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Representing Mental Illness Accurately in the Media
News and entertainment media distort their portrayal of mental illness. But they have the ability to open dialogue and challenge prejudices.
Does Depression Lead to Substance Abuse?
Clinical depression is a serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms, which impact how an individual handles daily activities, how they think, and how they feel. Depression can raise the risk of substance abuse, as chemical intoxicants can be a way to self-medicate.
How Can I Overcome an Addiction during COVID-19 When I Can Barely Get Out of Bed?
Managing mental health during the covid-19 pandemic can be difficult. Isolation, stress, and boredom can make it easier to relapse into addiction or other mental health disorder. It's important to equip yourself with coping mechanisms to maintain your mental health.