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, romantics comedies and dramas. We grow up believing that, one day, w...

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...

Jar Jar Binks actor opens up about the toll public criticism played on his mental health

I was 11 years old when Star Wars Episode 1: Phantom Menace came out. I didn't grow up a Star Wars kid, not seeing the original thre...

Adam Driver was called the best actor of his generation, yet he's still self conscious like the rest of us

Adam Driver is one of my favorite actors. This past fall, he showed off his acting chops in what I think was the best performance of his c...

How to stop paranoid thoughts

I'm a paranoid person. It's something I try to hide, but it's true. Paranoia is the constant feeling that people are watc...