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 Your Mindset

Holistic Thinking - How to Manage Panic and Anxiety

Can an event or situation be immediately bad? Or can the process be stopped? Holistic thinking is a way to stave off bad feelings. Because what matters more than the event itself is how we respond to it.


Realism vs Pessimism: A Tweet That Shows the Difference

Sometimes realism looks like pessimism. This tweet and discussion show what that looks like.


What to Do When You Feel Nothing is Working

Do you feel like nothing is working? Like everything you do comes up short? It's not your fault. We'll show you how to change your brain and get out of this negative thought pattern.


Why You Should Choose the Harder Path

Why would anyone choose the harder path? Because the easier path often has unintended consequences. Here's how to determine which path is right for you.


Don't Adopt a Fixer Mindset--Here's Why

Are you a fixer? You may think it's the best approach, but there are some things you first need to consider. The fixer mindset has some major drawbacks.