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Life-Altering: Five Things to Know About the Impact of Serious Mental Illnesses

Mental illnesses are a diverse group of conditions that affect the brain—and in turn, the rest of the body—in numerous and varied ways. Just as diseases of other types differ in severity and in the ...

The Beginnings of the Well Community

The Well Community is celebrating its 20th year of service to our neighbors who live with chronic and major mental health conditions. In this video, Founder Joel Pulis shares about the beginnings of the Well.

A Matter of Justice: Why Mental Health is Everyone’s Issue

Mental health is often viewed as something that impacts individuals. But mental illnesses and the stigma surrounding them don't exist in a vacuum. Numerous societal factors color the experience of those living with mental health ...

Dual Diagnosis: A Compounding Challenge

image from Unsplash Walter* came to The Well ready to be honest about his struggles. When he showed up for the first time, he told Well Community staff that he was coming off of methamphetamines ...

Six Must-Know Facts about Suicide Causes and Prevention

Suicide is often considered a taboo topic. But, the facts about it are too important to keep quiet. According the the American Foundation for Suicide prevention, 3,891 Texans lost their lives to suicide in 2019.[1] ...

An Interconnected Challenge: Physical Health in the Shadow of Mental Illness

Mental health challenges impact far more than the brain. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), individuals living with a serious mental illness have an increased risk for chronic disease—in some cases, a ...
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