Signs & Treatment For Substance Abuse/Addiction

According to research around 1 in 20 Australians has an addiction or substance abuse problem which is a major cause of mental illness. By far the most common connection between addiction and mental illness is self-medication. Often people use alcohol, drugs, and food as a way of dealing with their trauma and symptoms that they…

Why Taking Care of Your Mental Health Is Important

We often forget why taking care of our mental health is essential. I get it, you're busy trying to find your place in the world, or you've found it and don't know what to do next, so you dive into your work and don't come up for air. This article is to remind you to…

The Perfect Combo; Mental Health & Self-Care!

Learning to look after yourself from the inside-out can only have positive effects on your mental health. Doing things that make you feel good and helps clear the mind are very important in building up good mental health. In this article, I'll share with you the benefits of psychological self-care, how to practice self-care, and…

Improving Our Self-Esteem

Becoming mentally healthy is easier said than done for most people. It takes a lot of time and dedication to self-care, time people don't seem to have. Here I will share some tips that aren't time consuming and doable for everyone. Like many, I sometimes struggle with my self-confidence and esteem especially when my acne…

6 Tips For Seeking Mental Health Support

Sometimes seeking help for mental health issues is easier said than done. You can want the help but seeking it is the hardest part, why? Because you have to admit to yourself something is wrong and that you need help. In this article I’m going to take you through the when/where/why/how of seeking help and…

What It Means To Be Mentally Healthy

Before doing some research for the new series “Mental Health Monday”, I hadn’t heard the term “mentally healthy” even throughout all my years of study mental health has never be coined that. So, I began to do more research on what it means to be mentally healthy out of pure curiosity. According to research being…