How Buddhism Benefits Mental Health By Laura Greenstein | Oct. 31, 2016 Although Buddhism is primarily known as a spiritual tradition, it is also a lifestyle that encompasses the mind in almost all forms of practice. Read More. Viewing ADHD with A More Positive Attitude By Laura Greenstein | Oct. 28, 2016 While putting a positive spin on mental illnesses can seem like an insurmountable challenge, it is possible. ADHD is more than not being able to focus or sit still—it’s having a power house brain that can be difficult to control. Read More. Time is Ticking on Early Psychosis By Darcy Gruttadaro | Oct. 26, 2016 Similar to cancer, schizophrenia begins in stages (with psychosis developing early), and similar to cancer, providing care at the earliest possible stage produces the best results. But with psychosis, many people don’t seek help right away. Read More. NAMI Family-to-Family: Lessons of Forgiveness By Debra Moore | Oct. 19, 2016 Family-to-Family provides family members not only the opportunity to learn more about mental health, but also to help them heal and forgive their family members for the strife that sometimes accompanies mental illness. Read More. The LGBTQ Community Wears Mental Resiliency with Pride By Larry Shushansky, LICSW | Oct. 17, 2016 Every time a member of the LGBTQ community is exposed to gay and lesbian jokes, labeling, stereotyping and verbal and physical violence, their mental resiliency is tested—putting their mental health at risk. Read More. The Impacts of Depression During Pregnancy and Early Parenthood By Anne Gold | Oct. 14, 2016 Depression during pregnancy is a much more common problem than you might think. Read More. A Letter to Journalists About Mental Health Stigma By Cheryl Cranick | Oct. 12, 2016 Due to the pressures of today's 24-hour news cycle, media outlets frequently rush to ill-informed conclusions. Often, those conclusions feed harmful mental illness stigma. Read More. What Courage Really Looks Like By Danei Edelen | Oct. 07, 2016 When you live with a mental health condition, courage is required from the moment you wake up. This #MIAW, it's time we recognize and applaud that courage. Read More. Do You Know the Layers of Self-Advocacy? By Traci Noelle | Oct. 05, 2016 Mental illness can damage self-esteem, but when we advocate for ourselves, we are able to repair some of that damage. This Mental Illness Awareness Week, learn how you can be a better self-advocate. Read More. Together, We Can Save a Life By Screening for Mental Health | Oct. 03, 2016 This National Depression Screening Day—held on Thursday, October 6—we are encouraging everyone to take advantage of the free resources available to get insight into your own mental health. Read More.