Why I Volunteer at the MHA

Why I Volunteer at the MHA

My entire life I struggled with depression, and in my adult years that descended into a dark battle against alcoholism.  I quit drinking in April of 2017 and the past two years I have been prioritizing my mental health and my recovery.  Because of this, my whole...
Coping with Anxiety

Coping with Anxiety

In her last post, Samantha Kershaw wrote about her experiences with anxiety, and how it flared up after her recent marriage.  Below, Samantha explores how she is coping. With the whirlwind of what I was feeling after the honeymoon, I decided I wanted to go back to an...
A Personal Struggle With Anxiety

A Personal Struggle With Anxiety

Part I I have struggled with anxiety for my whole life. I remember in preschool not being able to leave my mom and it only got worse. I transferred to a different school in 6th grade since the school I was at was not working for me. The same thing happened at the new...
Do You Focus on Fitness #4Mind4Body?

Do You Focus on Fitness #4Mind4Body?

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally –it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health, which can...