Blog Posts - Mental Illness



Chronology of Onset of Mental Disorders and Physical Diseases in Mental-Physical Comorbidity - A National Representative Survey of Adolescents

Background The objective was to estimate temporal associations between mental disorders and physical diseases in adolescents with mental-physical comorbidities. Methods  This article bases upon weighted data (N = 6483) from the National Comor...
by PolygenicBlog on Dec 14, 2016

Could you have a Mental Illness?

By David Joel Miller. You think you might have a mental illness, what should you do? Have you ever thought that you were someone close to you might have a mental illness?  Being faced with mental illness doesn’t mean you’re … Continue read...
by counseolrssoapbox on Aug 24, 2016

My Recovery Guest Article of the Week. Trauma and Healing.

Healing after Trauma ~ By Christine Hill Trauma isn’t a new or unique story in the world today. In fact, some psychologists have stated that we have an epidemic of trauma in our society, without the tools to recover from it. Trauma can be any even...

MAKING A LIFE: A mid-life recovery from anxiety and depression

I decided to try some short-term therapy when I realized I was close to considering suicide. Six years later, I was done. Or so I […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Aug 8, 2016

Flash Backs of My Past With Mental Health, Undiagnosed . . . .

. “Sometimes we have to look back and remember what life was like before being finally diagnosed with a mental and emotional illness.  It is at times still difficult for me to talk about. I was first diagnosed in 2002 while in a behavioral a...

Minding Souls

The mind, despite nay-sayers, is real. It isn’t an illusion. Emergent phenomena are often larger than the sum of their parts. One of the problems with the non-physical is that we can’t parse it precisely. “Mind” may be called “soul” ̷...

Minding Souls

The mind, despite nay-sayers, is real. It isn’t an illusion. Emergent phenomena are often larger than the sum of their parts. One of the problems with the non-physical is that we can’t parse it precisely. “Mind” may be called “soul” ̷...

Mental Health ~ A Look Back In History …

“Yes, I write and share about Mental Health on my blog as I am a “dual diagnosed” person living life in recovery with Mental Health daily challenges” . “Four Heroes of Mental Health Treatment Reform” ~ Guest Aut...

Impending Doom Roaring Down The Tracks 4596

Marty stopped by after supper to give me an update on the goings-on while I was away. He said that Kevin and Rory are filming movies starting tomorrow and that Seth is done here shooting the scenes that I’m not in for “Holy Sinner.”...
by Scragg Man on Jul 3, 2016

Brexit Campaigns Suspended After British Lawmaker Shot Dead By Mentally Ill Assailant

Comment: Already people are assuming that this is merely confirmation of the evil right wing plot lying behind the "No" vote; a reflection of the violent xenophobic mindset waiting for us all should we vote to leave the European Union.  And now,...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jun 16, 2016

You Don’t Have To Always Be Positive 

Sometimes bad things happen. Sometimes your life does not go to plan, sometimes things don’t work out the way you want them to even if you tried hard to make sure they would. Sometimes really terrible, tragic things happen and you have to rebui...
by Chasing Winters on Jun 14, 2016

If You’re Scared, Do It Anyway

The prospect of being on the slope without a coach was honestly terrifying me. I was going to do it for the first time yesterday, but chickened out because I still have so much fear of falling off the lift without a coach there, of holding everybody...
by Chasing Winters on Jun 10, 2016

If You’re Scared, Do It Anyway

The prospect of being on the slope without a coach was honestly terrifying me. I was going to do it for the first time yesterday, but chickened out because I still have so much fear of falling off the lift without a coach there, of holding everybody...
by Chasing Winters on Jun 10, 2016

What are Adjustment Disorders?

By David Joel Miller. You don’t have to be “crazy” to have a mental illness. Sometimes bad things happen, and those difficulties in life can overwhelm you. When these things happen, often people get right back up, but if something … Conti...
by counseolrssoapbox on Jun 10, 2016

How Snowboarding Has Changed My Life

I may not have been snowboarding for long and I may not be very good, but riding has already changed my life in ways I didn’t think was possible. Of course, when I took it up my intention was that it would help me to turn my life around, but it...
by Chasing Winters on Jun 8, 2016

How Snowboarding Has Changed My Life

I may not have been snowboarding for long and I may not be very good, but riding has already changed my life in ways I didn’t think was possible. Of course, when I took it up my intention was that it would help me to turn my life around, but it...
by Chasing Winters on Jun 8, 2016

Driving down a street brings back too many memories

Today I was driving to an appointment and it happened to be next door to the psychiatric center that my daughter had been admitted to several times over.  Just turning down the road gave me sick feeling to my stomach. This was years ago, why does it...
by Thrifty Ninja on Jun 7, 2016

While You Weren’t Looking

It’s December 2015. I’m lying in bed, alone, clutching my pink koala teddy. I’m wrapped up tight under my duvet. My body is freezing because I haven’t eaten, and truthfully I’ve lost count of the days since I last did.
by Chasing Winters on May 31, 2016

While You Weren’t Looking

It’s December 2015. I’m lying in bed, alone, clutching my pink koala teddy. I’m wrapped up tight under my duvet. My body is freezing because I haven’t eaten, and truthfully I’ve lost count of the days since I last did.
by Chasing Winters on May 31, 2016

14 Books To Read For Mental Health Awareness

Fourteen unique perspectives on living with mental illness.
by Book Riot on May 31, 2016


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