Blog Index

This index provides an overview of the posts that appear as part of a recurring theme or series on the Mental Health @ Home blog.  There are also pages devoted to the themes of social justicestigma, and debunking pseudoscience, which you can find in the resource pages menu above.

Here’s an overview of the weekly blog schedule:

  • Guest blogs may show up Mondays & Wednesdays from the Emerging blogger series – the series page has the details on how to participate
  • Wednesdays are book reviews
  • Fridays are the what is… series, which looks deeper into the meaning of a variety of psychology-related terms
  • Saturdays are weekend wrap-ups, a look at what’s going on in my world that week
  • Sundays are for blogging about blogging – you can directory of these posts on the Blogging & Writing Tips page.


Psychiatric medications

These posts draw on my training and experience as a mental health nurse and former pharmacist.  My book Psych Meds Made Simple has plenty of information about psych meds all in one place.



Suicide is a huge issue for people dealing with mental illness.  It’s important that we talk about it, and that conversation needs to address a range of different experiences with suicide as well as the need for more effective mental illness treatment to mitigate risk.

On the Mental Health @ Home Store, there’s a Safety Plan resource to guide you through planning ahead of time to cope when thoughts of suicide are getting bad.



therapy mini-ebook collection: ACT Fundamentals, CBT Fundamentals, DBT Skills, and PTSD Treatment Options




The Mental Health @ Home Store has a mini e-book PTSD Treatment Options: An Overview.



Travelling has long been a passion of mine, and sometimes I like to write about it.

You can find my free how-to guide on Travelling with Mental Illness on the Mental Health @ Home Store.Travelling mental illness cover-3


Work issues and workplace bullying

I’ve faced negative attitudes at work related to my mental illness, and I’ve also experienced workplace bullying.  I think it’s important to talk about these things because they can be so isolating.