Understanding Mental Health

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

Join Our Team! Olmeja Advocacy Services is Hiring!

Are you a compassionate and dedicated Mental Health Professional ready to make a meaningful impact in the lives of individuals in Richmond, VA, and its surrounding areas? Olmeja Advocacy Services is looking for talented individuals to join our team in providing comprehensive Mental Health Skill Building for adults, Intensive In-Home [...]

Attention Mental Health Professionals

Are you looking to advance your career in the mental health field? Olmeja Advocacy Services is looking to immediately fill 3 positions. We offer a friendly work environment with tremendous growth opportunities. Take a look at the three open positions, send us your resume and set up an interview. [...]

Olmeja Advocacy Services Virtual Job Fair

Olmeja Advocacy Services will be hosting a virtual job fair on Monday December 7 between the hours of 10 and 2. We offer a friendly work environment with tremendous growth opportunities. Interviews will be primarily conducted over the phone, but we will also be available for in-house interviews for [...]

Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

Courtesy The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) reports that there is a “definite connection between mental illness and the use of addictive substances” and that mental health disorder patients are responsible for the consumption of: 38 percent of alcohol 44 percent of cocaine 40 percent of cigarettes NBER also [...]

How Anxiety Affects Our Relationships

Mental health is not a stigma, it's a very serious problem. An even bigger problem is the high numbers of people who refuse to seek  professional help for mental health. There are many untreated mental health problems that can affect our relationships. One of these problems is anxiety. Let's explore [...]

Dealing with Anger

Courtesy Psychology Today. Years ago, a hulk of a man came to see me with a lump in his neck. He was as big as the lump was small, standing at least six and half feet tall with shoulders that seemed almost as broad. His lump, in contrast, was [...]

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