mental illness

Struggles All Catholics with ADHD Can Understand

October is ADHD awareness month. The neurobehavioral disorder, ADHD, is characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity and presents in either a predominately inattentive type (formerly known as ADD) or predominately hyperactive type (there is also a combined type). It was actually frustration with my inability to focus on prayer that drove me to finally seek …

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10 Things You Should NEVER Say To a Catholic With Mental Illness

In a given year, nearly one in four adults will be diagnosed with a mental disorder. These disorders can range from mild depression to severe schizophrenia. They can include bipolar disorder, PTSD, generalized anxiety, postpartum depression, and many more. Some can be treated with a combination of therapy and medication, some require lengthy periods of …

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