Don’t Sweep Anxiety Under the Rug

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Learn More: There are 600 outpatient mental health facilities available in the country. However, there are no facilities exclusively for children and adolescents.  – WHO, Viet Nam Office, Report Feelings of guilt, shame, and weakness inhibit the Vietnamese from admitting mental health problems and delay treatment. Individuals, for their part, avoid openness with personal difficulties, and […]

High School Bullying & Suicide: How to Protect Your Child

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Parents! For more information about bullying, Ambra encourages you to read DrugRehab.com’s guide: Bullying & Substance Abuse: Who it Affects & Why. “Art installation on Mental Illness” the advertisement read. The event was to take place at my niece’s high school, so even though we didn’t know exactly what “installation” meant or who the artist […]

Good News for Stigma Fighters

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The statistics are grim: 350 million people worldwide currently live with some form of depression. More than 50% (in many countries, more than 90%) do not receive treatment (WHO) Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the US age 18 and older 70% do not receive treatment (NAMI) One in four college students has a diagnosable […]