Tag Archives: Mental Illness

Superheroes and Supervillains with Mental Disorders

October 30th, 2019
Whether it’s in a comic book or a movie, most everyone has seen a superhero. Superheroes are different from the rest of us. For example: The Flash is faster than the speed of light, Superman can fly, and Spiderman can shoot webs. People look at superheroes and see greatness and perfection. In a sense, though, superheroes are just like everyone else. They suffer from some of the same problems many people do. One such problem is mental illness. Take Superman,…

Minding Mental Health

May 1st, 2018
May is a great month. Spring’s in full bloom (which isn’t entirely GOOD news for those of us with allergies), and it’s time to celebrate our very special Moms. There’s another tradition we celebrate in May. Having been deemed Mental Health Month it is the time we become more aware of mental health and mental illness. Mental illness is a big issue, and there’s still a lot of misinformation about it swirling in the air. For starters, the American Psychiatric…