Recent study shows that Botox injections may reduce depression

Samantha Jones from Sex and the City has said, "You know me, I don't really believe in marriage; now Botox on the other hand, t...

Disparities in mental health care for minority groups

I've talked with multiple counselors throughout my life. And, to be honest, unpacking my problems and my secrets to a stranger has bee...

Checking in on your mental health during month 4 of COVID-19

Last week, I had a sore throat. And, in this world of COVID-19, this mild sore throat lead to a 24-hour anxiety attack. I started sw...

Black stories are necessary in the fight against racism

Whenever a tragedy happens, writers use their words, artists use their art, and musicians use their songs to raise awareness. But, with t...

Does PMS affect our mental health?

It makes me livid when a woman is upset or crying and someone asks, "Is it your time of month?" As if her feelings are invalid. ...

The difference between panic attacks and anxiety attacks

I realized about a year ago that panic attacks and anxiety attacks are different. Woah! Mind blown! You'd think I would have known a...

You're not alone; this is making us all feel crazy

Last night, I had one of the worst panic attacks I've had in while, where I collapsed onto the dining room floor and started hypervent...

It's important to take care of your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic

I had a nightmare last night — we ran out of toilet paper and I went to the grocery store and ended up getting trampled to death by the cu...

Biden and Sanders' stances on mental health

I know I'm not one to use my blog to talk about politics. I use my blog to talk about mental illness. But, while I'm not telling ...

Local advocate hopes to see more representation of developmental disabilities in Hollywood

While some were snubbed at the 2020 Academy Awards *cough* female directors *cough*cough*, there were many "firsts" that occu...

Suicide rates among LGBTQ community decrease since legalization of gay marriage

As children, we grow up watching Disney movies and, as we get older, romantic comedies and dramas. We grow up believing that, one day, we...

Tragedies remind us how fragile life is

Early Sunday morning, there was a fatal wrong-way crash on southbound I-75 near 14 Mile Road in Troy, Mich. Both the 26-year-old Troy man, ...

What do you think of the Joker's portrayal of mental illness?

I really don't like when media perpetuates the stereotype that mental illness is something to be feared. Most people with a mental ill...