No Shame in Having Depression and Anxiety

    “Dude, what’s your problem?” by Josh Lewin I have learned that anxiety and depression go hand-in-hand, and there is no shame in having either — although it’s tough for many people to get their arms around that concept. When I struggled with both in my last couple years as the Texas Rangers’ baseball […]

Is Internet-based mental health care as effective as in-person therapy?

  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Online     Adriana Barton The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Dec. 14, 2015 3:06PM EST   Let’s say you’ve been down in the dumps for months, but are leery of taking psychiatric drugs. Your doctor may recommend cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), a form of “talk therapy” that focuses on changing […]

DEPRESSED IN THE CITY: 1 in 5 New Yorkers suffer from mental health disorders

      BY Dareh Gregorian NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, November 12, 2015, 1:55 PM     At least 8% of New York City residents suffer from symptoms of depression, a new report by the city Department of Health says. We're the Big Blue Apple. One in five New Yorkers have a mental health […]

Pumpkin spice with a side of anxiety? How autumn affects mental health

              "I think it's partly the changing of the seasons, but fall is also filled with so much scheduling and newness," said Borchard, founder of Project Beyond Blue, an online community for people affected anxiety and depression. Borchard is not the only American stressed out by this season. While […]

How to Move on From a Seemingly Horrific Incident

What doesn't kill us, makes us stronger—and can sometimes become a gift.    Posted Oct 10, 2015  Gregg McBride The Weight-ing GameSHARE TWEET EMAIL MORE   Source: Gregg McBride It wasn't so long ago that I was physically attacked while walking to the gym one morning. This was during a walk I had been making for […]

Comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe are blowing up the stigma of mental health

By Tim ChesterUK1 hour ago EDINBURGH — One of the buzziest shows at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe is about depression. Severe clinical depression in fact. Bryony Kimmings and her partner Tim Grayburn’s Fake It 'Til You Make It, which explores in depth Grayburn’s secret depression and nervous breakdown, hogged the headlines over the festival’s […]

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