Personal Stories and Opinion

A Letter To My Family and Community About Mental Illness and Isolation

Author's Note: I’m a single girl in my mid-twenties struggling with mental illness. I’ve struggled with mental illness nearly all ...
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Thanksgiving: How To Say Thank You (When You Just Don’t Feel You Have Anything to Say Thank You For)?

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and for some, it is synonymous with an enjoyable time spent among family and close ...
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Creative Contest Winner: The Power of Sharing

The following piece was selected as one of the winners of this year's Refuat Hanefesh Creative Expression Contest. Age group: ...
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The Addiction Relationship Effect

Alcoholism, drug abuse, and extramarital affairs often go hand in hand. Any of these in themselves is a good reason ...
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Dating with a Mental Illness

For those with a mental illness, dating and relationship building can present some unusual circumstances requiring proper navigation. From one ...
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Chanukah Guilt… I mean Gelt: Navigating Chanukah Parties using Emotionally Focused Therapy

For many, the holiday season is the most difficult time of the year. In fact, because so many people have ...
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