depression, which is actually common among the population. However, from my experience, when I suffer from anxiety and depression, it...

  • Reducing Stigma Around Mental Illness

    An important way to reduce stigma around mental illness is to have open and honest conversations with your loved ones. Research states that it takes young people 6 to 8 years, from the onset of symptoms, to ask for help. By starting a conversation and providing support, your loved ones...

  • Prince Harry: I sought counselling after 20 years of not thinking about the death of my mother….

    Prince Harry has disclosed that he sought counselling after enduring two years of “total chaos” while still struggling in his late twenties to come to terms with the death of his mother. The Prince says in an interview with The Telegraph that he “shut down all his emotions” for almost...