As anyone who remembers their own teen years knows, being a teenager can be very stressful. From nerves over first dates to pressure to get into good colleges, teens are dealing with a variety of new situations and life stressors during a time when relaxation is the last thing on their minds.
A school shooting is always a tragic event, and they happen often enough that for many people – especially students – that they’ve begun to feel inevitable.
Modern life comes with any number of stressors that may impact your mental state. FOMO, or the fear of missing out, is a new one to many people but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t affecting you.
One of the frightening things about Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSBP) is that it’s a condition that causes symptoms in a person other than the one affected.
Living with a mental illness is hard. It can also be hard to love, show support, or live with someone who has a mental illness.
The words “mental illness” encompass a range of very different conditions with widely disparate symptoms, so there’s no one-size-fits-all guideline for the friends and family of people who have a mental illness. But there are some common experiences that many people have when trying to show support for someone who has a mental illness.