5 musts for mental health

 GET A PSYCHIATRIST - You wouldn't rely on your GP for cancer treatments, so why are you relying on them to treat your mental health issues?  Sure GP's know a little bit, but there is only so much they can do for you.  It's best to get your ass to a psychiatrist - someone who [...]

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How Depression Feels – Poetry

It seems surreal now, to think back to how poorly I was doing a few months ago.  Almost as if I dreamed it. The crying spells, suicidal ideation, not sleeping, not eating, isolation.  None of which is me today (okay... maybe I'm still working on that isolation thing). I wrote a fair few poems nearing [...]

Happy New Year 2018!

Whether you had a great 2017 or a hard 2017 the time has come to embrace a new beginning in the form of 2018. I, for one, struggled a lot with my mental health this year, dealing with quite a bit of loss in multiple forms and also some pretty big changes.  My stress levels [...]

Recognizing when you need help

Recently I made the conscious decision to get help. You see I've been struggling with depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember.  Only first going to therapy when I was in my second year of college.  Eventually after I had gotten about as much as I could have out of therapy I [...]