21/04/2017

It seems like everyone is watching "13 Reasons Why." But does it really help? I'm on the side of "no." Check out the reasons in this article: http://huff.to/2pOdNyD
What would you add?

17/04/2017

"Prince Harry has decided to talk about his feelings about it, in the hope it would encourage people to talk more about mental health issues."
http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/39622067

10/04/2017

Friendly Reminder:
"So, there’s this myth about suicide– and the myth is that depressed or grieving people who contemplate suicide are most at risk around the holidays. Turns out, that’s not accurate– the annual suicide rate actually begins to spike right now, with the bloom of spring. It may seem counterintuitive based on what we’ve been taught, but it’s true."
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/formerlyfundie/good-friend-reminder-suicide-rates-go-spring/

07/04/2017

2017 World Health Day is dedicated to combating depression. "According to new estimates of depression, released by the World Health Organization... the number of people living with depression increased by over 18% between 2005 and 2015. Depression is also the largest cause of disability worldwide. More than 80% of this disease burden is among people living in low- and middle-income countries."
Visit Le'ts Talk platform to learn more: http://bit.ly/2opg1Rx

01/08/2016

I thought this was an interesting piece that is looking at misdiagnosis of ADHD; it could be reaction/damage caused by trauma.
“We need to think more carefully about screening for trauma and designing a more trauma-informed treatment plan,” Brown says.
Article: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/07/how-childhood-trauma-could-be-mistaken-for-adhd/373328/

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