Beautiful advice from a divorced man after 16 years of marriage
BEAUTIFUL ADVICE FROM A DIVORCED MAN AFTER 16 YEARS OF MARRIAGE Obviously, I’m not a relationship expert. But there’s something about my divorce being finalized this week that gives me perspective of things I wish I would have done different… After losing a woman that I loved, and a marriage of almost 16 years, here’s the advice I wish I would have had 1) Never stop courting. Never stop dating. NEVER EVER take that woman for granted. When you asked her to marry…
Codependency 101: What Does Being Codependent Mean?
Are you codependent? If so, there are probably some things you have a tough time accepting about human nature and relationships. On the other hand, perhaps you’re not sure what codependent means, in which case, let’s begin with some basics Codependents need to be needed. They believe making oneself invaluable to another is the pathway to love. It isn’t. It’s the pathway to becoming a doormat, to being taken advantage of and to becoming a target of abuse. When someone loves you and…
How Health Care Failed Jack Beattie
St. Luke’s Health System’s Journey to Transform Health Care By Kathryn Beattie, MD, News and Community April 11, 2017 It fails a lot of people like Jack. And the consequences are unthinkable St. Luke’s Dr. Kathryn Beattie experienced this firsthand, and she feels passionately that it should not happen to anyone else. Her story, really the story of Jack, is captivating, heart-wrenching and profoundly sad Dr.…
How to Choose a Psychologist
When you need help from a trained, licensed professional, these tips can help you choose a psychotherapist and address the financial questions related to therapy.
Why Dating Can Be Difficult When You Have a Mental Illness
"Relationships are complicated. Mental illness can make it that much more complicated."
Learn About Mental Health
CDC’s mental health website provides basic public health information about mental health including surveillance, disorders, myths and facts, and prevention.
What is mental health recovery?
This short animation explains what SRN mean by recovery and the work we are doing to achieve our vision of 'A Scotland where mental health recovery is a reality…
How to teach ... mental health
We teach children how to care for their bodies – use our resources to help them learn to look after their minds too
The Truth About Mental Health
Exploring the different attitudes and definitions of mental health and mental wellbeing
Why crafting is good for mental health
Complex, creative activities like knitting, cake decorating or crossword puzzles can create a non-medicinal, feel-good high.
Mental health: What's normal, what's not
Mental health vs. mental illness — Find out how mental illnesses are diagnosed and defined.
7 Mental health myths and facts
Fact: Mental health problems are actually very common Annually, about One in 10 young people experienced a period of major depression One in 25 Americans lived with a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. It accounts for the loss of more than 41,000 American lives each year, more than…
Mental Health Insurance Parity Guide
Learn what you need to know about mental health coverage under the mental health parity law.
How to be an advocate for mental health and wellness
How do you stand up for mental wellness for yourself and for others? We should think about how we talk about mental health, how we look out for our own menta...
World Mental Health Day: Facts about Mental Health
One of your neighbors posted in Kids & Family . Click through to read what they have to say. (The views expressed in this post are the author’s own.)
How to manage your mental health
Prolonged psychological stress is the enemy of our mental health, and physical movement is our best weapon to respond. Leon Taylor is a former competitive d...
How Trumpcare Will Affect Mental Health
The American Health Care Act -- aka Trumpcare or the AHCA -- is the GOP's effort to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). You'd think with a proponent like Trump behind it, it would offer the gold standard of healthcare. You know, like the free healthcare that Congress gives itself. Instead, the proposed law is a fairly half-hearted attempt to remake the Affordable Care Act into something that Republicans can better stomach. Let's take a look at the current proposal…
Why insomnia affects your mental health
Why do we feel so low when we've not had enough sleep?
Why mental health treatment is not an easy solution to violence
In the wake of mass shootings and other tragedies, a frequent refrain is: Why don't we get those dangerous people off the streets? And, just as frequently, people suggest that mental health treatment is the answer.