Mental Health and Wellness – Things Are Not Memories

Things are not memories nor are they the people who owned them, gave them too you, or left them behind. If you have read my blog or you know me, you will also know that my eldest son Ryan died in 2007. We are coming up to the 2 year anniversary (28th August, 2009). As you can imagine, working through such a life changing event, it’s really important to take care of your mental health…

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Schizophrenia Mental Health Diagnosis And Daily Functioning

People are generally afraid of the idea of schizophrenia and there are a lot of misconceptions. There are over two million Americans with this mental illness and a number of medications to help treat it. It often can appear in the late teens or twenties for individuals and is very difficult for the whole family as well as the individual that suffers from it. There is a beautiful video by Jill Taylor who discusses her…

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Children’s Mental Health

It is as important to care for your children’s mental health as it is to care about their physical health. Back in past centuries, any discussion related to a persons mental health was automatically assumed to mean that the individual had a problem with his sanity. Today we know that such assumptions are incorrect. What was termed insanity may well have been a state of depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder. These are all problems that…

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