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It Might Not Look Like Depression, But It Is

  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.

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 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 […]

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  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 […]

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Daphne Merkin is the author of the forthcoming book This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression A woman is standing in her kitchen, making a pot of coffee, spooning out the pungent overpriced ground beans from their snappy little aluminum bag into a paper filter, trying to remember what number tablespoon she was on—four? […]

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Looking after yourself, or self-care, is vital to physical, emotional and mental well-being. Self-care is best defined as the ability to take proper care of your daily livng needs, like eating, sleeping, grooming. But it’s also about identifying your own unique needs and taking steps to meet them—like making the time to do things that nurture […]

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By Megan Grant   Describing depression isn’t easy. It’s more than sadness. It’s emptiness, hopelessness, a place so deep and dark that trying to explain it to someone who hasn’t experienced it can feel impossible. But one artist described depression through photography, though, and it might give you a glimpse into the mind of people […]

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      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 […]

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              "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 […]

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  It’s time to dump the excuses For a Healthier Lifesyle     By Cindy Brauer     Sore knees keeping you from a brisk walk through Valley Forge? Waiting out an aching back before hitting the Y? Ironically, lack of exercise is likely the reason your body is inflamed. Waiting for it to magically […]

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Stigma and Mental Illness everydayfeminism.com/2015/03/demonizing-mental-illness/ Samantha Eyler   Originally published on Role Reboot and cross-posted here with their permission. (Trigger Warning: Ableist slurs.) Last week, the Washington Post ran a version of my last Role Reboot column on how a nervous breakdown helped me to come to terms with my Facebook addiction.   Excited as I […]

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