OCD Awareness Week

OCD Awareness Week

Raise your hand if you have ever heard someone say “I’m just a little OCD.” This could be in passing, maybe as they are organizing their desk space, checking the lock on their door or washing their hands for the fifth time that day. Now, we are all a bit particular...
Using Wellness Planning to Conquer the New Year

Using Wellness Planning to Conquer the New Year

January 1st is always a time of reflection and planning for me.  A brand new calendar (I still get a paper one every year), full of promise and possibilities, awaits my sharpened pencils.  First, I review the past year and force myself to acknowledge the successes,...
Volunteer Voice: Steve Myers

Volunteer Voice: Steve Myers

Steve Myers participates in Support Groups and offers advice to others to overcome their mental health related problems. He volunteers with Delaware mental health organizations and recently opened a Facebook Page entitled “My Depression” to bring awareness to the...
Volunteer Voice: David Garson

Volunteer Voice: David Garson

When I was 22 years old, I tried to commit suicide and it changed the course of my life forever. At the time, I was living in California and had an undiagnosed mental illness (Bipolar 2 Disorder) and it led to me having a psychotic break.  My life began to sound like...
Volunteer Voice: Haley Kulesza

Volunteer Voice: Haley Kulesza

I have always been interested in the field of mental health due to my own and my loved ones’ struggles with mental illness. From a young age, I felt as though I was a therapist to my friends and family, so I decided to study psychology in college. I attended Hofstra...