Mental Health is NOT Mental Illness. Why We Need to Get Clear on the Difference

What is the difference between Mental Health and Mental Illness? The growth of mental health awareness over the past 5-10 years is encouraging. Campaigns such as Bell Let’s Talk and the efforts of many people are commendable. Today it seems…

Finding Comfort in The Gray Area of Mental Health Diagnosis

When I entered recovery and sobered up, many of the suggestions I received were to avoid getting 'diagnosed' until I had a little recovery under my belt. The general recommendation was one year. That varies from person to person. During this…