- Systemic Failure of American Healthcare Part II: A System Not Set Up for Mental Health
- Systemic Failure of American Healthcare: Part I
- Denial Part II: Destructive Denial
- Denial: The Costs of Avoiding Reality
- Self Care Part II: 7 Steps You Can Take to Improve Mental Health
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Systemic Failure of American Healthcare Part II: A System Not Set Up for Mental Health
A perfect storm collapsed our healthcare system as a whole, including mental health. Where are we going wrong? And how can we make it right?
Systemic Failure of American Healthcare: Part I
Our healthcare gap is widening. It’s been under construction for nearly a century. So why is it so much worse? I am a mental health care provider, and here’s my experience.
Denial Part II: Destructive Denial
In Denial Part I: The Cost of Avoiding Reality, I discussed what healthy and unhealthy denial is and explored the reasons why unhealthy denial develops. We also talked about the role and contribution of shame contributing to unhealthy denial. In this segment, we want to further explore how unhealthy denial becomes harmful to self and others.
Denial: The Costs of Avoiding Reality
Do you get irritated when you are faced with facts that conflict with your agenda? Are you in disbelief in situations, relationships, or your condition? If you are offended when people give you negative feedback about your behavior, or speak their truth, you may be living in denial.
Self Care Part II: 7 Steps You Can Take to Improve Mental Health
When considering self-care actions, keep in mind this is a holistic concept. Do you enjoy life? Are you more overwhelmed..