How to Support Someone Who is Grieving

How to Support Someone Who is Grieving

Losing a loved one is an intensely personal and emotional experience, and everyone handles grief differently. It can be difficult to know how to support someone who is bereaved, especially if you don’t know what to say or do. However, with a little empathy and...
What Makes a Good Peer Support Specialist?

What Makes a Good Peer Support Specialist?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimated that there were around 126,700 community health workers in the United States in 2021. Among this number are peer support specialists who feel a sense of fulfillment by improving the lives of others. If you’re a mental...
Commentary Corner: The French Dispatch

Commentary Corner: The French Dispatch

It’s no secret that numerous movies have poorly portrayed mental illnesses and their negative side effects. Although representation of mental illnesses and substance use has improved in recent years, that still cannot excuse the many movies and television...