One of the most important ways to be a good friend is to help your friends when you notice something is wrong. This includes helping them get the support they need and deserve if they are experiencing a mental health condition. This might seem like a big task, but it doesn’t have to be.
If you have a mental illness, you may struggle with the difficult decision as to whether to share information about your illness with others. You may be reluctant to disclose your experiences for many reasons, including fear of rejection, shame, or not wanting to be labeled negatively because of the stigma associated with mental illness.
When choosing a therapist, it is important that you find a psychotherapist that is properly trained and certified in the problems that you are dealing with. Psychologists and psychotherapists undergo rigorous schooling, training, and internships to receive their degrees. There are many highly-trained and qualified professionals, who undergo about eleven years of schooling to obtain […]
Every year, there are thousands of conventions held worldwide. These conventions come surrounded by the promise of hype, excitement, adventure, affinity, and community! Let’s be real, some of us (myself included) stay glued to our screens anticipating the moment when tickets go on sale, and we can buy our way into the fantastical chaos that […]