Monthly Archives: October 2016

10 Tips on How to Help Someone Diagnosed with Schizophrenia

October 27, 2016

If someone close to you has been diagnosed with Schizophrenia, you can make a huge difference by helping that person find the right treatment, cope with symptoms, and build a fulfilling life. Schizophrenia and other related disorders causing devastating hallucinations and delusional thoughts can be scary not only for the individual with this mental health illness, but also for the…

10 Tips for Helping a Family Member with Bipolar Disorder

October 20, 2016

Anyone can develop bipolar disorder, including children and teens. However, most people with bipolar disorder develop it in their late teen or early adult years. The illness usually lasts a lifetime. Bipolar “mood episodes” include unusual mood changes along with unusual sleep habits, activity levels, thoughts, or behavior. In a child, these mood and activity changes must be very different…

Awareness on Breaking Stigma Against What is Mental Illness

October 06, 2016

Every year millions of people in the United States must fight against the ramifications of mental health issues. By raising awareness, people can better understand these conditions and therefore replacing stigma with hope. Mental health education and equality advocacy significantly helps those individuals suffering with mental health problems. Spread the word, share resources, and bring understanding to educate others. As…