“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.

“Stress Causes Health Problems, Which Then Cause More Stress”

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This July 8, 2014 NPR: Shots-Health News article on the 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh NPR station website talks about the vicious cycle of stress causing health issues which in turn causes more stress

Logo used during 1970s

Logo used during 1970s (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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Mental Health Awareness Month is used in the United States to raise awareness of mental illness and it’s impact not only on the person who has a mental illness, but the impact their diagnosis has on the world around them.