A spike in the amount of time teenage girls in the United States spend online is a likely culprit behind the surge in rates of depression, suicide and contemplation of suicide, new research suggests.
I was cleaning out my childhood room a couple months ago and stumbled upon a bright pink Bratz journal wedged underneath my mattress. I recognized it from my elementary school days and gave a little smirk. Whatever was inside, I knew it was going to be good.
Depression make you feel like a total nuisance at times, so it’s not surprising that these flippant comments do not help. Although a lot of the time these words have been said by complete strangers, they still cut deeply.
Each month we recognize different causes. October was National Bullying Prevention Month, as we enter November, a new initiative of STOMP Out Bullying™ is National #BlockItOutDay. The goal of this day is to block negativity from our digital lives and, by doing so, end cruelty, homophobia, LGBTQ discrimination, racism, hatred and online violence.
More likely than not, someone you love—your significant other, BFF, or family member—is dealing with depression or anxiety. Nearly 50 percent of American adults will develop at least one mental illness during their lifetime, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And because of the widespread stigma surrounding mental illness, many people […]
Stress is as awful for your body as cheeseburgers and chocolate bars. The damage has already been done, stress may be just as bad for our digestion as a fattening diet, according to a study conducted on mice by researchers at Brigham Young University.
Depression is a well-studied condition that has tested and effective therapeutic modalities October is Depression Awareness Month. Major depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, affecting more than 16 million American adults each year. If you are feeling suicidal, help is available. Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800/273-8255, or visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org.
By Jason Duaine Hahn•@jasonduaine Posted on July 13, 2017 at 6:39pm EDT When Madalyn Parker, a web developer at Olark Live Chat, decided she was taking two days off for her mental health, she didn’t keep it under wraps. In fact, she announced it to her co-workers in an email. “Hey team, I’m […]
Broaching the topic of mental health with a friend or loved one can be intimidating and difficult to navigate. Though society has come a long way when it comes to speaking more openly about mental illness, for many a stigma still exists, as does fear in admitting when help is needed.
Stress manifests itself in many ways, sometimes obvious and other times quite mysteriously. Either way, if left ignored, it leads to illness or severe ailments. Do a little each day to decompress and enjoy your time rather than worrying. Follow these eight tips to unload the stress, live a healthier life and enjoy your […]