I remember the first time I laid eyes on Heath Ledger in the movie 10 Things I Hate About You. It was my favorite movie for the longest time because I could not get over the love story and romance! But then Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight came out in 2008 and those who did not … More Did Health Ledger’s Death Really Lead Back To Mental Illness?
On Tuesday April 18th, Lady Gaga and Prince William talked mental illness on Facebook Live for the cause #OKtoSay and the video has over one million views. Okay to Say was created by the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute and Okay to Say’s partners to break the stigma of mental illness and spread awareness. Their mission … More Lady Gaga and Prince William Talk Mental Illness
There is no secret that the opioid epidemic here, in West Virginia is destroying many families and loved ones. One of the positives however, is that lawmakers have voted to increase the number of beds in treatment facilities to better serve those who have an opioid addiction. People who go into these facilities might have to … More Drugs Affect Mental Illness Too
I came across this heartfelt article in the mental illness community that basically blew my mind. The article targets mothers who suffer from mental illness and why they need more support from their loved ones. Anne Buist is a professor of women’s mental health at the University of Melbourne. She stated in the article that the … More Mothers Who Struggle With Mental Illness Need More Support
Stress balls, that is! The history of stress balls date back to the Ming Dynasty, when the Chinese culture would twirl solid metal balls in the palm of their hands. Keeping your hands busy was something that the Chinese already knew that released stress. Today, the Chinese Stress Ball is made of chrome, so they … More Stressed Out? Squeeze Some Balls!
Politics are always a hot topic, and of course I am not here to argument who I care about and why because that is so irrelevant to this post. However, I did come across an article stating that “Republicans Close To Trump Say President Is Showing Signs Of Mental Illness”. Well of course I … More Look Out World, Donald Trump is Paranoid!
Yes I do know how to spell the word ‘have’, but my title was a ‘How I Met Your Mother‘ reference. Anyways, did you know that there is such thing as a therapy pony? That’s right! And one particular pony actually came to Morgantown, West Virginia; her name is Stormy. Stormy came to the Morgantown … More Haaaave you met Stormy?