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Mental Health Recovery

6 Tips to Help Live a Balanced Life With Mental Illness

Dustin DeMoss | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Dustin DeMoss

Living a balanced life is difficult for most people, but it is not impossible. Living a balanced life with a mental illness presents challenges that the "normal" (notice I used quotations) people of this world would not understand in a practical sense.

Triple Threat: Beyond Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues

Louise Stanger Ed.D, LCSW, BRI II, CIP | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Louise Stanger Ed.D, LCSW, BRI II, CIP

Until the '80s, it used to be that clients coming in for treatment were typically corralled into two discrete camps: the mentally ill or the substance...

Can People Recover From Mental Illness?

Emily Grossman | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Grossman

In my estimation, recovery from mental illness, as I personally define it, is definitely possible. However, it takes a lot of work and perseverance. With the proper treatment and support, people can and do get well, contribute to society, and live highly productive, fulfilling lives.

The End of Mental Health -- And Why That's Good

Douglas LaBier | Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

The idea of mental health -- as we know it -- has reached a dead end. It doesn't describe much of anything relevant to people's lives today.