mental health

How can I know either, let alone both of us, will be okay? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Do You Deal With A Breakup When You Both Have Mental Illness?

We both have mental illness. How can I know either, let alone both of us, will be okay after our breakup? Read...
Erin Khar   |   11.28.18   |   SHARE
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I learned to hide my lupus diagnosis as if it were a crime. (Photo by Jurica Koletić on Unsplash)

The One Thing Lupus Took From Me That I Don't Miss At All

I learned to hide my lupus diagnosis as if it were a crime. I became skilled in the art of misdirection. Read...
Meghan Beaudry    |   11.20.18   |   SHARE
Long Reads
(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Is My Boyfriend Going To Leave Me Because Of My Mental Health Issues?

I just can't shake this feeling that my boyfriend going to leave me and find someone who makes him happy without mental health issues. Read...
Erin Khar   |   11.14.18   |   SHARE
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Photo by Jenny Russell on Unsplash

What Teaching Taught Me About Empathy

And then I did what some people might consider unprofessional: I opened up to them as well. I struggle with a variety of mental health conditions. Read...
Alexa Hope    |   11.13.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Photo by Caleb Woods on Unsplash

What Would You Do With Your Cat If You Were Committed?​

She says she’s worried that the cat, whose name is Jack, doesn’t know what’s going on. She tried to explain to him that she was leaving for a while. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   10.31.18   |   SHARE
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When Getting Out Of Bed Feels Like Climbing A Mountain

I forced myself out the door that morning for a run - depression had sucked the life and determination from my mind and body. Read...
Emily Halnon    |   10.26.18   |   SHARE
Minds
I’ve shared my struggles in navigating when your kid is struggling with their sexuality, at the end of the day, this is my daughter’s story.

What To Do When Your Kid Is Struggling With Their Sexuality

I’ve shared my struggles in navigating when your kid is struggling with their sexuality, at the end of the day, this is my daughter’s story. Read...
Anonymous    |   10.26.18   |   SHARE
Families

Fall Has Arrived, Bringing Dirty Socks With It

The leaves of the deciduous trees are beginning to turn — red, orange, yellow, shades of sunset — and fall has arrived, announcing the change of Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.24.18   |   SHARE
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