There’s a Mental-Health Crisis Among American Children. Why?
It should come as no surprise that problems with mental health have been on the rise over the past two years. However, studies have recently shown that the Covid-19 pandemic is not the sole driver in the dramatic increase in mental health cases. This New York Times article from Kim Tingley explores the mental health epidemic that Americans, particularly American children, are currently facing:
Days of Our Lives Actress Linsey Godfrey Opens Up About Life with Mental Illness: ‘I Knew I Wasn’t OK’
I had been struggling for so long, and I knew I wasn’t okay,” Godfrey, 33, tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue. “Even though it was a big, awful pill to swallow, I was relieved to finally have an answer and not just, ‘You’re a s—– person.’ ”
In ‘Healing,’ a Doctor Calls for an Overhaul of the Mental Health Care SystemIn this interview with Dr. Thomas Insel, the author of the book Healing: Our Path from Mental Illness to Mental Health, NPR’s Rhitu Chatterjee highlights the author’s argument for an overhaul of the mental health care system: “But in the very first...
Young People Are Using TikTok to Diagnose Themselves With Serious Mental Health Disorders. What’s Behind This Trend?This everydayhealth.com article from Michele Pugle discusses the worrying trend of TikTok users self-diagnosing serious mental health disorders with no professional help. While TikTok has been helpful in raising awareness and destigmatizing Borderline Personality...
How to navigate dating when you have borderline personality disorder (BPD)
BPD is one of the most stigmatized mental health disorders. As a result, some believe those with the disorder are unworthy of being loved. The emotional instability of those with BPD creates a vicious cycle whereby actions to cope with the burden of stigma exacerbate the condition