Need treatment? Find help or get online counseling right now!

Archives for May, 2016

Communication

Male Borderline Personality Disorder: What You Should Know

Photo Credit: Olichel

Do you or someone you know exhibit the following characteristics: frequent self-injurious behaviors (SIB), suicidal ideations or suicide attempts, frantic efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment, unstable and intense interpersonal relationships that include alternating between extremes of idealization and devaluation, identity disturbance, impulsivity (acting before thinking), chronic feelings of emptiness, and inappropriate and intense emotions that are sometimes disproportional to the trigger? Many of these characteristics make up...
Continue Reading

General

5 Reasons Why Strong Emotions Can Heal

Photo credit: Shivmirthyu

What has been your experience with suffering, pain, and sorrow? Did you sink under its pressure or become angry and fought back? Perhaps you did not come to the conclusion that you must fight back because the depression and the sorrow sucks every ounce of "fight back" you may have had. Believe it or not, if you feel this way that is because so many millions of other...
Continue Reading

General

6 Things Depression & Suicidal Thinking Can Make You Do

Photo Credit: RenaudPhoto

Do you have personal experience with depression? What about suicide? Do you (or someone you know) ever struggle with feeling overwhelmed by life's torrents and waves? Do you (or someone you know) struggle with feelings of guilt, lack of motivation, anhedonia (, not enjoying things once enjoyed), insomnia, poor eating habits, and rumination (, thinking of things repeatedly in a fashion that works against you...
Continue Reading

Advocacy

Understanding Suicide: 6 Questions to Ask

Photo Credit: Unsplash

Have you ever thought of suicide?

Have you ever considered what life might be like if you were not around anymore? What about having thoughts of dying after the loss of something important to you, such as a child, a spouse, a possession that meant a lot, or some kind of relationship that contributed positively to your life?

If so, that is absolutely okay, as many people have "flirted"...
Continue Reading