Mental Health: When you Look in the Mirror, do you Like What you See?

Is your body image positive or negative? If your answer is negative, you are not alone. Women
in the U.S. are under pressure to measure up to a certain social and cultural ideal of beauty,
which can lead to poor body image. Women are constantly bombarded with “Barbie Doll-like”
images. By presenting an ideal that is so difficult to achieve and maintain, the cosmetic and diet
product industries are assured of growth and profits. It’s no accident that youth is increasingly
promoted, along with thinness, as an essential criterion of beauty. The message we’re hearing
is either “all women need to lose weight” or that the natural aging process is a “disastrous” fate.

Mental health recovery requires follow up care

Mental Health effects one in four people will experience some form of mental illness in their lifetime, less than one in 100 of those will experience a hospitalization for their illness. The rest simply seek no help and eventually recover or seek help through their family physician or mental health professionals and recover without the need for hospital stay.

Mentally ill do not beg to become homeless

Mental illness does not care who you are – it can invade your life.     After spending 20 years working in a state mental facility I have had the opportunity to serve many diverse individuals. Not once in those 20 years has one homeless mentally ill person come in and said said that when […]

Does your schizophrenia thinking keep you inside

 Mental Illness and Demons – Are mentally ill people demon-possessed? Mental Illness overlaps with the work of an astounding number of leaders politicians, judges, attorneys, police, teachers, doctors and other medical professionals, chaplains of all kinds military, hospital, prison, social workers, college professors, and millions of families. Four out of ten long-term hospital beds are […]