What To Do When You Suspect a Loved One Is Mentally Ill

Walter Winchell, American newspaper columnist, once said, “A real friend is the one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” This truth is never more evident than in the case of mental illness. Unfortunately, mental illness can come between friends- especially when a response or action on the part of one…

The Holiday Let-Down

The Holidays are over for 2015 and the New Year is in full swing. And, although the holidays can be difficult, most people experience some sort of disappointment now that routines are “back to normal.” Why is that? First, with special events/holidays come expectations. Our culture (generally through the media) portrays holidays as magical and…