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'Alarming' rise in children hospitalized with suicidal thoughts or actions

<b>(CNN) —</b> The percentage of younger children and teens hospitalized for suicidal thoughts or actions in the United States doubled over nearly a decade, according to new research that will be presented Sunday at the 2017 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.<p>A steady increase in admissions due to …

Mental Health

Selena Gomez Opens Up About Her Mental Health and Therapy: "We Need to Be Allowed to Fall Apart"

Selena Gomez shocked her fans in the summer of 2016 when she abruptly canceled the remainder of her <i>Revival</i> tour to seek treatment for anxiety and depression (this is the second time she'd ended a major tour; the first was cut short so she could get treatment for lupus). Her return to the spotlight …

Intense and personal, 'This Close to Happy' is a fresh, harsh look at depression

Depression is intensely personal, but it has inspired some of the most exhibitionist literature out there. Among the standout memoirs that describe …

7 Signs Of A Nervous Breakdown

Keep an eye out for classic signs of anxiety too, such as tightness in your chest and rapid breathing.<p><i>By Rosie McCall</i><p><i>I’m having a nervous breakdown.</i> You may utter this (or at least think it) when you’re overwrought and ready to snap. But what is a nervous breakdown, exactly? And what should you do …

Columbia University

Just Some Things That Really Won't Cure My Depression, Sorry

I've had enough of colouring books tbh.<p><i>If you need information and practical advice on depression, you can call the Mind infoline on 0300 123 3393 (9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday) if you’re in the UK.</i><p>You can call the Samaritans for confidential support if you’re experiencing feelings of distress or …

Love

This Type of Thinking Can Help with Depression

People who struggle with anxiety or depression often ruminate on negative thoughts, like past missteps or feelings that they’re not good enough. The …

Going down under: Dealing with depression

How does one deal with depression? What does it mean to talk it out? An IT professional writes about being stuck in the loop of anxiety and breaking …

Depression

Creating in an Age of Anxiety, Depression, and Dread

2<p>SHARES<p>Anxiety presents itself a lot of different ways, even within the same person from day to day. It can be a sense of obligation so overwhelming …

Mental Health

Reports reveal grim reality for refugee children fleeing war

“Save the Children’s field teams are seeing an alarming deterioration in children’s mental health and fear that a generation of young boys and girls …

Hairstylist's viral photos capture the heartbreaking effects of depression

- Depression is a dark and hopeless place that makes even the easiest of tasks seem like the most impossible burdens.<p>One woman in Wisconsin was in …

Link - Depression Doesn't Mean You're Weak. Here's How You Can Have a Mental Illness and Still Be Mentally Strong

I completely agree with what Amy has to say in this article. In fact I would say the same thing to child abuse survivors who are viewed as being …

Mental Health

To reduce obesity and depression, we need more nature in our lives.

Nature is an overlooked antidote: People who live near green spaces are generally happier and report better physical and mental health.<p>A new report …

Is the dark really making me sad?

I ask if she’s a winter person: “No, I am not,” she replies stiffly. “I like the Sun.”<p>How do Scandinavians deal with long, dark winters? For Mosaic, …

Sleep

I Will Not Lie in Bed When I’m Depressed. I will help others and feel better!

If helping others helps depression, what is something you can do from the depths of depression to help someone in need?– You don’t have to feel good …

Depression

Selena Gomez stays sane with five shrink visits a week

Selena Gomez says she wants more people to talk about therapy — and she’s leading the charge.<p>Gomez said in April’s Vogue magazine that DBT, or …

Study Analyzes How People Manage Their Emotions

From mood disorders to substance abuse, much of psychopathology is related to difficulty in regulating emotions. In a new study, researchers at the …

Counter low mood and depression by planning positive experiences

Posted at 12:39h in Uncategorized by Dr Happy<p>Enjoying positive experiences can boost happiness.<p>Planning and enjoying positive experiences can also …

Depression

The Dark Room

Expat photographer illustrates the nature of depression in surreal gloom.

Cape Town

TB & Me: "I used to look at the tablets and wonder if I was going to be able to swallow them" | Doctors without borders

When I was 23-years old I had to move to Matibi Mission hospital in Mwenezi. They told me I would have to live in isolation so I would not infect …

Public-radio personality parlays depression, love of comedy into new podcast

John Moe last year found himself mourning the death of “Wits,” a Minnesota Public Radio comedy and variety show he had hosted for years, which left …

9 Women Open Up About What It's Really Like to Have Anxiety

Before becoming a beauty editor, I went to school for my MSW. I had always wanted to be a therapist, but, as life often takes curious twists and …

Link - Physical Vs. Mental Heartbreak: Why Is Depression Treated Differently?

“Why Was My Mental Heartbreak Not Taken as Seriously as My Physical Heartbreak?”<p>This is a good question. Why is it easy for us to support someone …

Mental Health

Psychiatrists, Psychologists Propose New Approach to Diagnose Mental Disorders

The approach is a classification system of a wide range of psychiatric problems based on scientific evidence, illness symptoms and impaired …

10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Mood When You're Feeling Down

There are a number of simple things that anyone can do to lift their mood. You may already be doing some, and you certainly don’t need to be doing …

Self-help

Suicide Risk Assessment Doesn't Work

It is 4 p.m. on Friday afternoon. “My wife is suicidal, Doctor. If you don’t admit her to the hospital, you’ll have blood on your hands on …

Virginia Woolf’s Suicide Letter Is A Sad Reminder Of The Painful Tragedy That Mental Illness Can Be

Virginia Woolf was one of the greatest English authors who wrote some groundbreaking novels which are considered a masterpiece even today. A woman of …