Causes of mental illness

Researchers are still trying to understand what causes mental illness. It is thought that interactions between certain genetic and environmental factors can increase the risk of mental illness. Some examples of these factors include: genetic factors: having a close family member with a mental illness can increase the risk. However, just because 1 family member…

4 Ways Your Body Is Telling You to Check Your Mental Health

Thanks to politics, Americans are more stressed than ever. From career burnout to relationship problems, serious stress has probably affected your happiness in at least one way during the past few years. If you don’t put in the work to manage your stress, it can also manifest physically, causing all sorts of issues, like insomnia…

Tips for good mental health

You have probably heard about different ways to take care of your body. Did you know that you can take care of your mind, too? Mental health is the way we think and feel about ourselves and the world around us. when we practice good mental health, it is easier to handle stress and other…

13 Reasons Why is an insult to anyone with mental health issues

You can’t remedy depression with ‘love’ 13 Reasons Why, a Netflix original series based on the YA fiction novel by Jay Asher, details the events leading up to and following the suicide of 16-year-old Hannah Baker. It grossly trivialises mental health and romanticises suicide – and don’t tell me it doesn’t when her ‘suicide note’…