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Mental Illness and Gun Violence: Stigmatizing People Isn’t the Answer

The other day I saw a picture of a billboard stating “Over 40M Americans suffer from mental illness. Some can access care... all can access guns.” My first thought was: Can we not? The message started…


Is Your Neighborhood Making You Fat?

We all know that an unhealthy diet and lack of exercise can result in weight gain and obesity, but new research also shows that where you live may be playing a role as well. Researchers from sixteen E…


8 Biggest Myths About Mental Health

Nearly a quarter of people experience some form of mental illness in their lifetimes. With rates that high, you might think that there wouldn't be as much stigma attached to it. But so much of what ma…


How Nature Reduces Mental Illness Risk

Have you had your daily dose of trees, flowers and shrubs? No, I don’t mean in the form of herbal medicine. I’m referring to spending time communing with nature. Thanks to a new study published in the…


7 Major Links Between Diet and Mental Health

Diet is one of the key factors of preventing disease and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It's no surprise, then, that what you eat can also impact your mental health, and, for people with mental illn…


The Key to Better Depression Treatment

Even for the most devoted fitness lovers, sometimes it can be difficult to find the motivation to do another workout. Though the act of exercising leads to an overall better mood, sometimes it's getti…


My Fight With Anxiety & How I Cope

Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists. ~ Eckhart Tolle I’m constantly berating reminding myself to walk downstream. But (damn it!) anxiety keeps turning me around. …


Mariel Hemingway on Nature, Divinity & Love

Mariel has two recent creative endeavors in the world--- Running From Crazy, an amazing documentary film about Mariel Hemingway's family history and how she's healing, and Running With Nature, a book …


4 Ways To Work Through Mental Illness As A Couple

By Carin Goldstein MFT and LMFT Zoe Hicks for Mental illness issues like depression, anxiety, ADHD and bipolar disorder present challenges to even the most successful marriages. But …


What Mental Illness Means for Your Marriage

By Teresa Atkin for The heartbreaking realities of divorce include the high split rate for people with mental illnesses. A multinational study of mental disorders, marriage and divor…


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