Learning how to manage your mental health can be a difficult and scary experience. This blog helps to educate and empower those that may be struggling with their emotional well-being or need assistance in care management. This blog shares personal stories and experiences in the mental health field.
My name is Shannon and I am 26 years old. I attend Fordham University and will be receiving my Masters in Social Work in May of 2018. Like many that enter this field, I have my own story and experiences. I believe I can contribute a different and unique perspective on mental health due to… Continue reading About
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The most important part of recovery is mental health maintenance! Relapses are bound to happen and THAT IS OKAY. So many people believe if they fall back into that depression, if they self-harm after being in recovery, after having a drink after being in recovery is absolutely the end of the world. WRONG. Relapses are… Continue reading The importance of maintenance!
Unfortunately, I have had many negative experiences with psychiatrists out there. Many psychiatrists are looking for the quick fix that is going to change their client’s life. They think putting you on zoloft will change your life and make you happy within 4-6 weeks. WRONG. Doctors don’t tell you that it may take time to… Continue reading What the doctors don’t tell you about medications….
My journey with self-harm started when I was 12 years old. I wasn’t really sure what I was doing at the time, I just knew that after I cut myself, I felt a lot better. In the beginning I only cut once in a while. I would self-harm on specific occasions like failing a test… Continue reading Letting go of a friend