Concealed Depression

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.  I'm a double minority so here goes..... I recently read an article on concealed depression, which did an awesome job of listing 15 traits of people who have depression but are able to conceal it.   Here is a link to the article.  Below, everything in bold is … Continue reading Concealed Depression

3 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With a Mental Illness

Whether you realize it or not you know someone who has a mental illness.  Some people are very open about it, while others (especially in the African American community) suffer in silence either because of denial or lack of a diagnosis.  Regardless of whether or not someone is open about his or her mental illness … Continue reading 3 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With a Mental Illness

Mental Health: It’s a Real Thing

Mental health is something that affects society and has for a long time.  I think it's time we start educating ourselves about it instead of just acting like it's something so foreign that it doesn't affect you.  Well, let me tell you something.....If you know someone with a mental illness (and I'm sure you do) … Continue reading Mental Health: It’s a Real Thing