Stop The Stigma : The Realities Of Mental Health: There are some widespread misconceptions about mental health disorders. People think the cure for depression is to “keep your chin up,” that addiction is simple weakness, and that obsessive-compulsive disorder is humorous. Let’s set the record straight about how this stigma actually affects the lives of people living with mental health issues with this infographic from Visual.ly.
Mental health disorders can be debilitating. I've personally struggled with depression at different times in my life, and I know first hand how this stuff works. The good news is that mental health problems can often be managed. Sometimes it's nothing more than changing your diet and activity level.
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The use of alternative treatments for mental illness is growing in popularity due to concern over the side effects of some medications and a general mistrust for pharmaceutical companies. Let’s look at some of the natural ways people are treating disorders like depression, anxiety and schizophrenia.