Category Archives: Mental Health

What Was the Kalamazoo State Hospital Like? — The Family Kalamazoo

I have a lot of catchup to do on my fill-in-the-gaps project, so I thought I would share with you a link that Jose sent me of the Kalamazoo State Hospital. I’ve written about the hospital a couple of times … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Years of High Functioning Depression, Anxiety, and Low Self-Esteem — Cristian Mihai

Ever wondered how depression feels like? It feels like being afraid of heights and having to live at the top floor of a skyscraper. It also feels like the building is on fire. Burning from the inside out, slowly consuming … Continue reading

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May Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 — Sweeney’s Blogs

May Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 – One of the most important weeks for Mental Health throughout the whole year! Today’s blog is going to look at the importance of Mental Health Awareness as well as our latest blog with … Continue reading

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Discord – Community Mental Health Dicsussions — The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

James Edgar Skye (The Bipolar Writer) is collaborating with Grounds for Clarity on a new Discord Channel called Community Mental Health Discussions. It will be a place where you can come anonymously if needed to discuss the many topics that … Continue reading

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How To Care For The Mental Health Of The Nurses In Your Life In These Trying Times | Guest Post — lifesfinewhine

I wrote a guest post for Law Matheson’s blog about nurses and mental health that you can check out by clicking the link below. I want to thank Law for letting me post on his blog and I hope you … Continue reading

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Swimming — A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

Yesterday the sun was shining and the garden was filled with colour. Today the sun is gone. It’s cold, very cold. A biting strong wind blows across a grey landscape. The weather matches my mood….. After days of care free … Continue reading

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Stuck in Quarantine Together: 5 Tips to Help Keep Your Relationship Strong — My Bipolar Mind

Even for couples who have lived happily together for years, being quarantined together can open up a whole new can of worms! It can sometimes rock even the smoothest of waters. via Stuck in Quarantine Together: 5 Tips to Help Keep … Continue reading

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PHQ9 Depression Test — The Depressed Moose

I have heard from a couple of people recently who have said that their mental health has been getting worse during this lockdown period. I wanted to direct you to this page which has a version of the PHQ 9 … Continue reading

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What Not To Say To Someone Suffering From Depression — Life with Spina Bifida

When you are depressed people often want to help get you through your depression but some people don’t know-how. Some people may have your best interest at heart and truly want to help and think you are but you could … Continue reading

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What Tools Are in Your Toolboxes? April 17, 2020

In case you are wondering, I am talking about figurative toolboxes for the most part, not literal toolboxes. Everybody should have multiple toolboxes for different reasons. In my case, I have numerous toolboxes. I suffer Bipolar Depression I, mixed states, … Continue reading

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