Cultural Diversity and Mental Health

Cultural Diversity and Mental Health

According to the Public Health Advocate at UC Berkeley, People often think of mental health as a very personal matter that has to do only with the individual. However, mental illnesses and mental health, in general, are affected by the combination of biological and...
What Is Domestic Abuse?

What Is Domestic Abuse?

Does your romantic partner try to control you?  For example, does your partner try to control what you wear, how you spend your day, who you make friends with, or where you work if you are even “allowed” to work?  And, to control you, does he or she use insults,...
What Is Panic Disorder?

What Is Panic Disorder?

Have you ever felt, all of a sudden, a sense of impending doom—feeling like you were losing control, going crazy, or even dying?  If you have a mental health condition called panic disorder, then you are quite familiar with this feeling. So, what is panic disorder? ...
Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression

Depression that occurs following childbirth is called postpartum depression. Pregnancy and childbirth are often of excited anticipation and joyous celebration.  But for many women, they are also times of stress.  Not surprisingly, during this period, new mental health...