Employees are not required to disclose mental health issues but it may be in your benefit to consider doing so. You may be hesitant to notify your employer about a mental health condition because you are concerned about confidentiality or how you will be treated. However, if you have a mental health problem that qualifies … Continue reading Telling employers about mental illness
Once you decide you would like to get therapy, you have to go through the process of finding the therapist that is right for you. This can be a daunting task so I have compiled a list of things that could help you narrow down your options and get the most out of therapy. Decide … Continue reading How to Choose a Therapist
Learn about their diagnosis. Every mental illness is different so every person needs a different approach. It can be very affirming when your loved ones take the time to learn about your diagnosis and the way in which it effects you. Having a better understanding of your loved one will help you make sense of … Continue reading How to help Someone with Mental Illness
Fluoxetine, also known by trade names Prozac and Sarafem, among others, is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor class. It is used for the treatment of major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, panic disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. The recommended dose for adults is: The usual dose of fluoxetine is 20mg a … Continue reading What is Fluoxetine?