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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: What is it? And what is it like to get DBT?

<b>Although I had been ill since I was a young teenager, having suffered from depression and anorexia, the first time I was offered specialist therapy</b> …

Mental Health

Depression looks different in the brains of boys and girls

Scientists have long known that depression expresses differently in men and women, but new research shows that those differences are brain-deep. The …

Radio 1 DJ MistaJam opens up about dealing with depression and bullying

As a presenter on BBC Radio 1 and a DJ who regularly performs at Glastonbury Festival and in Ibiza, MistaJam has been the soundtrack to many, many an …

Mental Health

Hospital apologises to family of teen who killed herself after telling health worker she had ligature under her bed

A hospital trust has apologised to the family of a teenage girl who killed herself after she told a health worker she had a ligature under her …

Parents Say Their 15-Year-Old Died Because of the Online "Blue Whale Challenge"

If the game is real, it's horrifying.<p>• Texas high schooler Isaiah Gonzalez's suicide may have been part of a macabre online game, his parents say.<p>• …

After teen's family shared tragic story of suicide, you opened up with your own

On Monday, CBC reporter Laurie Fagan told the story of Mikeal Teal, a Sharbot Lake, Ont., teen who was sent home from hospital after two previous …

teens are live-streaming their suicides at an alarming rate

And Silicon Valley executives need to step up.<p>"I'm just tired my life pointless I don't wanna do this anymore," Nakia Venant wrote to a friend on Facebook. Hours later the 14-year-old logged onto Facebook Live, the social network's popular live-streaming feature, to broadcast her suicide. Thousands …

Feeling depressed? These apps can help, or get you help

Mental health is not the easiest topic of discussion considering the social stigma surrounding it, but that hasn't stopped the breadth of mobile …

Schoolgirl killed herself after being ‘failed by health professionals’, mum says

A mother, whose daughter took her own life, has hit out at health professionals claiming they ‘failed’ the teenager when she needed help.<p>Sandy Legg …

Why the stigma around ‘mental health days?’

By Alessandra Ram<p>Anxious. Fatigued. Overwhelmed. Depressed. Many feel one or all of these emotions over the course of their careers. Often times, …

Science Says Anxiety Isn't the Problem. Your Response to Anxiety Is What Matters

Practice accepting anxiety rather than suppressing it.<p>What do you think about when you hear the word anxiety? Perhaps you imagine the sweaty palms and rapid heartbeat you experience when you are about to give a public presentation. Or maybe you think about the times you have trouble sleeping …

A Popular Fashion Blogger Has Opened Up About Having Suicidal Thoughts

By all appearances, fashion blogger Aimee Song (a.k.a. Song Of Style) lives an enviable life. A cursory glance through her Instagram page (which …

Youth suicide surges in run-up to exam season, report finds

Suicides among young people surge in the run-up to exam season, a new report has found, fuelling fears that academic pressures are damaging children's mental health.<p>Exam stress is sometimes the final straw that prompts a young person to take their own life, the major University of Manchester …

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these experiences get …

5 Mental and Physical Changes You'll Actually Notice When You Start Meditating

Meditation is likely one of those things you put on your bucket list to learn later, or you tried one form, had difficulty doing it, and then forgot …

Meditation

7 Mindfulness Habits That Lead To 365 Days of Happiness

Adopt this mindful habits into your daily life, I believe you will be happy in the next 365 days.<p>1. Become Mindful in Your Everyday Life<p>To be mindful …

These 5 Teachers Showcase the Future of Blended Learning’s ‘Station Rotation’ Model

Milton Bryant is the first to admit that implementing blended learning successfully didn’t come overnight. For the past four years, Bryant has been …