Day: April 12, 2022

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The Mental Health of Cancel Culture

Therapy is aided self-reflection and self-improvement. However, as psychologist Maggie Mulqueen opines, cancel culture is increasingly harmful towards mental health, and even encroaching upon the haven of the therapist’s couch. Social media’s mob mentality and hostility towards even the slightest indication of an unpopular opinion often create anxiety and conflict within a person. For example, the […]

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Is Mental Illness Related to Gun Violence?

No, explains Butte County Behavioral Health Director Scott Kennelly. Only 3-5% of mass shooters have a mental illness. Yet, when politics fails us, people often turn to the wielder of the gun rather than the gun itself. It is easy to categorize mass shooters as mentally ill, as if they have a disease that makes them […]

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