Anxiety · Bi Poldar Disorder · Chronic Depression · Depression · Informative · Opt Ed · UOIT Mental Health Services

Emotion or Illness?

I think the problem with today’s society is that everyone is so quick to self-diagnose. If you think back to even 5 years ago it was considered shameful or looked down upon to categorize yourself as someone with a mental illness. Yes, it is very possible that because it is more “accepted” now people are… Continue reading Emotion or Illness?

Bi Poldar Disorder · Continue the Conversation

Continue the Conversation: 60 Minutes

On January 26th of this year, 60 Minutes correspondent, Scott Pelley, told the story of Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds and other parents who the American Health system failed when it came to their children who were in crisis. The story focuses on the small portion of the mentally ill that are violent, and a… Continue reading Continue the Conversation: 60 Minutes

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Continue the Conversation: Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato did a speech for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) back in September of 2014, where she spoke about her struggles with Bi Polar disorder, and eating disorder, and depression. She spoke about how mental illness has no prejudices, and anyone can be touched by it in their life time. “Mental health… Continue reading Continue the Conversation: Demi Lovato