People with Mental Illness Can Work

By Katherine Ponte, BA, JD, MBA, NYCPS-P, CPRP | Oct. 21, 2019
"Stigma says to people with mental illness that we’re not ambitious, motivated, intelligent or able. It says we’re unable to handle stress, too sick and even potentially dangerous. However, these are all myths, and the common belief that people with mental illness cannot work, is a myth." 
 

Clarifying the Nature of Psychiatric Diagnoses

By Jordan Parks | Oct. 18, 2019
"We must be precise, united and bold in standing for the unique nature of each individual. We have to stop perpetuating the myth that a psychiatric diagnosis is simultaneously an identity statement, a case study and a personality profile."

Mental Health Conditions Seen in Childhood

By Kristen Fuller, M.D. | Oct. 09, 2019
While many people believe the myth that "kids can't be diagnosed with a mental health condition," the reality is that one in every six youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health condition each year. 

Six Myths and Facts about Mental Illness

By Sky Lea Ross | Oct. 01, 2019
There is a lot of misinformation surrounding mental illness still present within our society. Here are some of the common myths people make about mental illness and the accompanying facts.