By Jacob Z. Hess, PhD Source: Unthinkable.cc Despite all the valiant efforts to reduce suicide rates in the U.S., a study by the National Center for Health Statistics released in April of 2016 reported that suicide in the United States had surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years, with an increase in every age group except older
Editor I have never met this psychiatrist, but I already love him! This talk is so powerful, heartfelt and full of love and good sense. I hope it blesses you as it has me. Every counselor, therapist, provider, patient and person that cares about spreading love should take the time to listen to this presentation.
By David Woods Bartley My troubled mind now calm. It happened a month ago, on a Tuesday, at 6:30 AM in the morning. I was downstairs in the kitchen, unloading the dishwasher as I do first thing every day. And part way through this ordinary task, I had an extraordinary realization; I hadn’t thought about
By the Editor "Emotional overwhelm" is the gentle and common sense description that Dr. Peter Breggin gives to the range of overwhelming emotional distresses that are classified by the medical system as mental illness. It may be diagnosed as psychosis, schizophrenia, depression, panic disorder, or bipolar disorder. If the underlying roots of severe emotional distress come
David Bartley, a friend and ambassador for Beautiful Minds Wellness, recently was privileged to give a TEDx talk. David weaves in accounts of the lives and struggles of the animals he cared for in his animal sanctuary to tear down stigma, raise awareness of the crisis we now face, educate people about what mental illness is and