Mental Illness: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Recovery Month, but it is also Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The two observances dovetail nicely; many people who struggle with addiction and mental illness become victims of suicide. Any person who is in the grips of despair is at risk of suicidal ideations. Mental and behavioral health disorders bring men and women… Continue reading Mental Illness: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Mental Health Services Receive Funding

People who do not receive help for mental health disorders are at considerable risk. Such individuals are likely to engage in behaviors that can further complicate their lives. Men and women who struggle with disorders like depression are significantly more prone to engage in hazardous drug and alcohol use and commit acts of self-harm. The… Continue reading Mental Health Services Receive Funding

Mental Health Recovery: Prioritizing Well-being

Early diagnosis of mental illnesses gives people a chance to avoid many challenges later in life. Mental health disorders are progressive; without treatment, symptoms worsen over time. Fortunately, evidence-based treatments for behavioral health and mood disorders – such as addiction and depression – are available. Connecting men and women with mental health resources is vital… Continue reading Mental Health Recovery: Prioritizing Well-being