5 Myths We’re Taught About Relationships By Larry Shushansky, LICSW | Mar. 16, 2018 There are many widely-believed myths about relationships, and because they are so important to our well-being, keeping these myths alive can worsen depression, anxiety or other conditions and symptoms we may have. Here are five of the most common relationship myths we should stop following. Read More. Why Some People Harm Themselves By Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW | Mar. 14, 2018 Some of the myths about self-harm include: thinking the person is doing it just to be trendy or edgy; or that the person must have a chemical imbalance, personality disorder or intractable mental illness. But understanding self-harm requires us to understand what it means to be emotionally overwhelmed. Read More. Experiencing a Psychotic Break Doesn’t Mean You’re Broken By Laura Greenstein | Mar. 12, 2018 Too often, people experiencing psychosis are told that their life will never be the same. This narrative is not only exaggerated, but it’s also inaccurate. Read More. Self-Help Techniques for Coping with Mental Illness By Emmie Pombo | Mar. 09, 2018 Some common self-help suggestions people receive are to exercise, meditate and be more present, which are helpful and work for many people. However, other proven methods aren’t mentioned as often. Read More. How Depression Made Me a Man By Roro Asmar | Mar. 07, 2018 "Coming out about my depression was one of the most freeing and courageous things I have ever done. I’m no longer ashamed of my depression. And being self-aware and brave enough to face my emotions fills me with more manly strength and pride than any action hero ever did." Read More. The Messy Truth About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder By Ethan S. Smith | Mar. 05, 2018 Why do most people believe the myth that OCD is just about a hyper-organized desk or color-coordinated closet? Read More. 6 Ways You Can Help a Loved One on Their Healing Journey By Shainna Ali | Mar. 02, 2018 Unfortunately, there are no foolproof guidelines for helping your loved one on their journey towards recovery. However, you can connect to your intentions, convey compassion and maintain your own self-care while empowering your loved one regardless of where they are in their healing journey. Read More. How to Respond to Self-Harm By Laura Greenstein | Mar. 01, 2018 Self-harm is usually a sign that a person is struggling emotionally and isn’t sure how to cope. It’s a sign that a person needs support, understanding and professional help. Most importantly, it’s a sign that shouldn’t be ignored or judged. Read More.