Nov 16, 2017
The bogeyman is using the term mental health as a reason for not doing something. The bogeyman is unspoken until the fear is so great the term is used and then dropped like a rock.
In this episode, a look at the military drafting people with
mental conditions and a definition of mental health, mental illness
and mental disorder.
If it is getting too heavy lay down that brick and make the call, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.
You still can contribute to Movember and if you or a friend need
access to health care go to
Article in Stars and Strips regarding the mental health waivers for people with certain mental health conditions to be able to join the Army.
White Noise Generator from Relaxio for Android and iOS devices.
The World Health Organization Fact Sheet on Mental Disorders.
National Alliance on Mental Health page about Mental Health Conditions.
The Mayo Clinic also has a tutorial on Mental Illness with a list of symptoms to help you evaluate if you think you have a problem.
Links to other sites are provided for information purposes only and do not constitute endorsements.
Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.
This blog and podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.