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.
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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 […]
New research from Australia has found that smartphone apps could be an effective tool for managing symptoms of depression. The team found that overall, using a smartphone app significantly reduced people’s depressive symptoms, appearing to be most effective for those with mild to moderate depression.
Depression is a common mental illness that can easily be treated by uprunforlife | Aug 1, 2017 Often times the person suffering from major depressive disorder is in denial that they have a problem and feel that they are just sad. Unlike a bout of sadness, major depressive disorder affects every aspect of your […]
You might think you know what signs to look for in yourself, or others, when wondering if you or someone you love is battling depression. But, things that might not look like depression, but actually are, often get overlooked because not all depression presents itself with the same set of symptoms.
New Mental Health Instagram Campaign Is Just What Our Smart Phones Need We’ll definitely give a “heart” ღ for this. There is a trendy conversation going around schools, whether it be in cafeterias, buses, hallways, text messaging, about Depression and #MentalHealth. There are new apps coming out all the time. Help is here, you just […]
The Checkup By PERRI KLASS, M.D. FEB. 13, 2017 Forward by Lindsay: Oh those teen years. Parents must deal with all those mood changes, but is this just moodiness? Or is this depression? Parents need to be diligent and watch their child, where do they go, who do they hang with, what their interests […]