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Category Archives: Mental Health

Mental Health Challenges We Are Facing From The Pandemic

The entire family is vaccinated and ready to return to normal. There will be visits with extended family, dinners at your favorite restaurant, Friday night movies in an actual theater, and center court seats at the playoffs. It’s back to the workplace Monday through Friday, and soon back to school. Does returning to normal with …

Preparing Your Child For Summer Camps And In-Person Learning As America Reopens

Parents nationwide are making big decisions. Some insist their child be “free from a mask mandate”, while others want both their child and teacher masked. Many want a return to full time in-person learning, while others prefer hybrid or distance learning. There is no way to know the rationale behind each parent’s plea. If grandparents …

How Gaslighting Can Affect Mental Health

The attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 has been described by many as a cataclysmic event planned in plain sight. Others describe it as a “moral dilemma”, while others believe it to be the summation of “self-destructive behaviors to escape anxiety”. Regardless of how the event is labeled, it is clear the …

Sensationalism and Misrepresentation Of Mental Illness By Today’s Media

In an effort to remove the stigma of mental illness, football players, athletes, models, celebrities, and entertainers are publicly acknowledging their mental illness. Though many cheer their openness, The National Alliance on Mental Illness reports: “Mental illness is being both sensationalized and misrepresented by television and media. Sensationalizing mental illness can be harmful, especially for …