National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2021: “You Are Not Alone”

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Every great cause deserves at least its own month. And so it is with mental health awareness. The emotional and mental disorders, with their stigma-driven poor self-perception and isolation, can make life lonely and hard. That’s why “You Are Not Alone” is an uplifting message for National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2021…

Sedation & Psych Meds: What you’ll want to know

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The mood and anxiety disorders are tiring. It’s hard enough that fatigue hits us as a symptom. But when we have to deal with it as a side effect of a supposed remedy? That’s pretty cruel. Well, there’s plenty to learn, and options. So here’s what you’ll want to know about sedation and psych meds…

Intrusive Thoughts: “How can I be thinking these things?” (Part 2)

what are intrusive thoughts

Intrusive thoughts are treatable. Yes, they’re terrifying. And it’s awful to think about doing things you find reprehensible – even heinous. But the tortuous thoughts can become less frequent and intense, if not eliminated. Let’s chat about treatment for intrusive thoughts…

Intrusive Thoughts: “How can I be thinking these things?”

what is an intrusive thought

Intrusive thoughts are terrifying. How awful to think about doing things you find reprehensible – even heinous. “How can I be thinking these things?” But the torturous thoughts continue. The best way I know to calm down and find relief is to learn. So let’s do just that…