What is Depression?

Depression is one of the most common mental health issues a person can have.  It affects millions of Americans each year, and not everyone seeks treatment for it.  There are many different types of depression. Some are chronic, which means it can last for months or...

Mental Health Diagnoses & the ICD-10

October 1 looms large for us mental health and medical professionals in the US. From that date on we’re required to switch from using the DSM V or ICD-9 codes for illness to the International Codes for Disease tenth edition (ICD-10 for short). This is already...

Mental Illness Stigma: A Toxic Hazard

The fear of being stigmatized at work, at school, within our own families, keeps so many from accepting the very help and treatment they need. Here’s another video from Bring Change 2 Mind, on the real voices and faces of mental illness. Update: Eight years...