Coping with OCD During a Pandemic

Coping with OCD During a Pandemic

In times of uncertainty and panic, it can bring out the worst of our mental health, especially when the world is gripped by a pandemic. Many people make the mistake in believing that individuals who have an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are better at dealing...
The Effects of Social Media on Mental Health

The Effects of Social Media on Mental Health

Social media gives the public a new and vibrant view of the world. It is an innovative way to see glimpses into people’s lives and explore new lifestyles. Although this can be very entertaining and fun, it can also have negative effects on a person’s mental health....
Prioritizing Mental Health in College

Prioritizing Mental Health in College

College can be a time of new experiences and growth. Young adults take on new responsibilities and learn how to take care of themselves. Soon, they are in charge and in control of their lifestyle and education. This type of pressure can easily have major effects on...
Why Exercise Shouldn’t Be the Only Solution for Mental Health

Why Exercise Shouldn’t Be the Only Solution for Mental Health

Many who have struggled with mental health will know the suggestion to exercise all too well. Exercise is known to produce endorphins and boost confidence as a tool to combat mental health. Although exercise has been found to help with mental health conditions such as...
Mental Health in Conflict Situations

Mental Health in Conflict Situations

Mental disorders are on the rise in the world on the whole, but according to World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, about one person in five living in a conflict situation is affected by some form of mental disorder. The afflicting disorders can range from mild...