Featured Resource: Sangu Delle

"Come down with pneumonia, and your mother will rush you to the nearest hospital for medical treatment. But dare to declare depression, and your local pastor will be driving out demons and blaming witches in your village...so deep is our fear of being the madman." Entrepreneur, clean-water activist, author, and sharply dressed man, Sangu Delle presented a wonderful…

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Featured Resource: DrugRehab.com

Mental illness and substance abuse can, at times, be so intertwined that it is difficult to identify which came first. It’s the age-old chicken-and-egg debate. Think of the relationship between the two as comparable to a hole and shovel. A man can be genetically predisposed to mental illness, starting in a hole of difficulty with…

Featured Resource: HeadsUpGuys

Guys, pick up your heads from the darkness of depression, and lean into the light of your computer screen. Please, check out HeadsUpGuys.org. Of all the resources I’ve come across for men experiencing mental illness (as a man experiencing mental illness), Canadian-based website, HeadsUpGuys, is an absolute favorite. It is sleek, easy to navigate, relatable,…

Featured Resource: TEDTalk, Elizabeth Gilbert

Anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts are common in the world of left-brainers, and so often, they plague the artist. Vincent Van Gogh, Ernest Hemingway, Kurt Cobain, Robin Williams all were geniuses in their respective arts, and yet darkness consumed each of them as they became victims by their own hands. It’s no wonder our culture associates…

Featured Resource: What’sMyM3

What'sMyM3 (Web, iOS, Android) Doubtful of my own results, I asked my friend to take the test as well. He got an 18. I got a 78. What'sMyM3 is an app/website that offers a thirty question self-exam helping to identify and track mental health issues like anxiety, depression, PTSD, and bipolar disorder. It is simple…

Featured Resource: Jimmy Kimmel Gets Real

“Sorry to come in a bit under the weather,” I heard the male patient explain to the front desk. I felt his deep voice vibrate the walls of the waiting room as he continued, “I didn’t want to come to the doctor sick and all.” Excuse me? I thought. The rest of the conversation whispered…

Featured Resource: SuperBetter

SuperBetter (Website, iOS, Android) When 9-year old Girl Scout, Mary Previte was captured from her school in China to be imprisoned at a Japanese run concentration camp, she likely didn’t expect to play many games. Yet thanks to the ingenuity, resilience, and kindness of the teachers who were captured with her, that is exactly what…