Mental Health America (MHA) has made a collection of mental health screening tools available to the public free of charge. These screening tools are offered as a means for members of the community to answer questions that may increase self awareness about personal mental health.
Sleep deprivation is ubiquitous in our modern culture—and can be something we sometimes even wear as a badge of honor even as our lack of sleep is affecting us negatively. Depression, increased anxiety, irritability, and concentration difficulties can all be tied to inadequate sleep.
Depending upon the severity of the disability and the adverse educational impact, how a disability is manifested in the school setting can vary substantially.
Although studies on barriers to mental health care initiation and help seeking for Latino youth and their families’ are limited, a common theme of the studies reviewed center on the importance of addressing Latino cultural values in the services provided.
Each new year begins with creating plans and a list of goals to achieve. On Huffington Post’s blog, Mary Giliberti, Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), shares a wish for 2016: mental health action.
Buzzfeed posted a collection of blogs that show insight into how others experience and deal with mental illness, along with ideas and tips on how to understand and cope with various mental health issues, and NAMI has has shared eight of their favorite pieces from the collection.
There is a distinct benefit in our society to anything that can be accomplished in “one stop:” a grocery store with a pharmacy, a gas station with a sandwich shop, an online store with same day delivery. When it comes to physical and mental health, our society is beginning to shift into a similar mentality.