Is it just me or are more and more people talking about mental health nowadays? People are willing to share their own or others’ experiences, most commonly their struggles. I think this is great and, in many ways, this increased willingness to discuss your own or others’ mental health is positive. Talking about such important … More Should we be starting a revolution of mental wellness, moving away from the focus on mental illness?
“I don’t know why I’m feeling like this, I mean, it’s not like I have depression or anything”. “So many people have mental health now, I’m lucky that I don’t.” ‘Mental health’ and ‘mental illness’ are often used interchangeably within society. This usually means that people are either viewed as having a ‘disorder’ (requiring … More Mental Health or Mental Illness?
Mental Health Matters with Caitlin “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi This is the first post on my new blog. So firstly, a little bit about me and why I decided to start this blog. Through the day I work as a mental health support worker which I … More My First Blog Post