When most people think of mental illness there is a stigma that comes with the term. Most people have negative "thoughts" about it. There are so many stereotypes out there about people who suffer from a mental illness. Lindsay Holmes, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, has put together a few stats that prove that mental illness is not just a personal issue but it is an issue for everyone.
Being a parent is no easy task, but being a parent of a child who has a mental illness can be even more difficult. Taking care a child with a mental illness can be a lot of work and extremely stressful. When taking care of a child with a mental illness it is important that the parents also remembers to take care of themselves as well. Here are so self-care tip for parents of children with mental illness.
Sometimes, when you’re down in the dumps it’s hard to take good care of yourself. It’s hard to feel inspired to support your wellness, including your mental health and psychological health. When you’re not feeling happy with your life, it can be hard to get up and do something positive for yourself. This article will provide you with 5 ways to move past what’s keeping you down in the dumps in order to take care of your psychological well being.
While attending college many students go through a lot of different changes. These changes along with the pressure of classes and studying, can bring on a lot stress in a student's life. Especially for freshman, moving away from home into a dorm and meeting new classmates there is some anxiety that can come with that. Mental health has always been something a lot of people tend to avoid talking about. According to Jeffery Lieberman M.D., a contributor writer for Psychology Today, says, "The college years and experience closely coincide with the onset of many mental disorders in young people." Because of this, it is extremely important for universities to improve student mental health care.