Month: May 2022

Real Men Don’t Cry

by Elyssa Lee, MSW, LCSWA Although it has decreased in recent years, there is still a negative stigma attached to mental health that is all too prevalent in society. An outdated viewpoint based on misunderstanding, mental health concerns are often still viewed as personal weakness or character flaws of those who are experiencing them. There is a common […]

Do Words Really Hurt?

by Elyssa Lee, MSW, LCSWA You may be familiar with the old adage: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” Although widely popular and commonly used as a defense against insulting words, this phrase is not necessarily true. The truth is, words DO hurt. Many scientific studies have shown […]