Why Sleep Loss Is Linked To Depression As Well As Anxiety

New Clues About Why Sleep Loss Is Linked To Depression, Anxiety
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#Depression and #sleep problems are intimately connected, as many people know, and the relationship seems to go both ways. Sleep disturbances, of various types, are central symptoms of depression; on the other hand, chronic lack of sleep seems to predispose one to developing depression.

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The Way we Communicate with Young People is by Text, Saves Lives!

Amazingly, helping those in need by a crisis text line

Texting has become So important in helping the young! 
We now understand the importance of Texting!
We support it totally!
by Nancy Lublin
   How data from a crisis text line is saving lives    
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When a young woman texted DoSomething.org with a heartbreaking cry for help, the organization responded by opening a nationwide Crisis Text Line for people in pain. Nearly 10 million text messages later, the organization is using the privacy and power of text messaging to help people handle addiction, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, sexual abuse and more. But there’s an even bigger win: The anonymous data collected by text is teaching us when crises are most likely to happen — and helping schools and law enforcement to prepare for them.

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Depression Is Not A Choice

Depression Is Not A Choice

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No degree, training, or education is required to use the one gift we all have:

The ability to empathize
By BRIAN CUBAN

Nov 29, 2017 at 6:32 PM

I am one of many lawyers who struggle with clinical depression. I say “many” because according to 2016   Hazelden Betty Ford/ABA study, 28 percent of attorneys report mild or higher levels of depression, which is much higher than the general population. Another recent study found that law students are also struggling at rates higher than normal.  Think about those numbers the next time you are in a room of lawyers. Take a look around. Odds are good that someone you know in that room is struggling and may not have told anyone.

 

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