Tag: myths

  • Mental Illness – Schizophrenia

    I am not truly sure where this will go, but I have a reason for writing about Schizophrenia. I had just been married, April 1983, we were heading to Ontario to my home area. We were going there because there were only three that could attend the wedding in Saskatchewan. I was young and my […]

  • Myths About Mental Health #3

    Myth #3: Mental illnesses are just an excuse for poor behaviour. According to The Canadian Mental Health Association[CAMH] believe that people’s behaviour’s do seem strange when suffering with a mental illness. I did not choose to suffer with mental illness and sometimes my behaviour may seem weird to others at different times. There have been […]

  • Myths About Mental Illness

    “What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.” Glenn Close According to the Canadian Mental Health Association they list ten common myths. I am going to some posts about each of those myths. Here is the list: Myth # 1 – Mental illnesses aren’t real illnesses Myth # 2 – Mental […]

  • The Interview – Overcoming OCD – Mark Wester

    I first came upon Mark Wester’s blog, Overcoming OCD while researching about OCD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, due to a revelation by my daughter. I had no prior knowledge about this issue. Since then Mark and myself have been interacting through our comment section. Several days ago Mark sent me a message through email that he […]

  • Mens Mental Health – Myths

    A real man ain’t a coward, he stands by what he says, admits his faults, and corrects his mistakes.     Kiki Strack Starting with this post I will be exploring Mens Mental Health from time to time.  For this post I want to take a look at myths about men. Myths: Big boys don’t cry – […]