Category Archives: Mental Health

Eating Disorders: “Complete Recovery is Possible”

Eating Disorders: “Complete Recovery is Possible”

Eating Disorders: “Complete Recovery is Possible” We all have to eat. It’s one of those things like breathing or sleeping. We need it to survive. In fact eating gives us the fuel to draw a breath or crawl into bed. One could argue it is the most necessary necessity. Unfortunately there are some disorders that […]

Practical Teletherapy

Telepsychiatry and telepsychology are becoming widespread in the world of mental health. We’ve discussed telemedicine a few times in these posts, but I specifically wondered: how could it help my close peers?

Art as Therapy?

Art as Therapy?

In my own experience, art has always been more of a convalescence than a product of internal suffering. After my last breakup I was reckoning with imminent depression – it was cinema that brought me to worlds from which I gained a new perspective. When I battled anxiety years ago it was my punk band that showed me possibilities within myself.

Opioid Crisis: Glimmers of Hope

Opioid Crisis: Glimmers of Hope

Opioid Crisis: Glimmers of Hope I once had a friend (we’ll call him “T”) who liked to get a buzz on. While it’s not preferable to use substances like alcohol, they never disrupted his life. He could drink a few beers and call it a night. After an evening with delinquent friends, he would say […]