During the first week of October, we recognize Mental Illness Awareness Week; however, we should be recognizing Mental Illness Awareness every week. Check out the stats below to refresh yourself on what’s happening in our world with mental health. These findings reference studies that were taken in the U.S. 64 percent of youth with depression do not receive any treatment. 2016 Report states: 18.53% of adults … Continue reading Mental Illness Awareness Week & Why This Should Matter to You
Counseling is a widely used term in today’s world. Words like “Therapist”, “Counselor”, “Shrink”, “Psychologist”, and “Advisor” get thrown around and sometimes are confusing. Listed below is a breakdown of the different terms, what they mean, and how to know which one you might need. Counselor – This is a broad term within the “Helping Field.” A counselor may be considered professional or “Lay.” Professional counselors are … Continue reading Counselor, Psychotherapist, Psychologist, Psychiatrist… What’s the difference?