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How to Support Someone with Mental Illness

1 in 5 of us lives with a mental illness. This means every one of us has a family member or loved one affected by mental illness. Like any other health problem, someone with a mental illness needs all of your love and support. Many people often ask, “How do I know when to help?” Some signs that a friend or family member may have a mental illness and could need your help are: Click to read more. 

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Every Day Mental Health Tips

When we talk about mental health we are talking about “a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being.” Our mental health influences how we think, feel, and behave in daily life. It also affects our ability to handle stress, face and overcome challenges, maintain and build relationships, and recover from difficulties and setbacks.

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$10,000 Raised and New Lessons Learned: Mental Health Awareness Month 2019

For the team at Gravity – and for me personally – mental health and wellness is always top of mind. It’s core to what we do and the products we develop. It is, at the end of the day, our reason for being. Over the 31 days of May, Gravity engaged with thousands of customers, hundreds of social media followers, and numerous mental health professionals. Our May matching program ended with us donating over $10,000 to the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation – a non-profit organization dedicated to funding research around the role the brain plays in mental illness. A few members from the team got to hang out with Elvis Duran from z100 to present the check, which was...

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