Month: November 2018

  • #GivingTuesday

    November 26, 2018#GivingTuesday

    Please consider MHASM for #GivingTuesday November 27th. This non-profit organization supports people whether it is to prevent stress from taking over their life or they have a diagnosed mental illness.  Please share our event. Several programs including a Drop In Center, Homeless Assistance, Peer Support, Mental Health First Aid and Self Help like Wellness Recovery […]

  • Introverted? How to Make the Most of It

    November 26, 2018

    Those prone to depression and social anxiety can use these tips to make the most of your introversion. Let go of assumptions Introverts often wrestle with expectations—from others mostly, at times from themselves—about how they should act in social situations. Let go of assumptions and own your introversion. The best thing to do is to […]

  • Famous Quarterback, Terry Bradshaw, on Life with Depression

    November 26, 2018Bradshaw

    “Hey, man….I got depression too. Appreciate all you’re doing for us now.” Terry Bradshaw on how men have thanked him for talking about his depression. Buried by 300-pound linemen, Terry Bradshaw got up, shook it off and called another play. Blitzed by depression, he couldn’t bounce back on his own. Time for a new game […]

  • Dealing with Depression at Work

    November 26, 2018

    By Lisa Evans If you’re working and struggling with depression, you’re not alone. Over 16 million American adults suffer from depression, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, with the majority of those individuals in their prime working years. The median onset age for major depressive disorder is 32.5 years old.  Read more

  • I Jumped Off The Golden Gate Bridge

    November 26, 2018

    “The Millisecond My Hands Left the Rail, It Was An Instant Regret” (WARNING: this video contains subject matter regarding suicide and may be triggering to some people) 

  • Positive Words

    November 26, 2018

    Words matter. Especially when communicating to and with those dealing with opioid use disorder. Language choice is a quick, effective way to reduce the stigma surrounding substance use disorders and recovering from them. SAMSHA released a toolkit to help navigate proper word choice when creating, communicating and sharing prevention and recovery messaging. Check it out […]

  • The State of Mental Health in America

    November 26, 2018

    Mental Health Association of South MS is the State Affiliate of Mental Health America.  Both organizations are committed to promoting mental health as a critical part of overall wellness. We advocate for prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, integrated services, care and treatment for those who need it, and […]