There are many harmful misconceptions about mental illness that can prevent someone from getting the care they need. At Banyan, we are dispelling these mental health myths and giving you the truth behind mental illness.
: Whether it is the loss of a loved one or a personal experience, many people have stories involving suicide. With September being National Suicide Prevention Month, now is the time to speak up and take a stand.
People with major depressive disorder struggle to find relief for these symptoms without help. Cognitive behavioral therapy for depression is a technique used often, but how effective is this type of talk therapy?
17-year-old Billie Eilish talks about anxiety, self-harm, body dysmorphia, and depression, in her recent interview for Rolling Stone. Billie Eilish’s mental health struggles show that anyone can deal with mental health disorders, but support is key in healing.
In May, it was reported that actor Kit Harrington, who portrayed Jon Snow in the blockbuster series Game of Thrones, entered rehab to treat stress and alcohol use problems. Banyan Mental Health explores the pressures and challenges for celebrities and mental health and how fame can be the worst thing for a healthy mind.
In 2007 she shaved her head and her erratic behavior was gawked at in every publication. In early 2019, Spears is open about her need for self-care and the public is proud of her choice to check into a mental health facility amid her father’s failing health. Here’s more on Spears and how the public’s perception regarding mental health has changed, and why it’s a good thing.