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10 Common Misconceptions Surrounding Workplace Mental Health

The Stigma Surrounding Workplace Mental Illness And Psychotherapy: 10 Common Misconceptions Written by: Bryan Robinson published by Forbes Sep 13, 2019 A lot has been written about mental health in the workplace and the risks of sharing a mental illness with coworkers or employers. September is National Suicide Prevention Month–an important time to address the

How To Begin A Conversation About Suicide

Before talking with someone you are concerned about, have suicide crisis resources available, such as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number, 1-800-273-8255 (TALK), or numbers and addresses of local crisis lines or treatment centers. Mention what signs prompted you to ask about how they are feeling. Mention the warning signs that prompted you to ask

How Can I Help A Depressed Friend?

You Can Do a Lot for a Depressed Friend Chances are you know someone struggling with depression – it’s among the most common behavioral health problems facing Americans today. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 7% of U.S. adults – that’s more than 17 million people – experienced depression in the

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5 Ways to Maintain Lifelong Friendships

Originally published by Psychology Today What’s the most important quality of a good friend? When it comes to our physical and mental health, friendship may truly be the best medicine. An Australian study showed that strong social networks may lengthen survival in elderly men and women, with good friends being even more likely to increase longevity than close family

What are Back to School Anxiety Symptoms

This article was orginally published by our partner Newport Academy There is a significant difference between temporary anxiety over school and an anxiety disorder that requires professional treatment. For example, teens with an anxiety disorder experience very high levels of anxiety. Moreover, these feelings get worse over time, rather than improving on their own. In