Why I Disappear at Christmas Events

With the holidays coming up I think it's really important to raise awareness of the struggles introverts, people with mental health issues or just anyone who feels overwhelmed by Christmas parties and events. *Written from the POV of a person who is both an introvert and struggles with mental illness. I'm Sad:┬áChristmas is a hard… Continue reading Why I Disappear at Christmas Events

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How to Support People With Mental Illness During The Christmas Season

Christmas, although a cheerful time, can be especially stressful for those struggling with mental illness. It's a time where there are numerous social expectations, alcohol (depressant) is easily accessible and may be part of family traditions, and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is at a high as the world feels terribly cold and dark. Loneliness during… Continue reading How to Support People With Mental Illness During The Christmas Season