Mental Health

Are Probiotics The New Mood Cure, Or Another Overhyped Supplement?

New research appears to show that taking a specific kind of probiotic can treat both Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms and depression. These are the sorts of results many have been waiting for, especially those who sell probiotics, to show a more conclusive connection between probiotic …

Depression

What if getting help for mental illness were as easy as going to the dentist?

I have bipolar and know how hard it is to get treatment. We should invest in routine services to give people the tools they need to fight their own demons<p>Ignorance and a lack of empathy are responsible for most of the world’s ills, but they are at their most insidious when it comes to how we treat …

Mental Disorders

Bouldering may help to treat depression

More than 15 million adults in the United States are affected by depression, making it one of the most common mental health disorders in the country. …

Depression

What It’s Really Like to Be a Therapist to Music's Stars

We sit down with Siri Sat Nam Singh, host of VICELAND's 'The Therapist,' to talk about mental health in music and the darkness behind creativity.<p>In 2004, a study showed that nearly half of American households included someone who received mental health treatment—a number that has most certainly …

Chris Cornell

How to deal with your mental health when the world feels like a scary place

Having anxiety and obsessive thoughts often boils down to a simple misunderstanding of the level of danger in a situation.<p>My brain tells me that …

Why It's So Hard For Veterans To Find Jobs And End Their High Unemployment In The US

Military veterans have a higher unemployment rate than nonveterans, according to federal statistics. One reason may be that when veterans seek …

Anxiety

How Will Joss Whedon Change the JUSTICE LEAGUE?

Last week, Zack Snyder disclosed that he is stepping away from the <i>Justice League</i> movie in order to be with his family in the wake of his daughter …

Justice League

7 great things that happened when I opened up about my mental health

<b>Those of you who have been following my escapades over the last few months may know that the start to my year was very ‘mental health heavy’.</b><p>Working …

Prince Harry

Will Young: I considered breaking my own legs to get out of Strictly - Bryony Gordon's Mad World, episode 7

Will Young left Strictly Come Dancing because he was suffering from "horrific" post traumatic stress disorder, he has disclosed, admitting that he considered breaking his own leg as an excuse to withdraw from the show.<p>When the singer abruptly quit the BBC show in October last year, he said it was …

Prince William talks of sadness that family can't meet Diana

'I cannot understand how families...still find it so hard to talk about' mental health<p>Prince William says he is sad his wife and two young children …

Royal Family

At home with the Cambridges: New picture released of William, Kate, George and Charlotte

Sitting under a tree in the grounds of Kensington Palace, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge look as relaxed as any young family.<p>Prince George and …

Royal Family

Even after recovering from my eating disorder, I’m left with serious physical side-effects

Anorexia is sometimes seen as a ‘slimmer’s disease’, glamourised as a lifestyle choice, with self-absorbed girls striving for size zero and obsessed …

Anorexia

Coronation Street spoilers: Daniel Osbourne to self harm as his attack on Ken Barlow is exposed

<b>Daniel Osbourne is set to be consumed by agony and self loathing in the wake of Ken Barlow’s discovery that he attacked him in Coronation Street to</b> …

Depression

It's Not Just 'Winter Blues': What I've Learnt About Seasonal Affective Disorder

"<p>You wake up, look out the window, the weather is gloomy and dark, most of us feel a little bit sad, don't we?<p>For some (including myself), if this continues day after day, it does more than make us a little bit sad, it's a fast track pathway towards depression.<p>Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D) is …

Depression

6 Ways to Survive the Initial Breakup Blow

There’s no doubt that you can survive a breakup. While getting over a relationship is hard, time (and a little help from your besties) truly does heal all wounds. However, this perspective is a little harder to see in the first hours, days, and even weeks following the split. To keep your mental …

Relationships

Will Young opens up about leaving Strictly Come Dancing: 'It was for my own wellbeing'

And no, it had nothing to do with Len Goodman's comments.<p>Will Young has had to deal with rumours that <i>Strictly Come Dancing</i> judge Len Goodman was …

Strictly Come Dancing

Cyberbullying Challenges Mental Health in Our Schools

« Leaders as Problem Finders | Main<p>| No comments<p><i>J. M. Myers M.D.* returns as a guest blogger to write this two-part series about mental health in our</i> …

Education

Caitlyn Jenner ready to quit Kardashians amid self-harm battle: 'I deserve the pain'

TV personality admits she has always been "struggling" for her place in the family.<p>Caitlyn Jenner has revealed she is ready to quit the Keeping Up …

Caitlyn Jenner

Study: Instagram Is The Most Harmful App For Mental Health

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> According to a new report by the Royal Society for Public Health, Instagram is the worst social media app for young people’s mental …

Social Media

Hate The Unknown? You Can Thank This Part Of Your Brain For That

If not knowing what the future holds freaks you out, you can thank a little area in your brain known as the striatum for that. A small study …

Anxiety

3 Ways Focusing On Mental Health Has Made Me A Better Entrepreneur

This May during Mental Health Awareness Month, I’ve been taking time to reflect on my own mental health. Specifically, how mental health and self-care practices impact my ability to lead my startup company. Entrepreneurship is both draining and exhilarating, all in one – and it’s common for those …

Leadership

How Instagram fame led to my eating disorder

Social media are littered with images showing seemingly picture-perfect people, but one Instagram star whose glamorous lifestyle has amassed over 9.2 …

Lifestyle

So the Unhealthiest Part of Your Workday Happens Before You Even Get Started

We hear a lot about how sitting at your desk all day or mindlessly snacking at work are wreaking havoc on your health, but it turns out that the …

Wellness

Young woman's agony over mum and brother who both committed suicide after he was 'falsely accused of rape'

Camellia Cheshire was plunged into the depths of despair twice after her brother was “falsely accused of rape”.<p>She says that first her beloved Jay, …

Crime

As rates of suicidal youth increase, doctors look at influence of school, internet

A recent study shows the hospital admissions for suicidal thoughts and actions doubled during the last decade.

Children's Hospital

Overweight Kids More Likely To Develop Depression As Adults

Overweight children have an increased risk for a long-list of diseases and conditions such as asthma, diabetes, and high blood pressure. In addition …

Depression

Manitowoc suicide survivor: Pain a vicious thing

The downward spiral for Dianna Wallen began with a nasty fall in an airport.<p>About four years ago, the Manitowoc woman and her family were rushing to …

Mother's Day

The Vital Role of Community in Mental Health Support

The American Psychological Association has found that 65 percent of Americans cite work as a top source of stress, and over a third have a chronic …

Bipolar Disorder

Trapped 'like a caged animal': Climate change taking toll on mental health of Inuit

Gradual changes in climate, sea ice changing way of life in Rigolet<p>As millions of Canadians eagerly anticipate the arrival of warm weather, many …

Climate Change

One in 20 emergency service workers tried to kill themselves in 2016, study finds

Policing is England and Wales is in "intensive care" and there should no longer be any debate about protecting its funding, the chair of the Police …

UK News