women with therapist discussing mental health on world mental health day 2019

How to Help Your Mental Health for World Mental Health Day

Every year, on October 10, World Mental Health Day helps bring awareness to mental illnesses and helps people recognize warning signs in themselves and in others. Mental illnesses affect 1 in 5 Americans every year, and there is no shame in having one. Admitting you are having trouble is the first step to recovery. What…

woman wonders about National PTSD Awareness Day 2019

National PTSD Awareness Day

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a prevalent mental disorder. Through National PTSD Awareness Day, advocates work to raise awareness about this issue. While many people think that primarily veterans experience PTSD, there are actually countless victims of trauma, violence, and crime who also suffer from the disorder. What Is National PTSD Awareness Day? National PTSD…

two women embracing as they begin to participate in National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

While many diseases can wreak havoc on an individual’s life, eating disorders can have a particularly adverse impact. Luckily, the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) created an event to address and resolve the issues that result from this disease. The event is called National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. During this time, focus on the importance…