Hi there, I'm Jordan. I'm a mental health advocate and social worker who believes in the power of authentic mental health content.

I started The Mental Health Update to empower others with accessible, meaningful mental health information. Each issue contains helpful mental health articles and actionable strategies to improve your mental health.

I'm glad you're here.

Featured Posts on The Mental Health Update:

How to Improve Mental Health

To Escape a Bad Mood, Notice Something New

Stuck in a rut? Have a bad mood that just won't go away? Here's a strategy I use. I notice something new. It's a simple approach with powerful results.


Intense Self-Compassion For Energy Management

Your regular self-care isn't working. Maybe it's time for a more intense approach to self-compassion and energy management. This approach combines the two.


Having Hope: A Way to Find It for Great Mental Health

Hope is a crucial component of great mental health, but it's not always easy to find. It hardly ever is, actually Here's a beautiful approach you can use to find hope and restore your mental health.


How to Live Life in the Right Now: 3 Steps

It's tempting to escape to the past or present when life is terrible. But living in the right now is the only place where change happens. Here's how to do it.


How I Find Helpful Mental Health Information

When it comes to helpful mental health information, there's the technical info from medical sites, and there is personal information that can often be more helpful. This is how I find helpful information.