A comprehensive list of resources that we encourage you use and to share with those in need. UNITED STATES Crisis Text Line: text BUDDY to 741-741 (for free 24/7 support)National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255Suicide Hotline text-based instant messenger: imalive.orgTrevor Project (for LGBTQ+ youth): 1-866-488-7386Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association) Helpline: 1-800-931-2237Teen Line: 310-855-4673 or TEXTTEEN to 839863Sexuality Support: 1-800-246-7743After Abortion Hotline/Pro-Voice: 1-866-4394253Pregnancy Hotline: 1-800-467-8466Veterans: 1-800-273-8255 then … Continue reading CRISIS AND SUPPORT PHONE/TEXT LINES
By Julia Broglie, Founder & CEO of BroglieBox8 min read From someone diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, who has worked for a Fortune 500 company, a small privately owned company, and now is an entrepreneur… I have been worried my entire life – no really, since before I can remember. A million thoughts seem to invade my mind at any given time, many times leading … Continue reading Tips to Manage Anxiety Around Work
By Dr. Seth J. Gillihan, PhD. 8 min read Seeing a therapist used to imply being in the same room with them, but not any longer. Teleconferencing has made it possible to see a mental health professional from a distance. With recent requirements for social distancing, many therapists and clients have had to either pause their work or make other arrangements, including meeting by video … Continue reading How to Transition to Seeing Your Therapist Online
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the enormous amount of mental health advice on Instagram. But don’t give up on it just yet! It is possible to use Instagram to help improve your mental health–it just requires a little work on your part. Continue reading How to use Instagram to Improve your Mental Health
By Emily Torchiana10 min read From the moment I was born until the end of high school, I did not fully understand mental illness and I honestly did not think anyone I knew personally struggled with one. Mental health was not a topic talked about in my family because no one seemed to be affected by it. It was also not a topic talked about … Continue reading My No Longer Invisible Illnesses
By Anup Sharma, M.D8 min read There are millions of Americans with mental health conditions that pursue treatment by working with professionals. Mental health professionals include psychiatrists, psychologists, and licensed therapists, nurse practitioners, and social workers. Working with qualified professionals allows for one to understand mental health condition(s), receive compassionate care and pursue helpful treatment.As in other areas of medicine, mental health providers may have expertise in specific types … Continue reading When do I need to see a mental healthcare professional?
By Linzy Farmerie-Mogielski, Content Editor of BroglieBox12 min read It is totally wild to think that this will be the 11th Valentine’s Day that I have spent with my husband, Tony. I wish I had a time machine (not only to avoid my 30th birthday this year) but to go back and tell myself about what lied ahead. And, even more honestly, to warn myself … Continue reading Mental Health is a Team Sport: I Have Anxiety/Depression and my Husband Doesn’t, But We Both Fight It.
If you feel depressed in response to a change in seasons you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD). For most people, SAD begins in fall and can last through the winter. Continue reading It’s Not You – Tis The Season. Quick Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder