Recovery isn't about getting back to how you were before, it's about building something new  Anonymous

8 coping tips for family and friends supporting people with mental illness - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity

Quote on mental health: My dark days made me strong. Or maybe I already was strong, and they made me prove it - Emery Lord.

Quote on mental health: My dark days made me strong. Or maybe I already was strong, and they made me prove it - Emery Lord.

The promise and limits of ‘mental health first aid’ - Ideas - The Boston Globe

The promise and limits of ‘mental health first aid’

mental health day playlist | self care | relaxation | de-stress | music for stress relief

A Mental Health Day Playlist

A mental health day playlist. A playlist full of songs for self care, relaxation, and de-stressing.

#9: Mental Health America is a website that offers mental health information regarding PTSD.  This website discusses symptoms of PTSD, treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy and exposure therapy, medication, support groups, relaxation, excise, and keeping a journal.

Mental Health America of San Diego County is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders and achieving victory over mental illnesses through advocacy, education, research and service.

Mental Health Awareness Week is October 6-12! Learn about our mini conference on our website at

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Join us on Your Blueprint for LIFE for conversation on everything from depression to menopause.

Tumblr is life.'s photo.

I seriously can't relate enough to this one. One of the early signs of anxiety for me when I was growing up

Bloom by Anna Schuleit at the Massachusetts Mental Health Centre

Open Post: Getting my teenager on

28000 potted flowers installed at the Massachusetts mental health center prior to its destruction ( Anna Schuleit)

Because everyone needs a cause and this mine... Mental illness is a serious medical illness that affects one in four families.  NAMI's support and public education efforts are focused on educating America about mental illness, offering resources to those in need and insisting that mental illness become a high national priority.

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

BLOOM. After 91 years in operation, the Massachusetts Mental Health Center closed its doors in 2003, but before this happened, artist Anna Schuleit gave the old building a proper send-off.  For her site-specific installation Schuleit filled the MMHC's four floors with 28,000 flowers. Addressing the lack of flowers in psychiatric hospitals, Schuleit and her team of volunteers made up for the building's lackluster aesthetic history by filling the space wall-to-wall with vivid flora.

28,000 Flowers Brighten Up Mental Health Center



I have a whole notebook full of things and pictures that make me happy. When I'm feeling really low I pick a page at random and read it then I spend the day appreciating those things. Works every time.

Recognizing the signs of childhood trauma disorders can be tricky, mental health can be hard to pinpoint. Learn the signs of childhood trauma issues to determine if you need professional help and have the tools you need to advocate for your child.

Recognizing the signs of childhood trauma disorders