Couples Discuss Mental Illness

– When I first met Corey, I was really, really honest with my ADHD struggles because that was something that any guy dating me would have to understand because they would often mistake ADHD struggles for actually like just not caring or not wanting to call back or stuff like that. – And I did. …

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maintaining mental health

maintaining mental health

Your mental health is something that is constantly changing, right? I mean, no matter what state you’re in – whether that’s healthy and calm or anxious and chaotic – it always passes. It’s always in flux. And for the most part, my usual state is this very thin ice of contentment concealing an iceberg of …

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2013 PSAC national health and safety conference on mental health in the workplace

2013 PSAC national health and safety conference on mental health in the workplace

In April 2013, PSAC held a national health and safety conference on mental health in the workplace. We asked PSAC members to share their reflections in this important issue. How the members recognize mental illness. I was probably guilty of what we call ‘presenteeism.’ I was there in body, but in spirit I was functioning …

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NAMI’s 19th annual walk-a-thon for mental health illness held Sunday

NAMI’s 19th annual walk-a-thon for mental health illness held Sunday

ANC: THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAIL ILLNESS OF WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS HELD ITS ANNUAL WALK-ATHON AT STANLEY PARK IN WESTFIELD TODAY. 22NEWS REPORTER MIKE MASCIADRELLI WAS THERE AS DOZENS OF PEOPLE HELPED RAISE AWARENES FOR MENTAL ILLNESS. THATS WHAT WE ARE HERE TO FIGHT THE STRUGGLE, ESPECIALLY THE STIGMA ATTACHED WITH IT, SO THAT THEY CAN …

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One Of The Darkest Cases Of Postpartum Mental Illness

One Of The Darkest Cases Of Postpartum Mental Illness

– [Voiceover] So today we’re gonna talk about Andrea Yates, who is one of the most well known victims of postpartum mental illness. She murdered her five children in the bathtub. – [Voiceover] I remember hearing about this story when it happened. – [Voiceover] It was like early, it was like June of 2001. Her …

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‘I’ve Been Pregnant Approximately Three Years, Seven Months’

‘I’ve Been Pregnant Approximately Three Years, Seven Months’

I have been pregnant approximately three years, seven months. At age 20, I had my tubes tied so I would not have children anymore. I actually got pregnant at 40. I was extremely shocked, I’m still in shock. My belly has continued to grow for the three and half years, but it does grow at …

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‘We Do Not Have In The Mental Health Profession, The Ability To Screen Who Will – And Who Will No…

‘We Do Not Have In The Mental Health Profession, The Ability To Screen Who Will – And Who Will No…

your immediate answer was no why I’ll tell you why because nothing has changed in this country there are still all of these massacres that are occurring at the mentally ill untreated people that will he ask me why yes buddy we’re here about your impression you’ve said that you’ll take it down so I’m …

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Mental illness

Mental illness

Grace, in a broader sense what is mental illness and how do you so clearly diagnose it it there’s no blood test for it no there’s not a diagnosis or a blood test for us what we look at is the clinicians the psychologists the psychiatrists the mental health counselors and marriage family therapists social …

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If Physical Health Problems Were Treated Like Mental Health Problems

If Physical Health Problems Were Treated Like Mental Health Problems

(funky music) – Listen, I know you’re sick and all, but are you even trying to get better? (sneeze) (funky music) – Hey, look at it this way, there’s plenty of people out there that have it worse off than you do. – You need to stop focusing on all the bad things in life …

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