Category: Mental Health

In a few days, everyone will celebrate Father’s day. Everyone is on the hunt and ordering online on what to get their man and dads gifts. My son has...

Australian Rotary Health is one of the largest independent funders of mental health research within Australia, already having donated over $45 million dollars to fund critical research into mental health.  ...

To meditate successfully, it’s essential that your attention is diverted nowhere, you’re entirely focused, and you feel calm. Everything around you can influence how well your meditation sessions go,...

Trigger warning: postpartum depression, suicidal ideation I still remember the days (and nights) when the cries never stopped. The screams, echoing through our house for hours on end. The...

Scary Mommy and Rob Curran/Hannah Busing/Unsplash It’s 8:42 pm on a Thursday night and I can’t stop crying. Entire body shaking, snot dripping out of the nose crying. I...

It was New Year’s Eve when I was sitting in a patient intake room at a mental health treatment facility and my boobs were leaking through my shirt. As...

I have an anxiety disorder. Generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD, to be specific. That means that before I was properly medicated, I would just … freak out. About everything. Little...

It is not easy to ask for help when you’re struggling to cope with the changes a new baby brings. It can be hard to work out if your...

Scary Mommy and Felipe Bustillo/Unsplash Anxiety has a way of ruining good things that happen to me. Even when I’m happy, it comes creeping on me like dark overcast...

Having been sober for four years, I now see how strongly my heroin addiction affected my mother. Between the nights without sleep, the phone calls that nearly killed her,...