Great Resources for navigating the COVID-19 pandemic

One of the benefits of being part of an amazing national organization is the easy access to us from trusted and sound sources.  The following pages on the MHA National web site have a multitude (but not overwhelming) pages to help you navigate the current health situation with the Coronavirus/COVID-19. COVID-19 Information And Mental Health … Continue reading Great Resources for navigating the COVID-19 pandemic

May is Mental Health Month Marks 70 Years

#4Mind4Body Theme Highlights Importance of Work-Life Balance, Pets, Spirituality in Achieving Balanced Mental Health When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes it’s a lot to handle. It’s important to remember that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. … Continue reading May is Mental Health Month Marks 70 Years

Focus on the Person, not on the Label

How do we refer to someone who we learn has a diagnosis of a mental illness or disability? We want to acknowledge the information we have learned, but we don’t want to embarrass or stigmatize anyone. How do we tell others of our own new diagnosis? Mental health and disability professionals recommend using person-centered language … Continue reading Focus on the Person, not on the Label