Disclaimer: The information provided in the blogs is resource-related, and no official endorsement by Mental Health Association in Delaware for the information presented is intended or should be inferred.  Our goal is to provide the community with information and available resources so that each individual can make their own informed decision about what best promotes their own wellness.

Puzzles and Brain Health

Puzzles and Brain Health

Have you ever done a puzzle and been frustrated with trying to figure out where the pieces fit? Then, you maneuver the pieces around to see if that will help but the pieces still don’t fit. So, you give up and throw the pieces all over the place? Yes, I know that...

The Different Styles of Attachment

The Different Styles of Attachment

Attachment is defined as “a special emotional relationship that involves comfort, care, and pleasure.” Attachment Theory, on the other hand, is defined as “long-lasting psychological connectedness between human beings.” John Bowlby, a British psychologist, is...

The Impact of Travel on Mental Health

The Impact of Travel on Mental Health

Summertime, and the living is easy…!  I’m sure you can picture yourself on a beach somewhere sipping on drink with a tiny umbrella.  If the beach isn’t your thing, maybe a nice quiet house in the mountains breathing the crisp mountain air. Or, maybe you...

Panic Attacks vs. Anxiety Attacks

Panic Attacks vs. Anxiety Attacks

When I had my first anxiety attack in high school, I was perplexed. Not having “anxiety attacks” in my vocabulary, but knowing what panic attacks were, it felt inaccurate to call it a panic attack. Upon experiencing more anxiety attacks in college and doing research,...

Why Language Matters in Mental Health

Why Language Matters in Mental Health

When I disclose to people that I have anxiety and depression, I find that many people aren’t sure how to respond. Some will automatically apologize, some will share something personal about themselves, and some won’t say anything back. If they do, some responses will...

Why I Became a Board Member

Why I Became a Board Member

MHA is blessed to have a great staff, volunteers, community members, and of course, our board members, who have both a passion for and expertise in the mental health field. Today we have two of MHA’s board members, Lisa Thorton and Dr. Jim Ellison, who will be talking...