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....
Common Issues Talked About in Therapy

Common Issues Talked About in Therapy

Many people struggling with their mental health have been told, “You are not alone”, and it’s true. There are common struggles and setbacks many people go through. A lot of the issues are brought up in therapy for people to discuss and heal from. There are the most...
How Climate Change Affects Mental Health

How Climate Change Affects Mental Health

Climate change is impacting all aspects of health to the extent that some are declaring a health emergency. This declaration makes clear the implications of environmental changes on physical and mental health, with effects that are both direct and indirect. In 2016...
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...
Mental Health and the Media

Mental Health and the Media

How the media portrays mental illness can affect how the everyday person feels about the idea of having a mental disorder. The media tends to generalize disorders, using the term “mental illness” to describe the spectrum of disorders a person can have: from anxiety to...