Mental Health Blog

Retailers have withdrawn the mental health-related costumes, but there is still a lot of work to do.

via Mental Health Foundation News http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/our-news/news-archive/2013-news-archive/208705/

Okay, I’ve had it. It’s 11am on a Wednesday and I’m digging through the bottom of my closet looking for pennies to roll to take to the bank this afternoon.

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In mid-July, my psychiatrist broke bad news to me like a bad joke: “So, did you talk to your family doctor yet?” “….About what?” “Getting a new psychiatrist.” “WHAT!?”

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Almost everyone is living like this tree.  Breath is our primary form of nourishment, but we don't breathe well.  Water and food fuel everything we do inside and out, but we generally eat poorly and addictively. 

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NIMH’s Jay Giedd discusses brain scan research with Alan Alda in the two-episode PBS documentary “Brains on Trial.”

via NIMH | Recent Updates http://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/science-news/2013/jay-giedd-on-pbs-documentary-brains-on-trial.shtml?utm_source=rss_readers&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_summary

A prominent Canadian school, Western University, published a comic in last Friday’s Western Gazette that was upsetting to students and community members alike.

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Here are a few awesome things on my list: 1. Cheesecake for breakfast :) 2. Putting your bare feet in moccasins or boots with faux fur in  them. 3. Burning incense and candles. 4. Driving in the country on a hot day.

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