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Stigma of Mental Health and the Status Quo of Suicide

It’s not surprising that the rate of suicide has increased 30% between the years of 1999 and 2016. A curious coincidence is that the rates of depression and anxiety have risen alongside the suicide rate. Add to those statistics the … Continue reading

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Why Is Suicide on the Rise?

In the wake of the untimely death of Anthony Bourdain– it’s difficult to ignore the reality of the rising rate of suicide in the United States. Can we point a finger add any factors giving rise to this misfortune? More … Continue reading

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More #Teens Are #Depressed

The incidence of depressed teens is on the rise. Considering anxiety, depression, and stress are at an all-time high among adults, this isn’t  a surprise.  All those negative stressors lead to health problems. Kids are the looking glass into the … Continue reading

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The Darker Side of #Bullying

Bullying is indefensible. You have to acknowledge that bullies learn how to bully somewhere. Excuses aside, the incidence of suicide is higher with bullies and those bullied. Hurt people hurt people. People who are hurt so badly they cannot use … Continue reading

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Did You Have a Helicopter #Parent?

The term “helicopter parent” sounds ambiguous to me. I always thought it meant parenting from a safe distance but keeping a close watch on your kids. It’s actually a term describing overbearing parents. A study found that this parenting technique … Continue reading

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#Kids Universal Screening for #Cholesterol #Depression #HIV

A panel of pediatricians suggests screening kids for cholesterol, depression, and HIV. The importance of all 3 conditions is both for physical health and mitigating the stigma amongst everybody. Cholesterol screening is necessary for kids as young as 8-years old. By … Continue reading

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Why @DunkinDonuts Helps You #Live Longer

More great news, coffee lovers! Another study touts as many as 5-cups of coffee may help you live longer. As a superfan of coffee, this news is heart-warming to me. A host of afflictions, including:  heart disease, Alzheimer’s, Type 2 … Continue reading

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FYI @DepressionAll Behaviors That Predict Suicide Risk In #Depression

Depression is both prevalent and real. Researchers have identified certain behaviors that increase the risk of suicide 50% in depressed people. These include behaviors like driving recklessly or sudden promiscuity. They also include obvious habits like anxiety, hand-wringing, and pacing. In 2010, … Continue reading

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