Mental Health

When One is Not Enough: Why You May Need Both Medication and Therapy

When One is Not Enough: Why You May Need Both Medication and Therapy

With treatment, you can be as good as new (or even better than new) in no time. The treatment you need just depends on your condition and the severity of your illness. A lot of people think that medication is a last resort and many others believe that therapy is a last resort. However, in some cases, it is necessary to have both.

The Connection Between Medication & Therapy: Getting the Right Treatment

The Connection Between Medication & Therapy: Getting the Right Treatment

Therapy, or counseling as it is sometimes called, is an excellent treatment for many mental illnesses. It is even a good option for dealing with particularly difficult life situations or setbacks. But for some with severe mental illness or persistent symptoms, it may not be […]

Valentine’s Day is About Love: Practicing Self-Love on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is About Love: Practicing Self-Love on Valentine’s Day

I know for a fact that there are a lot of women who loathe Valentine’s Day and what it represents in society today. And that is completely understandable. But why does Valentine’s Day have to represent being in a relationship with someone? Why can’t it […]

Spotlight on Recovery – Kaitlyn’s Story

Spotlight on Recovery – Kaitlyn’s Story

Schizophrenia is one of the most stigmatized mental illnesses that there are, next to Borderline Personality Disorder and Dissociative Identity Disorder. These illnesses are just that, illnesses. The symptoms and presentations of these disorders are often under no control by the individual who is battling […]

Learning to Speak Up and Be Heard

Learning to Speak Up and Be Heard

Nobody can make it through life without feeling sad or anxious at some point. However, for many of us, those feelings linger for weeks, months, or even years. For those of us who have a mental health disorder, about 450 million people worldwide, these feelings […]



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