Support for Serious Mental Illness | Real Stories

Support for Serious Mental Illness | Real Stories

[Mike] There’s something about sharing your story with other people that gives them a sense of hope that they’re not alone. To be in a group with other people who are going through the same thing just makes it so much easier. [Dan] For someone with depression, those connections are life-saving, they’re so important. [Phil] …

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What you can do about mental health stigma in the media

What you can do about mental health stigma in the media

Everyone is our eyes and ears. The SANE StigmaWatch program works with all media, to ensure safe and responsible reporting of mental illness and suicide. People can take a stand by engaging with StigmaWatch. Don’t just wait for stigma to happen. Watch for it. Be prepared for it. Know where you think it’s going to …

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Telling People About Your Mental Health | Kati Morton

Telling People About Your Mental Health | Kati Morton

Hey everybody, today’s video is all about how to tell a loved one about our mental illness. Now, the first thing I want to talk about is making sure you understand and agree with your diagnosis. Know that when a therapist or a psychiatrist or a psychologist or whomever you are seeing, gives you a …

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Is Being Transgender / Transsexual a Mental Disorder

Is Being Transgender / Transsexual a Mental Disorder

Hi everyone! This video is going to be about if being transgender is a mental disorder and how it may be perceived as a one. As well as how being transgender can impact one’s mental health and contribute to mental disorders. In addition to my own experience of how my transition impacted my emotions and …

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19.  What Happens When Things Go Wrong: Mental Illness, Part II

19. What Happens When Things Go Wrong: Mental Illness, Part II

Professor Paul Bloom: The final topic of the course is clinical psychology, also known as abnormal psychology or psychopathology, and this, for many of us, is what psychology is really about. It’s about mental illness. It’s about clinical psychologists. And we started talking about this when Dr. Nolen-Hoeksema gave her guest lecture last week and …

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Caring for People with Mental Health Conditions | Can Ask Meh?

Caring for People with Mental Health Conditions | Can Ask Meh?

I’m a wife and also caregiver to my husband Daren who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I found out when he was in his early thirties and we all know what they say right? About artists, you know, having their mood swings and stuff like that. But yeah it wasn’t a shock. It was more …

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Voices: Living with Schizophrenia | WebMD

Voices: Living with Schizophrenia | WebMD

[MUSIC PLAYING] [INTERPOSING VOICES] MICHELLE HAMMER: Hi. I’m Michele Hammer and I have schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a mental illness that changes the way you think, feel, and act. It’s broken down into three separate categories, positive, negative, and cognitive. Positive symptoms don’t mean they’re a good thing. It’s an add-on to your normal behavior, things …

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Samuel is homeless in Los Angeles and suffers from mental illness.

Samuel is homeless in Los Angeles and suffers from mental illness.

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Schizophrenia: Breaking the mental health stigma | BBC Ideas

Schizophrenia: Breaking the mental health stigma | BBC Ideas

People have a general idea of insanity or craziness or madness that they associate with the idea of schizophrenia. It’s kind of an idea of wildness, not so much what psychosis might actually be but more of an idea of violence or just being crazy. My name is Esme Weijun Wang, I attended Yale University …

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Psychosis – causes, symptoms, and treatment explained

Psychosis – causes, symptoms, and treatment explained

Psychosis is a type of mental illness where a person loses touch with the reality. They may also experience quite distressing symptoms which are broadly classified into delusions which is false beliefs. They may experience hallucinatory things like voices when no one is around them. They may also have disturbances with their thought processes. If …

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