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Supporting Your Partner Who Has A Mental Illness

Having a partner who's living with a mental illness can take a toll on your relationship. Here's how to cope. Relationships require a lot of work and commitment to keep them thriving. It’s up to the people in the relationship to make sure that [...]

Bipolar Disorder: What To Look For And How To Know

These are the five main behaviors to look for if you suspect a friend or loved one is living with bipolar disorder. Remember that it is extremely important that you seek help right away as well. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that researc[...]

3 Simple Ways To Stay Positive After Summer Ends

If you’re someone who experiences SAD, it’s important that you keep the positive in perspective. With these three tips, your mind and your body will feel ready for fall! With the end of summer quickly coming, you might worry about the on-coming[...]

What Are The Signs Of Postpartum Depression?

If you’re worried you’re experiencing postpartum depression, here’s what you should be looking out for. Postpartum depression is something that affects many women every single year. Just like no two people are like, no two women handle pregnanc[...]

Is Anxiety Taking Over Your Life?

If you’re feeling some or all of these symptoms of anxiety, it’s time to talk to a mental health professional. It may seem like ignoring your anxiety is the best way to deal with it, but that is almost never the case. Anxiety can be sneaky and [...]

How To Combat Your Anxiety

There are many things you can do to find relief in the face of an anxiety attack. As someone who suffers from Generalized Anxiety Disorder, you may become easily overwhelmed by your anxiety. That’s a natural part of having anxiety. However, it’[...]

Learning How to Talk About Suicide: Tips from Mental Health Professionals

Talking about suicide isn’t easy, but these tips will help you approach the subject in an informed and sensitive manner. Suicide has been a frequent topic in the news lately, but that doesn’t necessarily make it easier to talk about the subject[...]

4 Mental Health Tips for People Who Work from Home

If you’re someone who lives with mental illness and works from home, these mental health tips will elevate your workflow. As someone who lives with a mental illness, you may find working from home more difficult than others do. What’s important[...]

5 Surprisingly Helpful Ways You Can Find Peace This Summer

This summer, keep these mental health tips in mind so that you can fully enjoy all that summer has to offer. With summer quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to focus on some self-love and remind yourself to relax. There are many ways you[...]

5 Ways to Cope with Your Social Anxiety

If you fear that you’re suffering from crippling social anxiety, there's help out there for you. Social anxiety and introversion are different in many ways. Many people think that if they show signs of an introverted personality, they automatic[...]

Do I Have OCD? The 3 Most Common Signs to Look For

If you're worried that you may show any of these signs of OCD, talk to a therapist in your area as soon as possible If you are struggling with symptoms of OCD, you may feel isolated and misunderstood, but it is important to remember that you’re[...]

When Mental Stress Gets Physical: The Signs and Symptoms

If you are experiencing one or more of these symptoms, it could very well be the physical signs of mental stress. There are many ways in which mental stress manifests itself physically. It is important to remember that your brain is your body’s[...]

Am I Too Anxious? 3 Common Signs of General Anxiety Disorder

If you find that your worrying gets in the way of your daily life, it is time to start looking for other symptoms of an anxiety disorder. Everyone suffers from anxiety at certain points in his or her life. Stage fright is a common reason people[...]

4 Ways You Can Help Raise Mental Health Awareness

Here are just a few of the many ways in which you can help raise positive awareness for mental health in your community. There are many stigmas attached to mental health in the United States. As more and more people come forward about their own[...]

4 Easy Ways Spring Improves Your Mental Health

Spring can improve your mood and aid depression in many ways.  Here are a few things to keep in mind as you embrace the warmth and cheeriness of spring. Although Maryland weather is unpredictable, now that it’s finally March, spring is just aro[...]

Common Misconceptions About Borderline Personality Disorder

Even among mental health professionals, there is not nearly enough known about BPD and this leads to so many false diagnoses and misconceptions about the disorder. Although borderline personality disorder (BPD) is often seen as a myth, that is [...]

3 Ways a Dog Can Help with Depression

It is estimated that around 40 million adults in the U.S. are living with depression. It is estimated that around 40 million adults in the U.S. are living with depression.  When you’re living with depression, simply getting out of bed in the mo[...]

The Upside of Mental Illness

While it's true that you are different from many people, that is not a bad thing at all. When you’re living with mental illness, it’s so easy to fall into the trap of feeling like you’re all alone on an alien planet. While it’s true that you ar[...]

3 Ways to Get through a Depressive Episode

Through it all, it is important to remember that there is always hope. Living with mental illness can be incredibly tough. For individuals with depression, it is especially tough when they are going through a depressive episode. This is a perio[...]

Dis-Proving Common Myths About Schizophrenia

Thousands of people cope with schizophrenia every day. Thousands of people cope with schizophrenia every day. As with many other types of mental illness, there is quite a bit of misinformation surrounding schizophrenia. These stereotypes are of[...]