Depression & Mental Health Blog

In a perfect world, everyone would understand mental illness and be encouraging towards you. However, in real life, most people might not know much about mental illnesses. Disclosing your mental disorder to others is not an easy task. However, bringing this up to your family members, friends, and even coworkers can prove beneficial to both parties.In a job, you have to assess the advantages an...
Choosing to receive mental health treatment is a major decision, and for many, a step in the right direction. Mental health treatment facilities can provide a person with the tools needed for a better, healthier life. However, once the treatment is completed, many are left to wonder what’s next. Leaving mental health treatment can cause many to feel overwhelmed, with numerous unanswered question...
Stigma still surrounds mental illness, despite the prevalence of mental health disorders – 1 in 4 adults suffer from some form of mental health issue each year and 1 in 17 people live with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Yet fear of stigma is the main reason people don’t seek treatment. Ben Brafman, CEO and founder of the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center...
July 10, 2017
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