Dissolving the Stigma of Mental Health Treatment

Stamp Out Stigma has marked the month of October 2018 as an eventful one for mental health awareness. This October’s mental health observances include the following: National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month Health Literacy Month ADHD Awareness Month Bullying… Read more »

On Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence: Misconceptions

Discussion about sexual assault and domestic is relevant at any time. However, in light of recent events, this year’s National Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness Month is an especially important opportunity to critically examine the issues faced by victims… Read more »

Mental Health and the LGBTQ* Community

Although this year’s Pride Month has come to an end, every single day offers the chance to reaffirm our support for all types of love. Along with this, we also ought to examine some of the fundamental issues faced by… Read more »

Myth Busting: Myths About Being Single

MYTH 1: Being Single is an Unfortunate Plight Our culture places a strong emphasis on the importance of romantic relationships, which may overly amplify an individual's feelings of loneliness. So, as relationships are glorified as joyous accomplishments worth celebrating, not… Read more »

Mental Health and the Workplace

It would be unusual to find someone who doesn't believe that we don't have medical needs, or that it's not worth it to invest in physical wellness. These are obvious priorities. But do we all perceive mental health needs in… Read more »

Parenting That Could Cause Anxiety

Parenting That Could Cause Anxiety

Anxiety is an issue that’s being brought to light more and more frequently in research and media – which can really help those who suffer from it. Most of us perceive anxiety as a feeling that everyone experiences. However, it… Read more »

Signs that Someone May Be Suicidal

[If you or someone you know is suicidal, please call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. If you or someone you know would benefit from our services, please contact us.] Although a dreadful occurrence, suicide is more… Read more »

WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS (AND DAD)

Often neglected and rarely appreciated, the need for human connection is essential for survival. This is most easily seen through the friends we make. With that, I’m honored to share what I’ve learned, as a psychologist and daughter, about the… Read more »

You Have Breast Cancer: What Now?

Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. Current assessments indicate nearly 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Although the chance of dying from breast cancer has dropped significantly… Read more »

Pigs Really Can Fly…Sometimes

THE SERIOUS AND IMPORTANT JOB OF A SERVICE ANIMAL We’ve surely all heard that saying, “When pigs fly.” It’s a humorous statement referring to something so absurd that it will never happen. Well, saddle up, because here is the skinny… Read more »