Each of the community-funded mental health clinics offers free therapy and treatment.
Written with Ellen Utley For so many young people and their families September is a time associated with the invigorating
Oversharing with your pedicurist, yoga class, and pug? Mayim Bialik demonstrates all the moments in life where we could and should be in therapy. For more info on keeping your mind healthy, visit NAMI.
Like other evidence-based practices that promote employment for people with disabilities, supported and customized employment require that policy makers believe what research shows -- people with disabilities can work and want to work.
As someone who has battled depression, I've seen firsthand the dark places it can lead to. I've also seen the opportunity that presents itself when we begin to open a dialogue about topics that so many prefer to change the subject on as soon as they are brought up.
One in five people suffer from a mental illness so there is a good chance lots of couples face this challenge. There are resources available to help and various places (big and small) where you can seek support. Just remember you're not alone.
Two bills to improve psychiatric care are moving through Congress.
Despite the data and the evidence that treatment and psycho-social supports are highly effective and recovery possible for
People diagnosed with serious mental illness -- schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or severe depression -- die 20 years early, on average, because of a combination of lousy medical care, smoking, lack of exercise, complications of medication, suicide, and accidents. The U.S. has become probably the worst place in the developed world to be mentally ill.
It is an important film for many reasons. It is based on the true experiences of a brave American veteran, Dustin DeMoss, who was willing to share his story about mental illness which nearly destroyed him and his family.