Myths. Stories told throughout the ages. When we used to think of myths, we thought of them as whimsical stories to tell around. However, now myths are seen as something to be cautious with. Myths spread easily and can twist information. When it comes to mental illness, or mental health challenges, myths bring about misinformation … Continue reading The Myths of Mental Health Challenges
“I want to tell my friends about my depression.” “How do I tell my boyfriend that I have bipolar?” “I have been dating this girl for a year when do I tell her that I have schizophrenia?” Have you ever been in that situation when you received a mental health diagnosis and wonder how you … Continue reading Attention! I have (Insert Mental Diagnosis Here)!
Cover for Are U Ok? By Kati Morton. LMFT I became aware of this book from the author’s, Kati Morton, YouTube channel. I stumbled upon her channel from watching Roosterteeth’s show Always Open. I was fascinated to learn more about this therapist as she was able to calmly answer common questions people had in regards … Continue reading A Look into Are U Ok?
We are currently self-funded. Spending our own money ensuring that this site, merchandise is up to par with what you expect from us. We do not take any revenue for our own personal gain. Our goal has and will always be to benefit the world when it comes to mental health. Currently, we started a … Continue reading How is life;better funded?
Just that question alone can bring dread to anyone wanting to ask that question. But why? It is because the realization of asking a question makes anyone uncomfortable. But that shouldn’t be the case. Asking if someone is thinking of suicide is a hopeful moment in someone’s life. It brings connection to someone who felt … Continue reading Are you thinking of suicide?
When one thinks of suicide, the mind goes to the act. For some, they consider it as a selfish act that only hurts those around them. For others, it is the only solution to a never ending pain. And those who lose a loved one, it is the never ending questions of what-if. Putting aside … Continue reading The Stigma of Suicidal Ideation
As stated in the title, this month is suicide awareness month. So many individuals lose their life due to suicide. For those who are impacted by these deaths, it can be a hard thing to grasp. The never ending questions and the what-ifs can leave loved ones wonder if there is anything they could’ve done … Continue reading September is Suicide Awareness Month
I met Cristian when we both were working in a county-partnered agency. We took our jobs seriously and had an impact on an array of students. We have seen how mental health can affect students and how recovery is possible for them. Here is her interview: First off, what is your experience with mental health? … Continue reading Interview with Cristian
As a good friend once said, “Our [mental health] journey is never ending.” And that’s how everyone’s journeys should be. We should always strive to become who we want to be in our recovery. It may be difficult, but we all are our own authors in our stories in life. We decide how we will … Continue reading Why the Semicolon?
When it comes to mental health, we all should be involved. With the hundreds of pages, why did I create this site? Many pages reach audiences and educate people on the issue of mental health. However, many still use clinical language and not recovery language. Recovery language is important. It helps put the person first … Continue reading Introduction