Demi’s Battles with Addiction and Mental Illness

Demi’s Battles with Addiction and Mental Illness

Musician and actress Demi Lovato was hospitalized after suffering from an apparent drug overdose. First responders used the overdose reversal medication “Narcan” when they arrived, leading many to a conclusion that Demi may have overdosed on some sort of...
Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Living with, and understanding bipolar disorder is never easy, for both the person suffering as well as the friends and family surrounding that person. It also takes a huge toll on both sides, physically and emotionally. The struggle is real, and I hope, by sharing my...
How to stop cutting and related NSSI behavior.

How to stop cutting and related NSSI behavior.

“I go to the boxing gym to release steam when I’m mad or angry” “Nothing clears my mind like a nice long run when I find myself frustrated” “Mediation is the only way I can manage my anxiety” “I carry a small razor in my purse and cut myself to cope with stress” One...
Tips for Marketing a Mental Health Private Practice

Tips for Marketing a Mental Health Private Practice

So you’re thinking about starting a private practice. Whether you’re a recent graduate or you’ve been in the field for years, opening your own private mental health practice can be a daunting yet exciting experience. Beginning your own private practice comes...
Coping With PTSD: Learning To Live Again

Coping With PTSD: Learning To Live Again

Coping with PTSD is an achievable goal, even if the condition is a four-letter acronym that can be as painful as it sounds. I had heard of it before and knew others that had dealt with it. It was known yet a mystery. I didn’t know what it felt like. I figured it to be...
Chronic illness and Depression: Learning How To Cope

Chronic illness and Depression: Learning How To Cope

Chronic illness and depression can often strike together. If you have dealt with a chronic illness for any length of time, then you’ve probably dealt with depression. For some, depression is just another symptom of their disease. It’s an unwelcome complication...

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