Tag Archives: Mental Health

Checking in on Your Mental Health

As a teenager or young adult, you have probably heard about mental health in the news and media, but it may still be a vague concept to you. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, the term mental health generally refers to…

Mental Health Awareness Month

If you happen to come across a green ribbon while on social media, it’s because the month of May is devoted to Mental Health Awareness. The green ribbon is a symbol aimed at decreasing the stigma associated with mental health. Many people are afraid to…

Mental Health

Mental Health Stigma

I’m currently taking a very interesting mental health class. The other day we had a panel of four people with mental health disorders. It was a real eye-opener, because they didn’t appear to have one. As humans, we’re quick to judge and jump to conclusions…

Depressed Teen

Get Educated About Mental Health

Aside from my mom, I don’t think I’ve knowingly talked to anyone who suffers from depression. However, last night one of my co-workers sort of had a mental break down and she talked to us about how she thinks she’s suffering from depression. She was…

Tucson Shooting Scene

Tragedy In Tucson

The most talked about topic on the news recently has been the tragedy in Tucson, Arizona. If you haven’t heard about it, on Saturday, January 8, 2011 a 22 year old male opened gun-fire in parking lot. The result of this senseless act ended with the…