Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The Only Plan to End Homelessness - California Globe

Dr. Drew Pinsky, a board-certified physician and addiction medicine specialist who spent most of his career working in a psychiatric hospital, says he wakes up every day upset about the homeless crisis. “I’ve done this work for thirty years and I never th

Visual Arts | Visual Arts

Van Gogh Self-Portrait Painted While the Artist Experienced Psychosis Is Authenticated by Experts

Vincent van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait,' which is part of the collection of the Nasjonalmuseet in Oslo, has been authenticated.

News | Interesting Links

Myths around mental illness cause high rates of unemployment

Stigmas surrounding mental health can create difficult or even dangerous situations for employees struggling with mental illness.

Politics | Right to Bear Arms/2nd Amendment

NY Governor Suggests Creating A Database Of People With Mental Illness

In the wake of two deadly mass shootings, gun-control advocate and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked Democrat presidential candidates to pledge that they would accept his state’s strict gun laws.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

Surfer Sunny Garcia, Who Battles Depression, Is in Intensive Care Unit

The Hawaii native’s struggles with mental illness have apparently led to a suicide attempt, according to multiple news outlets.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

High-School Athletes Are Struggling With Mental Illness - The Atlantic

When high-school sports replicate the training methods and intensity seen at the college level, players feel the toll.

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

Addiction Begins With A Choice That You Make, That’s Why It Isn’t A Disease

Sure, addiction seems to be quite the hot topic at the moment and many people have their own views when it comes to whether or not it is a 'disease.' While you might not think

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

Bipolar 1 Versus Bipolar 2: What’s the Difference?

A diagnosis of bipolar disorder can be further broken down various types, such as bipolar 1 versus bipolar 2. Learn the difference here.

Politics | Politics

Why Labelling President Trump as Mentally Ill Is Wrong | Psychology Today

Four reasons why the petition calling President Trump mentally ill is deeply troubling.

Psychology | Hypnosis Information

Mental Health & Hypnosis

Learn more from WebMD about the role of hypnotherapy, or hypnosis, in treating behavioral, physical, and psychological conditions.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

What It Feels Like To Have Anxiety, Because It Isn’t Us ‘Being Crazy’

People underestimate what anxiety really is. You want to call those who overthink everything, or make up scenarios in their head crazy, but you don’t understand: those with anxiety can’t control it…

Health & Fitness | Mind & Body

This Is What Happens When You Treat Mental Illness As Though It Were Physical Illness - Ideapod blog

Did you know that mental illness affects one in four people today? Despite this terrifying reality, it seems that people take physical diseases much more…

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

An Alternative Form of Mental Health Care Gains a Foothold

A movement toward largely nonmedical approaches, focused on holistic recovery rather than symptom treatment, is growing in the United States.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

10 Things Not to Say to Someone Suffering From Depression

As anyone who's been through it knows, once depression sets in, we're powerless to do anything but let it pass

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

What to Say to Someone With Mental Illness

When you're frazzled, baffled and burdened with your own issues, it's a challenge to provide real support. We asked Matthew Rudorfer, MD, of the National Institute of Mental Health, for strategies on getting it right.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Help Eliminate the Stigma around Mental Health

Mental health matters to everyone. Pledge today to promise to learn about mental health, see the person not the illness and take action!

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Childhood Trauma, Mental Illness & Diagnostic Distractions

The vast majority of people diagnosed with a mental illness have suffered from some form of childhood trauma.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

Inspiring Words From Stephen Hawking For Those Dealing With Depression

Stephen Hawking is a world-renowned scientist who has shown us the complex yet entirely invaluable insights of space and time as well as the indescribable

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

Here's What's Wrong With the Mental Illness Conversation

For some people, it takes a personal connection to mental illness to take an interest in wanting to help those who live with it. But far more concerning than people who don't take an interest are those who go out of their way to shame or criticize those w

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Have a little faith | Bipolar and Spirituality - bp Magazine Community

Faith and spirituality—whether formal or informal, and regardless of doctrine— can be an immense source of strength and comfort when dealing with the highs and

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

A Case Study in Maternal Mental Illness

One woman’s wrenching struggle illuminates recent findings that postpartum mental disorders can emerge later than expected and include a broader range of symptoms.

Entertainment | Mad Men

"Mad Men" takes on mental illness: How realistic?

Sunday night's episode of "Mad Men" was filled with plenty of surprises both inside and outside the office of Sterling Cooper & Partners. But for many viewers, none quite compared to the shock Peggy Olson received when she opened a gift box from her increasingly erratic colleague, Michael Ginsberg.