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How one journalist changed the way America treated people with mental illness

This past Saturday was the 154th birthday of Nellie Bly, one of the first (if not the first) American investigative journalists. Her willingness to …

What NOT to Say to Someone Who’s Lost a Partner to Suicide

Shares 87<p>—<br>Suicide provokes powerful and diverse feelings in people. As such, it makes for a compelling storyline in TV dramas, drawing the viewer …

NFL, union to host symposium on mental health on May 14

ATLANTA (AP) The NFL and the players’ union will host a symposium on mental health on May 14.<p>Entitled ”Beyond The Physical: A Symposium on Mental …

Twitch Is Asking Streamers To Help Raise Awareness During Mental Health Month

In a recent blog post, Twitch has asked its streamers to help raise awareness for Mental Health Month.<p>The post gently suggests that streamers could spend a few minutes talking about their own experiences with mental health, and lists a number of charities and organizations for which streamers could …

The coverage of Avicii’s death shows the wrong way to report on suicide

It’s important for news outlets to report on these deaths responsibly.<p><i>The recent deaths of chef, TV host, and author Anthony Bourdain, 61, and the fashion designer Kate Spade, 55, by suicide raise some of the same issues as the coverage of DJ Avicii’s death in April of this year.</i><p>“Avicii reportedly …

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5 Ways You're Shaming Mental Illness And May Not Know It

Your words and behaviors matter.<p>The consequences of mental health stigma are extensive. It makes mental illness seem like a character flaw, which is totally untrue, and can prevent people from seeking support that could help them manage their condition.<p>The worst part? People contribute to that …

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How to Get Help for Anxiety, Depression, and Other Mental Health Issues

Whether you're looking for a health care provider or are in need of urgent care, these resources have you covered.<p>Sometimes, the most challenging part of dealing with mental health issues is not figuring out that you need help, but figuring out exactly <i>how</i> to get help.<p>May is Mental Health Awareness …

7 Organizations To Support During Mental Health Awareness Month & All Year Round

When it comes to mental health awareness, our culture is still in the throes of some undeniable growing pains; for as long as we’ve known that mental …

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Not Talking About Mental Health Is Literally Killing Men

Our editor explains why we have to fix this silent crisis now.<p>Our mission at <i>MensHealth.com</i> has always been to help men build themselves into better men. Stronger men. Healthier men.<p>Rooted in science and expert opinion, our content translates dense topics into easily digestible, actionable health …

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