Overcoming the Silence of Stigma through Film By Max Asaf | Jan. 18, 2017 Dinesh’s hope is that by sharing his family’s story, by showing real scenes of a South Asian family intimately discussing these often-off-limits issues, his film will allow Asian communities to acknowledge the reality of mental illness. Read More. Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art By Ryann Tanap | Jan. 13, 2017 There’s something very powerful about art. It allows the viewer to experience life from different perspectives. With mental health becoming more commonplace in everyday conversation, it’s no surprise that we can experience it within the creative and performing arts community. Read More. An Answer for Our Toughest Battle of the Day By Danei Edelen and Alex Hanna | Jan. 11, 2017 Getting up each day is just something people do. Even if reluctantly, most people can muster the strength to slip out from under the sheets, put their feet on the floor and stand up. For those of us living with mental illness, getting out of bed is not so simple. Read More. Selective Mutism: Frozen in Silence By Traci Noelle | Jan. 09, 2017 As a child, the author of this blog would hide behind her parents’ legs when someone tried to talk to her. Everyone thought she was just shy. But selective mutism isn’t shyness. Read More. What I Learned from Carrie Fisher By Jess Lader | Jan. 06, 2017 Ask yourself: “What can I do in the coming year to help change the perception of mental illness?” You may discover that your calling in life will help the fight against stigma—something we need more of in this world. Because Carrie Fisher is no longer with us, we all need to work a little harder. Read More. Strategies of Living Well: Four Secrets in Plain Sight By Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Jan. 04, 2017 Psychiatrist, advocate, and author of this blog writes about four foundational "secrets" he believes will help people experiencing mental health conditions. These secrets give people the option to take action while we wait for the scientific discoveries of the future. Read More.