Low Self-Esteem and How it Connects to Mental Illness – Health Article

As a society, we suffer from low self-esteem. A lot. The entertainment media assaults us with beautiful faces and perfect bodies, making millions feel inadequate or even ashamed. We have school children who feel that anything less than straight A’s is failure. For people living with mental illness, the impact of low self-esteem is even worse. Listen to hear how.   “Physical health is extremely important in mental health.”– Michelle “All mental health is physical health!”– Gabe   Highlights From…

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Meet the Schizophrenic Stunt Girl and YouTuber – Health Article

Rachel Star Withers is a speaker, YouTuber, and lives with schizophrenia. She is also a professional stunt woman and tends to describe herself as a “schizo stunt girl.”     In this episode, Rachel tells us a little of her history with the disease and details how she first started in mental illness activism.  Originally meant to just help other people with schizophrenia know that they were not alone, her YouTube channel, RachelStarLive, has become the longest existing chronicle of…

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Police Officers and Mental Illness – Health Article

Everyone is subject to interacting with police – whether one has a mental illness or not. The police, of course, are there to keep us safe and enforce the rule of law. However, when you live with mental illness, police have another function: first responder. In this episode, Gabe & Michelle discuss how people living with mental illness feel about the role of police in our care. Listen Now! “People believe police go through all of this training to help…

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What is Schizophrenia? – Health Article

  What is schizophrenia? From pop culture’s view to Rachel Star Withers, a diagnosed schizophrenic, view of herself to a leading mental health doctor and professor’s view. What are the actual symptoms? What is the difference between a hallucination and delusion? What is it like to experience one? How do you manage it? How is social media changing the way it is viewed? In this first episode of Inside Schizophrenia, Rachel and co-host Gabe Howard with special guest Dr. Ali…

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Schizophrenia Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment – Health Education Article

Are you hearing voices even when you are all alone? Are your thoughts out of your control? Do you think your reality is distorted? If Yes, this is a cause of concern. There is a chance that you may be schizophrenic. In this article, we shall be discussing – schizophrenia meaning, schizophrenia symptoms, types, causes, and treatment. Crazy, mad, insane- these are the names which misrepresent those who suffer from mental illnesses. If you are diagnosed with cancer or some…

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Podcast: Depression, Bipolar, Schizophrenia, and Valentine’s Day – Health Article

 Valentine’s Day comes but once a year and is experienced in different ways depending on your age, gender, or whether or not you are in a relationship. Not surprisingly, mental health status plays a role in the way this holiday is experienced, as well. Listen in as our hosts play the ever-popular Two Truths and a Lie to describe all they went through being depressed while dating. SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW “You don’t tell a girl, ‘Don’t take that pill.’”…

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