Jamie Gray

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The Deeply Frightening Symptom That Finally Convinced Me To Get Help

It is 7:40 am. I wake up five minutes before my alarm clock, feeling generally well-rested. I have two cups of coffee, read the news, and check my …

10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

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How society makes it worse for people who self-harm

Social attitudes are reinforcing the negative beliefs towards people who self harm, according to research.<p>The first ever study of the life stories of …

Mental Health

5 Ways People Who Cut Themselves Are Nothing Like You Think

I suffered from what seems to be the least cool addiction in popular culture. While cautionary tales about drugs and alcohol are everywhere (hell, …

“I tried to kill myself”: The Oscars shines a much-needed light on mental health

<b>Graham Moore (ABC)</b><p>It was a night to “talk about suicide out loud” — and keep talking<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>February 23, 2015 4:58pm (UTC)<p>What kind of person would want to kill himself? A teen who feels "weird and different." A traumatized veteran. A grieving, depressed senior citizen. That's what …

Mental Health

Gardening Is Better Than Antidepressants for Some Mentally Ill Patients

UK eco-therapy program MindFood uses the growing and selling of produce and other foods to help residents recover from and cope with severe mental illness.<p>Chances are, you haven't heard of care farming. Though it's part of a slow-growing movement in the UK, the idea of eco-therapy or …

A photo series is bringing amazing awareness to mental health issues

Mental illness is an issue that affects millions of Americans. In fact, according to the National Institute Of Mental Health (NIMH), in 2012, 18.6% …

Demi Lovato Sends Powerful Message About Mental Illness In New Video

"I'm a recording artist, author, song-writer and actress. I'm also living with bipolar disorder," Demi Lovato admits in a new PSA.<p>The singer has always been refreshingly candid in sharing her personal struggles with mental illness. In an April interview with Cosmopolitan For Latinas, she talked …

21 Comics That Capture The Frustrations Of Depression

For those who have suffered, are suffering, or simply want to learn more.<p>[Editor's note: This is by no means a definitive list. The comics featured here can not and do not represent everyone's experiences. But there are some things they do capture. Part of the difficulty of depression is that it is …

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I think some people fail to forget this… Always be kind, open your heart and quit the judgements of others.

A Schizophrenia Simulator Shows What This Disorder Is Really Like

Illustrated By Austin Watts.<p>For most of us, mental illnesses are concepts we can comprehend in the abstract — but actually empathizing with someone …

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This Is What Schizophrenia Can Actually Sound Like

Anderson Cooper tries getting through a typical day using a schizophrenia simulator — and can't do it.