21 posts from month 11/2017

How to Deal With Depression During the Holidays

Fletcher Johnson with San Francisco Suicide Depression talks about how to deal with depression during the holidays. He also discusses how you can deal with a loved one who gets depressed. Click Here for Video

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Canada: It’s time to educate youth about mental health

Introducing early and legitimate education on mental health to young Canadians is vital. Not only would putting resources into education on mental health help to de-stigmatize it, but this shift could also prepare students who may end up dealing with it themselves. Click Here to Read Entire Article

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Parents Depression Can Funnel Down To Kids

Fathers who show signs of depression may be more likely to have kids who show signs of depression, especially in their teen years, according to a new study in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Read Entire Article Here 

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If a Friend With Depression Is Isolating Herself, Here Are 7 Things You Can Do to Help

When your friend is depressed and retreating from life, how do you draw her out of her shell without nudging her into an uncomfortable situation? It’s important to recognize that depression is extremely common and, like any illness, deserves your compassion. One in six people will experience depression sometime in his or her life, according to the American Psychiatric Association. Read Entire Article Here 

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Depression Is A Serious Mental Illness Made Worse By Society’s Expectations

Everyone wants to stay healthy. When I say healthy, I mean it in all the ways. Yes, mental health is also included in the ‘healthy’ category. When I say this, I can imagine a lot of people saying “Is it really that important?” But let me tell you, if a ‘regular’ illness can end a life, do you know what mental illness does? It does the same. There’s a slight difference though. People often end up taking their own lives by committing suicide. Read Entire Article Here

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How Are You Living? Motivation for Those with Depression and Anxiety

I wanted to share some thoughts with you on they way we must live every single day, and how to create the right mindset in order to properly manage depression and anxiety, and be able to look at the future with hope. I hope this video will help you in some way if you are currently struggling.

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Timbaland Opens Up About Depression and Drug Addiction

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Timbaland spoke about how his position in hip hop and music in general had played a role in his battle with depression and drugs. Click Here to Read Entire Article 

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Overcoming Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace with New Digital Technologies

For HR professionals who care about employees’ mental well-being in the workplace, the proliferation of mobile devices, digital distractions, and social media channels are truly the proverbial double-edged sword. Consider that the same technologies that facilitate cyber-bullying, online fat-shaming, YouTube videos with how-to advice on recreational drug use and even websites that encourage suicide and disordered eating behaviors, can also form the core of a company’s support online for ...

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How Light Therapy May Improve Depression Symptoms on Bipolar Patients

Psychiatrists at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern picked up on recent research that found bright light can sweeten the mood in people showing symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. Read Entire Article Here

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Australia: Supporting A Child That is Thinking Of Suicide

This is a great page from Australia's Kids Help Line that will help any parent support their child if they have been contemplating suicide. Click Here to Read

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