Personal Stories and Opinion

We Are Farmers: Inspiration to Keep Fighting The Stigma

The Gemara (Taanis 23b) tells a story about an old man working the field. As he labored away, someone came ...
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Normalizing Symptoms, Minimizing Stigma

25% Can Feel What 18% Have As I wait in line at the grocery store, I notice a tickling feeling ...
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Mental Illness on TV

Sensitivity and political correctness have dominated this generation. One may think that this prevents the discussion of sensitive and important ...
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Carrying The Yolk of Your Friend

When I was young, I was selfish, narcissistic even. I thought the world revolved around me. Yet, within that self-centered ...
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The 4 Questions You’ve Never Heard

Why is mental illness different from all other illnesses? Support 1) For with all other illnesses, when you hear someone ...
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Fake News Can Cause Real Stigma

At the forefront of today's debate-happy society is the question of what constitutes fake news and which culprits are relaying ...
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Editorial: Secrecy Kills

As a society, we have an initiative in which we try to remove killers. One way we achieve this is ...
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Eight Highly Accomplished Individuals Who Live With Mental Illness and Fight The Stigma

A huge part of the stigma surrounding mental illnesses involves the notion that a person living with a mental illness will be ...
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If You DON’T Have a Mental Illness, It is Critical That You Read This Article

I am about to tell you why you should NOT care at all about mental illness. Yes, you read that ...
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Time to reframe how we view mental illness

Our dreams for our children Every parent has hopes, dreams, and aspirations for their child. On the most basic level, ...
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Making A Difference Together

I’ll tell you a secret: My real name is not Bruce Wayne. I’m not a billionaire who lives in a ...
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We Are All Responsible: Break The Silence On Mental Illness

Therapy therapy therapy therapy therapy. I am an Orthodox Jew who goes to therapy. Maybe if I keep repeating the ...
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Inspiration and Vision for Starting Refuat Hanefesh

"Let's face it. The secret is out. We have a problem." ― Abraham Twerski Welcome to RefuatHanafesh! This website is ...
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