Recognizing and Managing Burnout

Recognizing and Managing Burnout

Do you struggle with feelings of extreme exhaustion and changes in appetite or sleep patterns? You might feel less optimistic, less hopeful, and overall, less motivated to participate in daily activities. While this can also present itself as symptoms of depression or...
Self-Care During the Summer

Self-Care During the Summer

Summer. A word and season that is generally associated with carefree attitudes and relaxation. The increased exposure to sunlight alone does wonders for our mental health, such as “increasing the brain’s release in serotonin, which helps with boosting mood and...
Disability Pride Month

Disability Pride Month

While many people see disabled people as someone to pity or feel sorry for, there are many people with disabilities who are proud of their differences, and see them as a source of strength in their lives. In fact, there is a Disability Pride Day held each year on July...
Mental Health and Older Adults

Mental Health and Older Adults

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 15 % of seniors, over the age of 60, will present with a mental health disorder. WHO also states that the population of the world’s older adults is estimated to double from 900 million to 2 billion for seniors over the...
Minority Mental Health Month

Minority Mental Health Month

“Talking about your feelings is something only White people do.”  I remember thinking this while sitting in my in-patient rehab center while the counselor asked each of us sitting in the circle that morning to name how we were feeling that day.  Feelings...