Living with depression is a common, but serious mood disorder. According to the World Health Organization, 350 million people worldwide live with depression. That’s equivalent to 5% of the world’s population. It affects every person differently, and for that reason, it is a difficult mental illness to treat. Depression has many clinical forms including persistent … Are you living with depression?
Depression can be described through a lot of physical illustrations. Feelings of being weighed down, broken hearted, being punched all over, and more are ways people paint the portrait of depression. Are these manifestations or drama? The painful sensations experienced by people suffering from depression are not fictitious. Depression causes physical pain. Mental illnesses tend to … Does Depression Actually Hurt?
Mental health in the workplace can be affected by a number of things. By the time you read this entire article 50 workers will have called into work due to mental health issues. What we must remember is that mental illness is as real as other physical issues such as cancer and heart disease. There … Mental Health in the Workplace
When someone is coming down with the flu, there’s no question that it is time to visit a doctor for treatment. It’s an accepted, obvious practice to seek medical treatments for physical problems. But there is still a stigma about the idea of seeking treatment for mental illness. A new Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) … Mental Illness Shouldn’t be Treated Like Flu