Clarifying the Nature of Psychiatric Diagnoses By Jordan Parks | Oct. 18, 2019 "We must be precise, united and bold in standing for the unique nature of each individual. We have to stop perpetuating the myth that a psychiatric diagnosis is simultaneously an identity statement, a case study and a personality profile." Read More. How Being Hospitalized Changed My Perception of Mental Illness By Sydney Jensen | Oct. 16, 2019 "If those kids I met weren’t 'crazy,' then neither was I. It felt like a veil had been lifted from my eyes, and I saw everything differently." Read More. Borderline Personality Disorder Myths and Facts By Nikki Mattocks | Oct. 11, 2019 Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is one of the most misunderstood mental health conditions. And the following myths make it hard for people with BPD to get the treatment and support they need. Read More. The Difference Between a Disorder and a Feeling By Luna Greenstein | Oct. 10, 2019 It’s easy to assume that because we all experience anxiety, we have an idea of what living with an anxiety condition might feel like. But that’s simply not the case. Read More. Mental Health Conditions Seen in Childhood By Kristen Fuller, M.D. | Oct. 09, 2019 While many people believe the myth that "kids can't be diagnosed with a mental health condition," the reality is that one in every six youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health condition each year. Read More. PTSD is More Likely in Women Than Men By Dale Vernor | Oct. 08, 2019 While PTSD can happen to anyone, statistics show that women are twice as likely to have PTSD sometime in their lives compared to men. Read More. The Messy Truth About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder By Ethan S. Smith | Oct. 07, 2019 Why do most people believe the myth that OCD is just about a hyper-organized desk or color-coordinated closet? Read More. Helping My Daughter Through the Onset of Mental Illness By Karen Gerndt | Oct. 02, 2019 "I have found that having basic knowledge has been very helpful in our journey. It moved me from asking 'this is normal, right?' to taking action so I can best support my family." Read More. Six Myths and Facts about Mental Illness By Sky Lea Ross | Oct. 01, 2019 There is a lot of misinformation surrounding mental illness still present within our society. Here are some of the common myths people make about mental illness and the accompanying facts. Read More.