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Loving Someone With A Mental Illness

Melissa McCarty | Posted 12.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa McCarty

In all my years covering social issues, I've learned some simply need a little more love and support then others. It may be draining at times, let's acknowledge that but you can handle it, you'll see your much stronger than you ever gave yourself credit for.

5 Things Psychologists Wish Their Patients Would Do

Everyday Health | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living

Does your therapist have a secret wish list of things you should do to optimize your therapy? If you’re one of the millions of people in the United ...

Study Shows Why Hundreds Of Thousands Of Adults With Serious Mental Conditions Can't Get Help

Pew's Stateline | Michael Ollove | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Semper Free: Of Hummingbirds and Heroes

Kimann Schultz | Posted 01.11.2015 | Impact
Kimann Schultz

Years later, I was given a small gift of redemption. I hope sparrows fill heavenly trees and know I meant well and know that I hold to this day the lesson of the hatchling sparrow's unanswerable exit from this plain of existence.

How A Friend's 'Betrayal' Saved This Woman's Life

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living

Helping a friend who doesn’t necessarily want your help is tough. But sometimes it’s the only option. Marisa Lancione, a mental health advocate...

When Mental Illness Hits Home

Linda Rosenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Rosenberg

When a loved one has heart disease or cancer, families rally around -- they cook, clean, drive their loved ones to doctor's appointments, give pep talks, and much more. But when someone is struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, or other mental conditions, family members are not sure what to do.

May 18-22, 166th Annual APA Conference: A Profession in Need of a Brand Makeover

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Over the past couple years I have stopped my clinical psychiatric practice after 35 years and have been searching for anything that will lessen the stigma and that will cause those with mental disorders to seek and receive treatment.

What Good Can It (Psychotherapy) Do?

May Benatar, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
May Benatar, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Within most adult folks there is an inner wisdom that would offer great assistance in resolving the impasses of our life. Therapy is about accessing our inner, innate wisdom, not replacing it with someone else's.

The Phone Call

Mark Pacitti | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Pacitti

It was a long, slow journey to recovery. But at the end of the road was a light far brighter than I had ever imagined possible. All it took in the end was a phone call.

You Cannot Age Well Without Mental Health

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

Nothing beats being active and involved, and some people with mental or substance use disorders are lucky enough to be able to recognize the need for changes in their lives and act accordingly.