What to Know About Alcohol and Mental Health

Alcohol affects your brain, making you feel relaxed in a small amount of time. As you drink more, you become intoxicated and unsteady, and you might do or say things you normally won’t. People with depression and anxiety might use alcohol to help ease symptoms, but excessive alcohol use can also worsen your mental health. Impact[…]

Schizophrenia Myths

It Causes Multiple Personalities Experts aren’t sure why, but many people confuse schizophrenia with dissociative personality disorder, which is when someone has two or more identities or personalities. Schizophrenia may cause hallucinations or delusions, but it does not create multiple personalities. It Makes You Violent or Dangerous Movies and other media may make it seem[…]

How Technology Is Helping Promote Equity in Mental Wellness

Every person has a right to proper mental healthcare, no matter their age, ethnicity, gender, financial status, or location. However, millions of people still lack access to essential health services, such as mental health treatments. Today, the advancement of technology is paving the way for equality in mental wellness. Technology gives resources and cost-effective solutions[…]

The Power of Future Thinking for Healthy Living

How you think about your future is bound up with your well-being. Positive future thinking (PFT) is an important component of healthy cognitive functioning. When people can’t imagine a positive future, that negative view often becomes a central feature of anxiety and depression.   Positive Psychology Positive psychology is a branch of psychology focused on the positive events and influences[…]