Mental Health Awareness

Throughout a week in October, many mental health providers and mental health advocates take time to raise awareness of mental health. This includes trying to normalize taking care of our mental health by taking time to go to therapy or finding other ways of self care. We try to tell people that it is okContinue reading “Mental Health Awareness”

Grief and Mental Health

To go along with my last post about mental health, I thought I would also talk about how our grief interferes with our mental health.  As it is not an actual DSM diagnosis, people pass off grief as just a short term thing that does not affect our mental state for that long. But untilContinue reading “Grief and Mental Health”

May: Mental Health Awareness

I did not want May to end without talking about Mental Health Awareness month.  May is set aside for mental health, for advocacy, for awareness, and for helping people see that taking care of your mental health is ok.  Not only is it ok, it is required of us to take care of our mentalContinue reading “May: Mental Health Awareness”