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“the semicolon project “

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This June 18, 2015 post on the “HPWRITESBLOG” talks about the semicolon project that aims to help those struggling with anxiety, depression, self-harm or suicidal tendencies.

“7 Things to Know About Mental Health After a Disaster”

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This June 9, 2015 HUFF Post article talks about things to be aware of that could happen in the aftermath of a disaster and when to know its time for professional help to help with the mental health issues that can often occur after a disaster ranging from a single family house fire or a or the flooding of a neighborhood or entire town, up to larger scale widespread disasters like hurricanes, tornadoes, or earthquakes.

“The Medical Minute: The Causes and Signs of Depression in Children”

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This May 9, 2015 Gant Daily article talks about symptoms of depression and anxiety in kids and ways to respond to them and when to get professional help.

“Horse therapy treatments for mental health issues”

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This April 24, 2015 St. Louis Fox2Now article talks about the therapeutic benefits of using horses in mental health therapy sessions.

“The Power of Pets”

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This November 9, 2010 Esperanza article talks about the healing and supportive nature that pets can have on people with mental illnesses.

“As PTSD cases surge, Army overhauling mental health services”

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This April 11, 2015 article found on the Seattle Times website talks about efforts being made to not only reduce the stigma that soldiers face with regards to seeking mental health care, but also attempting to learn from what has worked or not worked throughout the war in Iraq when it comes to how to better treat combat related stress disorders more effectively.

“First Trial of PTSD Treatment in Psychosis”

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This January 23, 2015 article talks about reasons why until now, people with Psychosis have not been allowed to participate in PTSD study’s and goes on to say that this study will be the first to break that trend in light of a decade of information that shows that people with psychosis often have been the victims of some form of abuse.

Regions of the brain affected by PTSD and stress.

Regions of the brain affected by PTSD and stress. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“A Letter to Rand Paul re: Disability Benefits for Mental Illness”

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This January 19, 2014 open letter found on the Healthy Place website talks about the struggles faced by people who are disabled by a mental illness.  I tip my hat to the author of it …. I live what you described though with a handful of different dx which includes anxiety disorder among others.

“Holidays not a good season for everyone”

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This December 14, 2014 Bucks County Courier Times article is a good reminder that there are people who struggle immensely not just during the holiday seasons, but other times of the year as well.  The article includes a video of an interview with someone who answers a hotline number and shares her perspective on what happens that causes the spikes in calls to hotlines across the country.

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Bucks County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Bucks County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“How to Cope with Being Anxious and Alone for the Holidays”

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This November 26, 2014 Healthy Place blog post talks about some ways to cope with Depression and Anxiety during the Holiday Season.

English: An anxious person

English: An anxious person (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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