Talking about mental health issues is often considered taboo — which usually results in the person feeling isolated. But, the reality is that nearly one in five adults in the United States has a mental illness. Speaking about these conditions is essential to establish healthy relationships, as well as to obtain proper treatment. Since bringing up the […]
Physical ailments are easy to recognize. Something hurts, you get treatment. Sometimes, it may take longer to identify, since certain illnesses have no symptoms until they’re at their latest stages. But once recognized, people tend to mobilize to look for ways to heal in a best-case scenario, or alleviate symptoms in a worst-case one. But […]
Receiving an HIV positive diagnosis can be gut-wrenching. It comes with an avalanche of emotions and questions. How can this be possible? How do I tell my family? Am I going to die soon? Due to the nature of the disease and the stigma associated with it, HIV can have dire consequences on a person’s […]
October is National Depression Awareness Month. Depression is highly treatable, but it has to be identified first. St. Hope Foundation’s Kailynn Sylvern shares.