I’m worried about ACA repeal since Congress and the president announced it was one of their top things on their to-do list. I’m concerned because of the effect it would have on mental health. Essential 10 Health Benefits Under the ACA, mental health and substance abuse disorder became a fundamental part of the “essential 10… Read More The Potential Effects of the ACA Repeal on Mental Health
Right now, I’m obsessed with the ice-skating anime Yuri on Ice! I love many aspects of it, from the realistic ice-skating routines, the beautiful animation, the music, and the burgeoning love between the two male leads. The greatest part I enjoy is the exploration of the mental health and psyche into the main protagonist, Yuuri Katsuki.… Read More Yuri On Ice!
Anti-Heroine I love shows where the titular character is an anti-heroine. She’s emotionally fucked up, does questionable things, and is unlikable. I admit there are times where I pause my streaming service or look away because the protagonist does something so cringe-worthy that I feel their pain and humiliation, but its appreciated because they’re human.… Read More Anti-Heroine-The Flawed Girls
Five Things I wished I knew in college when dealing with anxiety. … Read More 5 Things I Wished I Knew When Dealing with Anxiety in College
Suicide is not about being weak.… Read More Bollywood Suicide
The conclusion to my Medi-CAL debacle. Like it ever ends. … Read More The Conclusion
My lack of access to medication story. It sucks. … Read More Lack of Access
St. Dymphna, the patron saint of mental illness and mental health occupations. … Read More St. Dymphna
These are my wellness practices for dealing with anxiety and other uncomfortable emotions. … Read More Wellness Practices
Mental Illness and Mass Shooting In the United States, there is a vast narrative that mental illness and mass shooting go hand in hand. While it may be a factor for someone to go into a mass shooting, I don’t think it’s the main reason. Jonathan Metzl, a Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry at Vanderbilt… Read More Is Mental Illness the Cause of Gun Violence?