on various mental health issues.
The Truth About OCD
Many people believe that having OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) means being incredibly concerned about being organized or having every detail correct. Everyone has seen that person who has exclaimed “I’m so OCD!” after organizing their closet according to color or fixing that one item that was out of place. However, this can be incredibly harmful to those who actually have OCD as this is not really what those with OCD have to endure every day. What is OCD? According to
The Need for Sleep
Sleep is an Important part of life. Getting enough sleep at night is a struggle for teenagers and adolescents. Believe me, I know. There have definitely been many nights when I have stayed up way later than I should have been and ended up really paying for it the next day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2015, 6 out of 10 middle school students were getting less than nine hours of sleep on school
Common Mental Health Misconceptions
People often call themselves OCD after maybe cleaning up their room or decorating a Christmas tree in a certain way. However, having Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is more extreme and disruptive, so it is important to shed a light on what the disorder actually entails. 1. Misconception: If you suffer from mental health problems, you are alone. Truth: Many people go through mental health issues. According to MentalHealth.gov, in 2020, around one in five American adults had a mental health issue,
What are Anxiety Disorders? Feeling anxiety sometimes is normal and something that everyone experiences. For instance, if you are going to be giving a presentation to your classmates at school or if you are going to be performing in front of a large audience in a talent show, you may feel nervous and stressed leading up to the event. Anxiety can even be a good thing since it can indicate danger and make sure we stay alert in order to