ADHD vs. Autism: Understanding the Key Differences Between These Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Introduction ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are neurodevelopmental disorders that can impact various aspects of an individual's life. However, despite some overlap in their symptoms, these conditions have distinct characteristics that set them apart. This blog post will delve into the key differences between ADHD [...]

Is Autism a Mental Illness? Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

Introduction The common misconception is that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a mental illness. In reality, autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder distinct from mental illnesses like depression or anxiety. In this blog post, we will explore the world of autism, its symptoms, and its impact on an individual's life. We [...]

Navigating Friendship When Your Friend’s Mental Health Affects You

Introduction We all value our friendships, which provide us with emotional support, laughter, and shared experiences. However, sometimes we find ourselves in situations where a friend's mental health struggles affect our well-being. This delicate balance of offering support while also protecting ourselves can be challenging. In this blog post, we'll [...]

Communication – What We Hear vs What They Mean

After seeing some posts on social media recently about things you wouldn't say to somebody with depression or suicide ideation, it brought up another topic for me that I find to be relevant. That topic is the regular miscommunications that patients often experience when talking with their doctors/therapists. Allow me [...]


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