2022 California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (CBHA) Conference

There Is Hope

People with mental illness have long experienced prejudice and discrimination. To stigmatize someone is to regard them worthy of disgrace or great disapproval. For the individual who is struggling to maintain their overall health and wellness a stigma poses a barrier to them being a member of the...

Anxiety: The Rust of Life

People who constantly worry or complain about how anxious they are can become partially emotionally immobilized and have great difficulty negotiating their lives. Like rust on an iron pipe, it will erode the quality of our lives. Sigmund Freud called this impediment to growth an anxiety neurosis....