Mental illness is extremely tough — both struggling through it yourself, to having a loved one who is struggling with it. I have been on both sides of the coin. Currently, I am dealing with anxiety and depression. I have dealt with it for the past six years, and every single day is a blessing … Read more
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October 20, 2017 — Editor’s note: This article has been updated from its previous versions. The seemingly ever-expanding business of off-label ketamine infusion therapy for treatment-resistant depression (TRD), along with a host of other conditions, appears to be unchecked by any regulatory or legislative oversight ― raising both ethical and safety concerns among clinicians and … Read more
A look into the lives of seven young people living with mental illness, told in their own words. Not Broken is a new original one-hour documentary from Arizona Public Media that presents a candid, unflinching, yet hopeful portrait of youth living with mental health challenges. The participants featured in the film represent a range of … Read more
Article from www.HealthyPlace.com. We’re well into the month of October, and many people are starting to become concerned about how they’ll get through the winter months and stay mentally healthy (Ways to Prepare for Winter Depression). If you are one of many who wonder about seasonal affective disorder (SAD), or seasonal depression, perhaps these SAD … Read more
Neal Brennan Gives Ketamine and Magnetic Impulses a Try. https://www.apmpodcasts.org/thwod/2017/10/neal-brennan-gives-ketamine-and-magnetic-impulses-a-try/ From the “The Hilarious World of Depression” is a series of frank, moving, and, yes, funny conversations with top comedians who have dealt with this disease, hosted by veteran humorist and public radio host John Moe. https://www.apmpodcasts.org/thwod/
Medications can’t help you if you don’t take them. This year’s World Mental Health Day is focussed on mental health in the workplace, a topic that is vitally important to the human and financial well-being of the nation. In 2016, 44.7 million adults lived with a mental health condition. That’s over 18% of the population. … Read more