Depression & Mental Health Blog

Sometimes taking time for yourself, taking care of yourself, seems like a radical act. To understand how important self-care can be, let’s take a look at what really constitutes self-care. Suggestions on how to take care of yourself can range from meditation to yoga, to prayer, face masks, and nap time. These all sound wonderful. However, there is a deeper level of self-care that isn’t usually...
June 27, 2017
Geraldine
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Schizoaffective disorder is a mental health illness that affects thoughts, emotions, and actions. Those with schizoaffective disorder often experience episodes that are both psychotic and bipolar, which is why many times it is mistakenly diagnosed as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.A person with schizoaffective disorder may experience delusions and/or hallucinations as well as depression and...
June 27, 2017
Geraldine
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Sometimes words just can’t describe a feeling as well as a picture can. Art has always been a vehicle for emotion, and illustrating the feelings of mental illness can resonate and help communicate with others while giving the artist a ways to express themselves.These works are often difficult to look at: they express emotions such as pain, anxiety, aloneness, and despair, to name just a few....
June 8, 2017
Mentalhealthce
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