Media and The Portrayal of Mental Illness Disorders

Integrative Life Center Movies and television shows, as well as other forms of entertainment, have the ability to shape how we see the world. However, the portrayal of mental illness in the media is not often one that is portrayed…

31 Tips to Boost Your Mental Health

Mental Health America 1. Track gratitude and achievement with a journal. Include 3 things you were grateful for and 3 things you were able to accomplish each day. 2. Start your day with a cup of co­ffee. Coff­ee consumption is linked to lower rates…

Indiana losing $4B per year on untreated mental illness report

Hayley DeSilva – Beckers Behavioral Health Researchers in Indiana have found that untreated mental illness is costing the state $4.2 billion per year, according to a report from the Indiana Behavioral Health Commission  The largest cost is related to premature mortality, which…

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Being Thankful

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Do You Have Imposter Syndrome?

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Protecting Your Mental Health on Thanksgiving

Brought to you by Trust Mental Health People in the United States are more likely to feel their stress increases rather than decreases during the holidays. The holidays can be a hectic time for many, and a lack of money,…