Mental Health

Connection Found Between Medications and Depression

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Studies have recently found that some common prescription medications could be contributing to rising depression rates. According to the New York Times, “Over one-third of Americans take at least one prescription drug that lists depression as a potential side effect.” A recent study published in JAMA found that people that take prescription drugs that list depression…

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Mental Health Safeguards to Prevent Suicide

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This week’s news of two celebrity deaths by suicide has once again brought to light the importance of talking openly about mental health. No one is immune to depression or mental health concerns, and the two very prominent public figures who took their lives this week once again proves that point. Kate Spade was a…

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7 Tips to Better Mental Health

Good mental health is a hard thing to achieve in life, but it’s important to always strive for it. Achieving a healthy mental state might be easier for some than it is for others, but we should all strive to do our best. If you are suffering from a mental illness, it’s important to to…

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Recognizing Signs of Depression

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Major Depressive Disorder affects over 16 million American adults every year, but under half of those affected receive treatment. Jordan Gendelman, Ph.D., is dedicated to providing mental health services to those who actively seek help and educating others on the impact of mental health issues around the world.Because of the far-reaching impact of mental illness,…

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Exploring Mental Health

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May has been observed as Mental Health Awareness Month since 1949, so what better time to talk about it than now? Mental health encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. You may have noticed that, lately, people have been focused on practicing a lot more self-care than you might have seen in years past. That…

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