Pros and Cons of Mental Health Rehabilitation Services

Pros and Cons of Mental Health Rehabilitation Services Having a family member with mental health illness can be painful experience. Some families try not to talk about the problem hoping that it will magically disappear, it never does. However, keeping the patient’s condition hidden will make matters worst and prolong recovery. If you want to … Read more

Psychologists in Mental Health: How to Choose Them and How They Differ from Psychiatrists

Psychologists in Mental Health: How to Choose Them and How They Differ from Psychiatrists The most common question psychologists hear: What is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist? Psychologists are essentially scientists who study behaviour, emotion and perception in all contexts. Their field of interest is much wider than just mental illness. Education … Read more

Four Keys to Mental Health Recovery

Four Keys to Mental Health Recovery Mental illnesses can be crippling and demoralizing. One can find endless advice on maintaining one’s mental health and on recognizing a mental illness, but today I would like to distill the critical factors for mental health recovery into four succinct points. The four most critical factors in mental health … Read more

Talking Mental Health In College- Q & A with Richard Kadison, M.D. of Harvard University

Talking Mental Health In College- Q & A with Richard Kadison, M.D. of Harvard University Maria Pascucci, president of Campus Calm, had the opportunity to talk with Richard Kadison, M.D., about why high schools and colleges are seeing a rise in the number of stressed-out students battling mental health problems. Kadison is the chief of … Read more

Benefits of Exercise on Mental Health

Benefits of Exercise on Mental Health The benefits of exercise are indisputable on both a physical and mental level. Physically, exercise keeps the body’s weight in check, increases its strength, and boosts its immunity. Mentally, exercise can release stress, improve concentration power, and protect against diseases such as Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Additionally, … Read more

The Role of Recreational Therapy in Mental Health Treatment

The Role of Recreational Therapy in Mental Health Treatment Recreational Therapy has become a popular component of treatment for many health fields, including mental health. The American Therapeutic Recreation Association defines it as “a treatment service designed to restore, remediate and rehabilitate a person’s level of functioning and independence in life activities, to promote health … Read more

Why Mental Toughness Is Far More Important Than Physical Toughness

Why Mental Toughness Is Far More Important Than Physical Toughness Mental Health Mental fitness is a scale of psychological relief or a lack of mental illness. It is the “psychological situation of anyone who is functioning at a fitting degree of emotional and social adjustment. From the outlook of constructive psychology, intellectual health might also … Read more

Exercises and Workouts – Three Ways Exercise Benefits Your Mental Health

Exercises and Workouts – Three Ways Exercise Benefits Your Mental Health If you are planning on becoming healthier and improve your overall well-being, it should come as no surprise to know exercise is one of the most critical factors for your success. However, what many people do not realize is exercise also boosts brain health. … Read more

Multicultural Work Environments, Organisation Politics And The Mental Health Implications

Multicultural Work Environments, Organisation Politics And The Mental Health Implications Working is multicultural environments offers unique and every challenging experience. In it different etiquettes come into play facing different degrees of resistance or liking. The challenges faced in multicultural environments go beyond office politics -where decisions of the day-to-day management of the organization are based … Read more

Bite Protective Clothing Will Help Protect Mental Health Care Professionals

Bite Protective Clothing Will Help Protect Mental Health Care Professionals Anyone working within mental health care hospitals or similar facilities specialised in severe learning disabilities, challenging behaviour, special needs or autism, will know that a human bite is a very realistic threat within their specific work environment. The main problem is that bite related injuries … Read more

Treating Mental Health and Forensic Populations

Treating Mental Health and Forensic Populations No longer is it possible to assess and/or treat a mental health population without also interfacing with forensic issues such as legal infractions, Courts, violence, sexual behavior problems, delinquency, crime, Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, substance abuse, and others. The training and approaches to the mental health population … Read more

7 Ways to Diffuse Mental Health Stigma

7 Ways to Diffuse Mental Health Stigma Talking about mental health in a healthy way is something that societies across the globe have historically struggled with. However, with the increasing rate of mental disorders across the globe, it has become essential to bridge the difference between mental and physical health problems by understanding the risk … Read more