GAD, conventionally known as ‘Generalized Anxiety Disorder’ affects a measured 3 million people in the U.S alone each year. Women are conclusively more likely to suffer from this form of mental illness than men. GAD is often accompanied by other co-occurring mental illnesses such as other anxiety disorders, depression, and/or substance abuse, making it highly unlikely to just occur alone. Generalized Anxiety Disorder is characterized by persistence, uncontrollable excessive w
It’s hard for me to write this. It’s hard for me to find words to accurately describe and depict what this world is like now that you’re gone. What it was like the day we found out. I know it probably seems weird. It’s weird that I would be the one to write this. I mean after all, I never met him. So how could I miss him? I don’t have an answer to that but I can tell you this: oh, how I miss him. And if I miss him, it’s hard to fathom how much his family and friends miss him.
Whenever there is a shooting, people decide they want to talk about mental health. I woke up this morning to the news about the shooting in Vegas and read hundreds of comments about how it’s the fault of mentally ill people. The news stories I read didn’t even release the name of the man who committed the horrible crime before people became mental health experts and diagnosed him as depressed. Some people wrote statuses about guns in the hands of “crazy” people and used this