Diversity in Mental Health

2018-08-01T01:06:43+00:00

Diversity in Mental Health What an honor it is to celebrate National Minorities Mental Health Month! As a minority and a counselor in the mental health field myself, I have learned about the importance of considering diversity, access to care, and stigma for minorities in mental health. Take a moment to try an experiment with [...]

Diversity in Mental Health2018-08-01T01:06:43+00:00

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week!

2018-05-12T01:30:06+00:00

Mental Health Begins in Childhood It’s National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week! If you’ve ever been to counseling before, you have probably learned that your childhood experiences have a significant impact on the way you are as an adult. Trauma, family interactions, genetics, etc. in childhood all are factors that “set the stage” for the [...]

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week!2018-05-12T01:30:06+00:00

Top 5 Things to Know about Self-Harm

2018-03-28T13:13:58+00:00

Top 5 Things to Know about Self-Harm This week, we are raising awareness on a subject that can be incredibly distressing and confusiong – self-harm.  If you or someone you know has struggled with self-harm, you will know that it comes in different forms and can stem from a multitude of emotional problems.  Here, we’ll [...]

Top 5 Things to Know about Self-Harm2018-03-28T13:13:58+00:00

Getting a Good Night’s Rest Sleep Hygiene: the Importance of Sleep and Mental Health

2018-03-14T00:03:21+00:00

Getting a Good Night’s Rest Sleep Hygiene: the Importance of Sleep and Mental Health March 2nd thru March 9th is National Sleep Awareness Week. Sleep problems have become a major concern within the medical and mental health communities: America is sleep-deprived, to say the least. It is estimated around 40 million people per year suffer [...]

Getting a Good Night’s Rest Sleep Hygiene: the Importance of Sleep and Mental Health2018-03-14T00:03:21+00:00

5 Ways to Support A Loved One With An Eating Disorder

2018-03-07T00:44:40+00:00

5 Ways to Support A Loved One With An Eating Disorder Welcome back to week two of Eating Disorder Awareness! Last week we explored various warning signs and symptoms of eating disorders and how they affect our loved ones. Maybe you’ve noticed those signs and symptoms growing in someone you love. It can be incredibly [...]

5 Ways to Support A Loved One With An Eating Disorder2018-03-07T00:44:40+00:00

How to Screen for Eating Disorders

2018-03-05T17:11:17+00:00

How to Screen for Eating Disorders This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness week, and though most people know that eating disorders exist, not many know how to screen for them in loved ones or even for themselves. Sadly, eating disorders affect over 24 million people in the United States, and only about 10% seek [...]

How to Screen for Eating Disorders2018-03-05T17:11:17+00:00

Paying Flea Market Prices for A Love-Filled Marriage

2018-03-05T17:30:37+00:00

Paying Flea Market Prices for A Love-Filled Marriage Let me start by painting this scenario: Two coworkers are having lunch. They were discussing why one of them was having problems in his marriage. The other coworker, a female, asked, “When was the last time you told her you loved her?”, to which the married coworker [...]

Paying Flea Market Prices for A Love-Filled Marriage2018-03-05T17:30:37+00:00

Six Tips for Fostering Mental Health

2018-01-30T15:22:21+00:00

Six Tips for Fostering Mental Health Maintain an active spiritual life. Those that practice their spiritual faith report greater happiness as well as other benefits. Take ownership for your contributions in all situations. The only person we can change is us. It is difficult to own and not blame because in our relationships that is [...]

Six Tips for Fostering Mental Health2018-01-30T15:22:21+00:00