A New Frontier in Mental Health Support Technology has opened a frontier in mental health support and data collection, giving opportunities for researchers, clinicians, and the public to access help, monitor progress, and have a deeper understanding of mental health being. This technology is able to be accessed by apps in mobile phones, smartphones, and… Read More Mental Health and Technology
The Movember Foundation, a global men’s charity, has launched a series of ads to help prevent male suicide. The name of the month-long campaign is called Unmute–Ask Him and it has men explaining tips for fishing, BBQing, and fixing a flat tire. Once you unmute the sound, the male explaining the tips tells a different… Read More Unmute–Speak Up
I explore the relationship between mental illness and poverty, and how poverty can be a precursor to mental illness. Poverty Can Be a Precursor to Mental Illness Growing up, my parents taught me that poor people were lazy and took money from the government. As I became educated, I learned that people could find themselves… Read More Can Poverty be a Precursor to Mental Illness?