As a mental health advocate, I firmly believe that questions about mental health can’t go unanswered, nor should they be met with untruths.
Category: Mental Health Stories
I blog about my journey with mental illness in the hopes that I can help at least one person during their storm.
Four years ago, I self-published an autobiographical account of my battle with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
The most difficult case I was ever charged with the provision of mental health treatment was for a former psychiatrist diagnosed with chronic paranoid…
Both in and out session, I have witnessed some of the most obscene, ornate, loud and grandest displays of behaviour.
Several questions immediately come to mind when you're dating someone with a mental illness.
It is recommended screening should occur in the first three months postpartum as it may help to differentiate bipolar depression from unipolar depression.
Therapists read and prepare a number of treatment plans for mental health conditions.
I've experienced a number of serious planned and unplanned hospitalisations and subsequent discharges.
When I first entered the professional world working in the mental health system, I never shared my lived experience recovering from schizophrenia.