This is what recovery from mental illness looks like. There is always hope, a light at the end of the tunnel. But it's important to understand what mental wellness looks like for someone with chronic depression or bipolar disorder. You will still have low days or low weeks or low months sometimes. You will have to set yourself achievable, realistic goals. You will have to give yourself pats on the back for 'only' doing what seems to come so naturally to others. You need to understand that…

This is what recovery from mental illness looks like. There is always hope, a light at the end of the tunnel. But it's important to understand what mental wellness looks like for someone with chronic depression or bipolar disorder. You will still have low days or low weeks or low months sometimes. You will have to set yourself achievable, realistic goals. You will have to give yourself pats on the back for 'only' doing what seems to come so naturally to others. You need to understand that…

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Sometimes simplicity is the best way to make a point.  After seeing firsthand how mental illness can take a toll, Marissa Betley decided to sketch out how it truly feels to struggle with a mental...

Sometimes simplicity is the best way to make a point. After seeing firsthand how mental illness can take a toll, Marissa Betley decided to sketch out how it truly feels to struggle with a mental...

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The term, an acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, refers to a mental health condition that affects one in 100 children worldwide. It is characterised by recurrent, unwanted thoughts which lead to anxieties manifesting as repetitive behaviours.

The term, an acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, refers to a mental health condition that affects one in 100 children worldwide. It is characterised by recurrent, unwanted thoughts which lead to anxieties manifesting as repetitive behaviours.

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Supporting others - what helps & what hurts. The second statement on left is huge for me. Love this pin.

Supporting others - what helps & what hurts. The second statement on left is huge for me. Love this pin.

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What mental health needs is more sunlight, more, candor, more unashamed conversation. Mental Illness: The Stigma of Silence ~ Glen Close for The Huffington Post

What mental health needs is more sunlight, more, candor, more unashamed conversation. Mental Illness: The Stigma of Silence ~ Glen Close for The Huffington Post

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Illustrator Sow Ay Explain What Depression And Anxiety Feels Like Through These Comics

Illustrator Sow Ay Explain What Depression And Anxiety Feels Like Through These Comics

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This pin provides information for schizophrenia awareness. Read over the statistics, then visit the website. Read the information provided in the 'What is mental health?' tab, then listen to the video about young people with mental illnesses on the home page. I hope it provides you with a better understand of mental health, and its prevalence in youth. You are not alone!

This pin provides information for schizophrenia awareness. Read over the statistics, then visit the website. Read the information provided in the 'What is mental health?' tab, then listen to the video about young people with mental illnesses on the home page. I hope it provides you with a better understand of mental health, and its prevalence in youth. You are not alone!

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