Mental Health Stigma

Mental Health Stigma

The Problem of Mental Health Stigma It’s sad that some folks still need to hear it: mental illness is real. Mental illness has consequences for ones well-being and the pain caused by it, both emotional and physical, takes a tragic toll. Addiction, broken relationships, lost opportunities, even physical harm are merely a few negative outcomes […]

Constant Distractions of ADHD

The Constant Distraction of ADHD

Constant Distractions of ADHD Imagine sitting down to read your favorite book. Open to the bookmarked page, find the next paragraph… in seconds a bag of potato chips on the table grabs your attention. You grab a few, eat them, and go back to that paragraph but then you hear some birds outside. It seems […]

Back to School Anxiety

Anxiety in School

Back-to-School Anxiety August heat still blazes but school is quickly approaching. Time to stock up on number 2 pencils, cram summer reading assignments, and wave goodbye to camp. Although the freedom of summer comes to an end, a fresh school year can be exciting for students with the anticipation of new friends and activities. But […]

Telepsychiatry in the Modern Life

Telepsychiatry

I have my share of friends who want to improve their mental well-being but for one reason or another never get around to it. A lot of the excuses are valid ones. Long hours at a job, too busy with family, lack of funds; a lot of these things are nonnegotiable. Making it to the […]

Living with OCD

OCD Treatment

Ever since I was young I’ve felt the effects of OCD. It caused both small inconveniences and enormous obstacles throughout my life. Only after therapy, medication, and a long but enlightening road to recovery was I able to step back and truly recognize what was happening to me. My life has vastly improved and I […]