An anxiety disorder causes unexpected or unhelpful anxiety that seriously impacts our lives, including how we think, feel, and act.Continue readingAnxiety
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Articles and books that are currently making headlines.Continue readingCurrently in the News
Depression is a mental illnesses that change the way people feel, often making them feel empty or sad, and makes it hard for them to go about their daily routine.Continue readingDepression
Eating disorders are a range of psychological disorders characterized by abnormal or disturbed eating habits.Continue readingEating Disorders
Good mental health is necessary to cope with the normal stresses of life.Continue readingGeneral Mental Health
Grief is part of being human, but that doesn’t mean we have to go through the journey alone.Continue readingGrief
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) causes a person to exhibit behaviours that are much more intense and disruptive and are fuelled by unwanted thoughts that don’t go away.Continue readingObsessive Compulsive Disorder
There are many mental illness that do not fit into any particular “category.”Continue readingOther Mental Illnesses
A deeply ingrained pattern of behaviour, causing long-term difficulties in personal relationships or in functioning in society.Continue readingPersonality Disorders
Persistent psychological stress that occurs as a result of injury or severe shock.Continue readingPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder