Tag: mental health
I think of ending my life every single day. Things have gotten a lot worse since I failed math. It made everything a lot worse. I have lost hope in everything and I even stopped praying. I never thought I would grow up to be such a burden. I need someone to talk to, help.Updated 1 April 2022 under Ask Us.
We are so glad you reached out for help. You and your life matters, you have a purpose here on this earth. It’s very important that you know that you […]Read more »
I’m going to start going to therapy soon. I know there’s nothing wrong with going to therapy and there’s nothing wrong with me because of it. But it feels wrong with the stigma and all. How do I deal with the stigma and stay cool and all that?Updated 31 December 2020 under Ask Us.
Thanks for your question. Starting therapy to better understand yourself and how you respond to life is outstanding. Congratulations on moving forward with this. It takes strength to look at […]Read more »
I have some symptoms of depression. Should I contact someone to test me for depression?Updated 2 April 2020 under Ask Us.
Healthcare providers “test” for depression by asking questions about what you’re going through. Unfortunately, there’s not a blood test for depression just yet! Your doctor will ask about your mood, […]Read more »
Recently I have stopped experiencing emotions and am having weird and scary thoughts. I am not experiencing any guilt. My friends think I am getting really manipulative. Is something wrong with me?Updated 14 May 2018 under Ask Us.
It sounds like you are noticing some changes in how you think, feel and behave that worry you, and that your friends also notice some changes in you. Sometimes when […]Read more »
Hello, I been feeling very depressed for the past two years and I’ve turned to cutting & burning myself to escape these tough feelings. But my main question is: How do I stop?Updated 11 January 2016 under Ask Us.
I’m sorry to hear about your troubles. The most important thing is to get help so you don’t have to try to deal with this alone. It is important that […]Read more »
SchizophreniaUpdated 20 February 2020 under Health Guides.
Everyone has thoughts sometimes that they worry about. In a small number of people, unusual thoughts and intense feelings can be a sign of a mental illness called schizophrenia. People […]Read more »
AnxietyUpdated 10 August 2021 under Health Guides.
Everyone experiences anxiety at different times in their lives. For instance, you may feel anxious before giving a class presentation or before a big test. Sometimes anxiety is a normal […]Read more »
Bipolar DisorderUpdated 10 September 2022 under Health Guides.
Everyone has ups and downs in their mood or feelings of “moodiness” once in a while. When these ups and downs involve extreme emotions and begin to interfere with normal […]Read more »
Self-HarmUpdated 30 June 2020 under Health Guides.
Your teen years can be the most complicated time of your life. Some of your challenges include: more school work, changes in relationships, and changes in your body and brain. […]Read more »
Panic AttacksUpdated 13 August 2020 under Health Guides.
Getting nervous before giving a presentation at school or before a big game is normal – but if you’ve ever felt like you’re going to lose control, have a heart […]Read more »