Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder – By Karyn Hall

Borderline Personality Disorder ( https://goo.gl/OdYMVD) is often misdiagnosed and misunderstood. Because effective treatment for the symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) requires specific therapies, recognizing those symptoms is important. The individual’s presentation in the mental health professional’s office may not give a clear picture of the difficulties experienced by the client. In addition, individuals with BPD often exhibit symptoms of eating disorders, substance abuse, and…

Take a Mental Health Day – By Madeline Stiers

With all of the wonderful things life brings us, it also brings us stress. It is for this reason that I am an avid supporter of mental health days. A mental health day is, in my book, a day that is different from the norm. Something relaxing. Whether it’s a day away from the kids or a day off of work to get some rest,…

Q & A: How Do You Have Hope and Perspective When a Loved One Has Mental Illness? – By Amy Simpson

I receive a lot of inquiries from people asking for advice about living with mental illness, loving someone with a mental disorder, and doing ministry among people with mental illness and their families. I can’t offer the kind of advice and help a mental health professional can give, but I can point people in the direction of resources that might help them. Sometimes it’s a…