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Kids' Mental Health Tools For Suicide Help, Coping Skills, And Professional Support

Apps, sites, and text hotlines help kids cope with mental health issues from cyberbullying to suicide. Read...
Common Sense Media    |   06.10.19   |   SHARE
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Why It’s Powerful When Celebrities Like Britney Spears Talk About Mental Health

Any Millennial and Gen-Xer will tell you that Britney Spears defined a generation. Her music videos, her fashion and can’t-get-out-of-your-head Read...
Melissa Blake    |   05.23.19   |   SHARE
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OCD Isn’t An Anxiety Disorder – Here’s Why That Matters

When I was diagnosed with OCD several years ago, like most people, I assumed it was an anxiety disorder. It wasn’t until months later that I stumbled Read...
Dylan Brethour    |   03.19.19   |   SHARE
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I am doing this at the risk of people who may criticize or question me, because at least some part of me knows: If I don’t, something worse will happen to me, and soon.

The First Time I Cared About Myself More Than The Consequences

Despite the possible consequences, I am allowing myself more than a mere moment to recuperate. Read...
Kerry Graham of Role Reboot    |   02.20.19   |   SHARE
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Depression can be mild or intense, and depression can result from a physical, emotional, or environmental dilemma or a combination of of these factors.

6 Questions To Ask Someone You Love When They're Fighting Depression

Depression can be mild or intense, and depression can result from a physical, emotional, or environmental dilemma or a combination of of these Read...
Ann Naimark of Your Tango    |   02.7.19   |   SHARE
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Does chronic anxiety ever make you feel like a flake?

Please Understand I’m Not A Flake, I Just Have Anxiety

Does chronic anxiety ever make you feel like a flake? Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   01.31.19   |   SHARE
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Stop Thinking You Understand Depression

Mild depression (more familiar to the masses than its more severe form) is like being relentlessly cold; MDD is like having extreme frostbite. Read...
Susie B. Cross    |   01.8.19   |   SHARE
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How can I know either, let alone both of us, will be okay? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Do You Deal With A Breakup When You Both Have Mental Illness?

We both have mental illness. How can I know either, let alone both of us, will be okay after our breakup? Read...
Erin Khar   |   11.28.18   |   SHARE
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