“‘She’s OCD!’ ‘He’s Schizo!’ How Misused Health Lingo Can Harm”

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This December 29, 2014 NBC News article raises the question of whether or not words can hurt.

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“Mandel: Don’t hide mental health issues”

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This January 31, 2014 CNN segment is an interview with Howie Mandel who talks about his struggles with mental illness and encourages people to make mental health care a greater priority and stop trying to hide it or pretend it isn’t an issue.

Howie Mandel at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas

Howie Mandel at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Howie Mandel: ‘We don’t take care of our mental health'”

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This January 31, 2014 CNN segment is an interview with Howie Mandel who shares his own experiences to help others while reminding us all the importance of taking care of our mental health.

Howie Mandel at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas

Howie Mandel at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Defying stereotypes of OCD”

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This January 23, 2014 article on “The Phoenix” website talks about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and allows the reader to get a glimpse into what it was like for someone to befriend and eventually learn that the person they had befriended has OCD.  The message within the piece is one of compassion and understanding.

 

The OCD Project

The OCD Project (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

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