Mental Health Peer Support Group

I was having trouble with depression, so I went to the emergency room and they cared for me and sent me on to Mesa Vista. That was really hard for me to experience. She came in and talked to me like a normal person, it kind of gave me a spark of hope that I never had before. So it […]

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Re-Think Mental Illness: The Role Of The Church In Recovery | Matthew S. Stanford, PH.D.

In today’s church we respond to mental illness in many different ways. One of the things we have to understand is that when someone is in psychological distress, they’re more likely to go to a clergy member before they go to any other professional. That includes the mental health care provider or physician. We also need to know that pastors […]

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Wurrimiyanga’s (Nguiu) holistic approach to mental health

Are you still hearing voices? Are they talking to you? This is why you come here. Do you have medication? Mental illness is a big issue in our society especially if you live in remote communities like Nguiu on Bathurst Island, in the Arafura sea. Take tablets Every night Tablets for voices? For Voices In early 2000 the area recorded […]

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Chronic Illness Fashion [CC]

Hi! My name Elsie and if you don’t want to hear an intro please skip to a timestamp below! Otherwise, hey everyone! For those of you who don’t follow me on other social media, I am a third year undergraduate at Harvard University who studies sociology with a focus on Disability Studies. I myself am disabled slash chronically ill, I […]

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Bipolar Disorder and Feeling Things So Deeply

What’s up, y’all? It’s Hannah. Life with bipolar. Emotional extremes. And what it’s like to feel everything so deeply. A quote that sums it all up: “It is a blessing and a curse to feel everything so very deeply.” There is so much truth in that. We are built off of emotions and feelings. It’s how we communicate. It’s how […]

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Haywire: Autoimmune Disorders in Women

So my name is Rebecca Manno, and I’m a rheumatologist at Johns Hopkins. So first I’d like to thank the organizers for the invitation to be here, and to talk about a very big, but very relevant topic, which is autoimmunity. So, as I mentioned, I’m a rheumatologist. I’m not an immunologist, I’m a clinician. I take care of patients, […]

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10 Leading Causes of Mental Illness & Stress in Men

hi guys ok today we are doing the ten leading causes of mental illness and stress in men so let’s get started here first is believe it or not fox news yes fox news and the election and everything going on is the leading cause of mental illness and stress in men that’s because they yell at the TV and […]

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Bulimia nervosa – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Bulimia nervosa, often just called bulimia, is a disorder that is characterized by rapid, out-of-control binge eating past the point of fullness or comfort, followed by purging either by self-induced vomiting done manually or sometimes with ipecac syrup, by taking laxatives, or by using diuretics. To fit the diagnosis, these cycles of binging and purging must repeat consistently at least […]

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