On these pages, you’ll find some of the major recurring themes on the Mental Health @ Home blog, as well as some tips, tools, and resources that I hope you’ll find useful.
Mental illness may be difficult to live with, but the stigma associated with it can be even more challenging. It’s time to let the light in to shine on those of us working hard every day to make the most of the hand that mental illness has dealt us. We all have the power to… Continue reading Stop Stigma
We’re living in difficult times, and everyone’s stress levels are through the roof with the coronavirus pandemic. Unless you were already a hermit (like me), it’s been a difficult transition to social distancing and, in many places, full-on lock-down. That’s why I decided to put together this COVID-19 coping toolkit. To get through this we… Continue reading COVID-19 Coping Toolkit
There are a huge number of mental health resources available online whether you’re looking for websites or apps. Many of them are free, and many of them are high quality, but sometimes the biggest challenge can be finding what’s most useful and relevant to you. Please let me know what your favourites are, and what… Continue reading Mental Health Sites & Apps
With bachelor’s degrees in pharmacy and nursing, as well as a master’s in psychiatric nursing, I’ve spent a lot of time in school. I have a strong science background and I know how to read and understand a research paper. All of that combined means I have a finely tuned bullshit-detector. Debunking pseudoscience makes my… Continue reading The Science Corner: Debunking Pseudoscience
Welcome to the WordPress community! We’re happy to have you! This new blogger’s guide contains tips to help you engage effectively with the community and have a more positive blogging experience. First up are some things that are useful to know about WordPress that you may not be aware of yet. Next are some blogging etiquette… Continue reading A New Blogger’s Guide to the WordPress Community
I started Mental Health @ Home in October 2017. At the time I knew absolutely nothing about blogging. I’ve learned a lot since then, and one of the things that I’ve learned is that there’s always more to find out, and new ways to making your blogging experience more productive and satisfying. I think knowledge… Continue reading Blogging & Writing Tips
Social justice is: “The objective of creating a fair and equal society in which each individual matters, their rights are recognized and protected, and decisions are made in ways that are fair and honest.” (Oxford Reference) Social justice addresses the intersectionality of factors that cause some segments of society to be disadvantaged in terms of… Continue reading Social Justice, Equality, and Social Problems