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.

2023 E-Racing the Blues for Mental Health

2023 E-Racing the Blues for Mental Health

Please join us for our two E-Racing the Blues Walks for Mental Health this year: Sunday, September 17 at Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, and Saturday, September 30 at Glasgow Park in Newark, DE. Both walks will feature entertainment (Tai Chi in Rehoboth and a magic show in...

5 Tips on How to Get Out of a Rut

5 Tips on How to Get Out of a Rut

Have you ever felt like you were living the same day over and over again as if your life is just a continuous loop? Or that you’re living in your own version of the movie “Groundhog Day”? Believe it or not, this is a rather common feeling and one that is usually...

The Benefits of Dance on Mental Wellbeing

The Benefits of Dance on Mental Wellbeing

A little over a year ago, I walked into a local dance studio, wanting to get my body moving in a fun, healthy way after two years of sitting on the couch from COVID and writing papers in grad school. I thought I would just be learning a few new moves, all while...

Funny Bone 2023: MHA’s Live Comedy Night

Funny Bone 2023: MHA’s Live Comedy Night

Please join us at the Delaware Theatre Company, 200 Water Street, Wilmington DE on July 13 from 7:30-9:30PM, as we welcome our Master of Ceremonies, Belynda Cleare, along with comics, Tommy Highland and Joel Xander Hobson. Your admission of $30 for the show includes...

Managing Emotions in a Healthy Way

Managing Emotions in a Healthy Way

Emotions, as defined by the American Psychological Association (APA), are “conscious mental reactions subjectively experienced as strong feelings that are generally directed towards a specific situation, object, person, etc.” Emotions are a basic part of everyday life...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Since 1949, May has been deemed Mental Health Month. It’s a time to spread the word that mental wellness is not only something everyone should care about, but a time to raise awareness, share stories, celebrate recovery and fight stigma. Mental wellness is...

Anorexia Nervosa: Symptoms and Ways to Help

Anorexia Nervosa: Symptoms and Ways to Help

There is a lot of demand on people in today's culture, especially young women, to have the "ideal body," which requires being relatively thin. Growing up I experienced these social pressures for thinness in order to fit in. In my teen years, I developed a poor...

“The Spoon Theory” Lens on Mental Health

“The Spoon Theory” Lens on Mental Health

A few years ago, I was scrolling through my social media feed when I came across spoon theory. Intrigued, I read through the post and thought immediately, “That explains me!” As a neurodivergent disabled individual, I would often find myself frustrated as to why going...