September is one of the best months of the year. It provides many great opportunities to learn and expand your knowledge about mental health because it is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month in the United States.
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5 Ways to Get Involved During Suicide Prevention Month
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), suicide is the second leading cause of death in 15-29-year-olds. Unfortunately, suicide is growing more prevalent in our society, so it is essential that we work together to raise awareness about suicide and mental health.
Understanding Barriers to Minority Mental Health Care
Roughly 1 out of every 5 people in the United States experiences mental health and lives with a mental illness. Getting treatment for those mental illnesses is essential for a high quality of life. Mental healthcare can improve happiness, productivity, and motivation for people suffering from a mental illness. It can even increase life expectancy.
Post COVID/Lockdown Depression - How To Recover
If you’re like the millions around the globe suffering from residual depression caused by COVID-19, you’re among the many. Depression is becoming one of the most common side effects from lockdown and social distancing practices throughout the world, which is largely associated with increased loneliness, a lack of regular activity, and isolation.
Prevalence of Mental Health Disorders Among Veterans
The crippling effects of mental illness are far reaching and widely unbiased. U.S. veterans are no exception and accounted for over 1.7 million cases alone in 2020, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
When To Seek Help For Bipolar Disorder
For those suffering from bipolar disorder, recognizing the signs and symptoms can be more difficult than most. Depending on the type of bipolar disorder you have, you may feel moments of extreme highs and lows.
Hispanic Communities and Mental Health
According to the National Alliance on Mental Health Illness, “Approximately 34% of Hispanic/Latinx adults with mental illness receive treatment each year compared to the U.S. average of 45%.” In this article we'll discuss the barriers to mental health in Hispanic communities.
How To Support A Loved One With Depression
Whether you personally struggle with depression or know someone that does it is important to know how to best give support to those around you or explain to your loved ones how they can best support you.
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Partnership Helps Make Residential Mental Health and Addiction Treatment More Accessible
6 Benefits of Peer Support for Mental Health
An extremely beneficial way to combat mental illness is to attend peer support groups for mental health. Here is a list from clinical psychologist David Susman PhD of six reasons a support group could best serve your needs.
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