10 Mental Health Pick-Me-Ups

Feeling overwhelmed? Research shows that there are a number of simple things you can do for quick doses of stress-relieving happiness. Call someone far away that you’d like to hear from. A British study found that regular contact with 10 or more friends significantly increases happiness and even lengthens life! Reach out to a good friend you …

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Managing a Mental Illness in College

For most students, stress is a constant of the college experience. Being away from home and family, living with roommates, facing tougher classes, and balancing a heavy work load with a social life can lead many students to feel overwhelmed. For the 1 in 5 students living with a mental health condition, these stressors prove …

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How to Spot Depression in Your Child

A new report shows that 1 in 9 adolescents aged 12-17 years have experienced major depression. There’s a lot of turmoil and uncertainty in the teenage years so it’s not always easy to differentiate between depression and normal growing pains. Know that depression isn’t run of the mill moodiness. There’s no single cause of adolescent …

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Celebrity Series Part 2: JK Rowling

JK Rowling has gained global fame as the author of the popular Harry Potter series. What many don’t know is that Rowling wrote those books in a time of her life she called “rock bottom.” This was a time where she was coping with the volatile divorce of her first husband, was penniless and severely …

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Celebrity Series Part: “The Rock”

Celebrities are normal people too, and some even have mental health issues. In this video, Dwayne Johnson, also known as “The Rock” discusses the struggle he has had with depression throughout his life. The feeling of being alone is not forever, and having faith and holding on to the positive things got him through his …

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A comic discusses his experience with Depression

Discussing depression with loved ones can be tough for anyone. Writer, comic and mental health activist Kevin Breel speaks up about depression and the night that saved his life in this TED talk.

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Major Depression Myths Debunked

Major depression is a metal condition that can be treated by using the right treatment methods, making the right lifestyle changes, and having support. This condition is one of the most common mental health problems within the U.S. Although the majority of people dealing with major depression respond to treatment within 6 weeks, most of …

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Depression Screening & Treatment

              Do you think you might have depression? Have you noticed any signs that are related with those of depression? You may want to think about visiting your doctor and getting a diagnosis. Before visiting your doctor, there are there are a few thing you should know and be …

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“Moving On” is Harder for People with Depression, Study Says

  People with depression may have a harder time getting past social rejection, a recent study finds. PET scans of depressed people’s brains showed that the distress of rejection lasted longer for them than for healthy people. “Every day we experience positive and negative social interactions. Our findings suggest that a depressed person’s ability to …

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