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.
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.
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.
Moving On From Depression: How to Avoid a Relapse
A relapse of a depressive episode is, sadly, common among depression sufferers. Recognizing the symptoms of a relapse and understanding how to lower your risk can help alleviate further physical and emotional distress.
When to Seek Help for Depression
Depression is seemingly invisible. You can be very sick but, from the outside, it may be hard for others to tell something is wrong. It can even be hard for you to determine if your feelings are normal or cause enough to visit a doctor.
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