Hi there, I'm Jordan Brown. 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 Mental Health Articles On The Mental Health Update:

Improve Your Mood With 1 Simple Journaling Habit for Mental Health

I've always found it difficult to keep a dedicated journaling practice, but this feels different. I've learned so much already, and I plan to keep this up for as long as I can.


Prepare for the Worst With This Ancient Technique - Premeditatio Malorum

Your friend dies. You suddenly become very ill. You lost your wallet and keys. All terrible events in their own right. But what do you actually do when the unexpected happens?


The Only 3 Things You Need to Know to Focus On Yourself

Any one of these reasons will change your life, but combine all three and you will be unstoppable.


A Super Simple Technique When You Can't Think Straight

Getting to the root of something is what you need to do whenever you can't think straight. One of my absolute favorite methods to do this is something that children do ALL OF THE TIME.


Fear of Disappointing Others (3 Critical Reminders)

Are you scared of disappointing people? Do you feel like you're letting others down? Then you have to remember 3 things.