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Managing Holiday Stress

    Coping with Depression Holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration, but for many people they are anything but. Learn about statistics and how to cope. Written by Michael Kerr Medically Reviewed by George Krucik, MD   Holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration, but for […]

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  by Pete Earley “Why won’t you just take your medication? I take pills for my cholesterol every night and its no big deal?” “Every psychiatrist we’ve seen has said you have a mental illness. Why won’t you accept it? Why would the doctors tell you that you’re sick, if it weren’t true?” “Let’s look […]

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Ketamine Restores Ability to Experience Pleasure in Depressed Patients Within Minutes By Douglas Main Filed: 10/21/14 at 5:40 PM Ketamine Psychonaught / Wikimedia Commons         Filed Under: Tech & Science, Drugs, Depression, Health and Medicine There are many faces to depression: sadness, hopelessness, trouble sleeping, lack of motivation, an inability to experience […]

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  The After period of FBC (f-bomb breast cancer for new readers) presents its own unique set of challenges. The anxiety and depression that sneaked in AFTER my breast cancer treatment was a real shocker. Once I was done with treatment, I thought I was done. However, yet again, FBC laughed right in my face! The […]

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My sister's letter...... I am a pathological liar. I lie to everyone around me. I say I have friends, that I am busy, happy, nice, smart. The person I lie to the most is me. I tell myself that I'm worth something and that I prefer not to have anyone who likes me. Everyone leaves […]

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  By Susan Antilla updated 9:49 AM EDT, Tue May 27, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Two high school students tried to tell stories about teen mental illnesses   Susan Antilla: Schools need to have open conversations about mental health She says kids suffering from mental illness crave information that can help them Antilla: A town in […]

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            By Jessica Gardner, May 18, 2014 at 8:02 pm                                                                                                                                                                     Photo courtesy of Stuart Miles/FreeDigitalPhotos.net May is Mental Health Awareness Month and although millions and millions of families are affected by mental health issues, I have found that mental illness is one of the least talked about topics. In […]

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  (Photo: Mark Marturello/Register Illustration) Estela Villanueva-Whitman, Special to the Register; 11:05 p.m. CDT May 18, 2014 The diagnosis of bipolar disorder in her 20s came as a relief to Hope Richardson. There was finally a name for what she felt and something that could be done, she said. Because mental illness is a lifelong […]

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Mental Health Week encourages women to speak out   by Linda Givetash  Apr 30, 2014 at 11:16 am     Laura Benson walked along the edge of Granville Island, weaving between many people also out to enjoy a warm April day. With her blond hair shimmering in the sun as she watched ferries sail by, […]

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      Want to change? How to get to a new you.                                Self-Esteem vs. Self-Acceptance     The Path to Unconditional Self-Acceptance How do you fully accept yourself when you don't know how?     by Leon F. Seltzer, Ph.D. in Evolution of the Self   0 inShare         Though related, self-acceptance […]

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