News — News
“We hear again and again that mental health matters. It does. For all of us. The mental health effects of the pandemic could linger long after the crisis has passed…”– Shore House, a nonprofit mental health support center in Long Branch, NJ Our mental health is one of the most important things that we possess as individuals. This is a very simple fact that far-too-often gets buried in the rigmarole of daily life as we wade through our routines, passing from one stressor to another. The current crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated life even further in a...
We’ve all seen the stories – celebrities admitting they have mental health problems, seeking treatment, and leaving the facilities “all better” and returning to whatever it is they do that has put their life in the spotlight. Michael Phelps, one of the best Olympic swimmers of all time, knows better. And unlike most, he is open about his depression. “The thing is – and people who live with mental health issues all know this – it never goes away,” he said. “You have good days and bad. But there’s never a finish line. I’ve done so many interviews after [the...
One woman's account of how her struggle with complex PTSD has helped her to cope with the on-going pandemic.