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This picture symbolizes self-destruction of our civilized self. "Maybe self-improvement isn't the answer, Tyler never knew his father. Maybe self-destruction is the answer." Tyler and the narrator see themselves as rejected from the time of their birth and by their own father figures who probably never really wanted them in the first place. #rothzroom

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Tot Therapy: Psychiatrists Join Up With Pediatricians

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23 Insightful Journal Prompts for Self-Reflection

There are so many benefits associated with writing by hand, be it cognitive, mental health or creative. Some say that the mere connection of hand, pen and paper is a way to ignite creativity, draw out your inner most thoughts and dreams, and is a means to heal (you can read more about that here). Regardless the benefit, here are 23 insightful journal prompts for self-reflection.

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Today I learned through Jo Middleton’s blog Slummy Single Mummy that today is the start of Mental Health Awareness Week. We’re all aware that ‘mental health’ or mental health issues exist, so what does this really mean? Raising awareness for something that we all already know about?

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How Acceptance Can Help You Manage Mental Health Stigma | Accepting your mental illness doesn't mean you're giving up on yourself. Learn what acceptance of mental illness means and how it can positively impact stigma.

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Quote on mental health stigma - Just because you don't understand it doesn't mean it isn't so. (On average 100 people repin this just from me EVERY DAY. YOU ARE NOT ALONE!!)

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Quote on mental health: From the outside looking in, it's hard to understand. From the inside looking out, it's hard to explain.

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The Subtlety of Depression

The Subtlety of Depression

The person that claims they are fine, could be falling apart inside, and though they fight it they continue losing pieces of their puzzle.. but with a good heart someone can replace the pieces they've lost

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Anxiety and Depression 101

Labeling: Mental illness is definitely something labeled in society. Sometimes people refer to individuals with mental illness as being "mentally retarded" or "psycho." People may label these individuals as "less of a person" than a person without a mental illness. These labels go on and on, like things such as "crazy", "mad", "stupid", etc. People may also consider these individuals as a danger to society if they are not medicated, hospitalized, or are in public without proper supervision.

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