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Finding the Right Medication for Each Individual – CureTalk Mental Health Panel on May 14th

Yesterday afternoon I participated in my first mental health call-in talk show with Priya Menon from CureTalk, Dr. Kamran Fallahpour, Jennifer Robinson, and Erin King Reitz. This was such a great experience for me and I was very nervous! Everything went well, however, and I hope that the listeners found Dr. Fallahpour’s information helpful. I

Spirituality, Religion & Mental Health

I follow PsychCentral on Twitter and I noticed a Tweet yesterday with a link to an article titled Spirituality and Mental Health. The title sparked my interest because I practice Buddhism and consider myself a spiritual person. I also rely considerably on my Buddhist practice to help support my mental health. I read the PsychCentral article which

Are We Over-Diagnosed?

While I believe it is healthy and healing to identify an individual’s mental health issues, primarily to help the person and his or her loved ones manage the illness and live life more fully, I also think society has a tendency to over-diagnose people and arbitrarily slap labels on individuals who may not be suffering