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2 hrs ago | Langley Times
Sunee Dhaliwal is among the lineup of comedians gathered by Chief Sepass Theatre manager Kevin Statham, for LOL for Life. The comedy show, which takes place at the Fort Langley theatre on Friday, Sept.
4 hrs ago | Daily Herald
This week is National Suicide Prevention Week and the DuPage County Health Department would like to remind residents about the importance of suicide prevention and the services that are offered through the Health Department. Suicide is something that can affect anyone, from celebrities like the recent death of Robin Williams, to a member of your own community, including relatives and friends.
8 hrs ago | Darien News-Review
The state Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services has launched a new website -- www.TurningPointCT.org -- that was designed by and for young people as a resource for mental wellness. The statistics concerning suicide, depression, eating disorders, binge drinking, drug use, bullying and other mental-health issues are alarming, affecting children as young as those in elementary school, according to a news release from the department.
12 hrs ago | Examiner.com
It is common to feel sad or "blue" as we experience the normal ups and downs of life. However, if there is a feeling of emptiness and loss of hope that is taking toll in your life for a period exceeding two weeks, probably you are suffering from depression.
12 hrs ago | Patch.com
The recent suicide of the brilliant Robin Williams has once again put depression and addiction into the spotlight. After the similar loss of Phillip Seymour Hoffman, the public seems to be taking a harder look at depression and other forms of mental illness and the havoc that they can wreak.
15 hrs ago | Medical News Today
Long spells of sunshine - as proven by many scientific studies - can have a positive impact on the human mind and can have a helpful effect for people with depression . Things are very different at the start of a spell of nice weather, however.
The practice of medicine is probably almost as old as the human race. An important part of the Shaman's job was the diagnosis and treatment of the physical and mental symptoms afflicting sick members of the tribe.
Prescription-drug abuse and misuse by seniors doesn't get much attention. But with the senior population steadily growing, it's getting harder to ignore.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a teen film which simply refuses to succumb to the forced sentiment, easy answers, and one-note characterizations so common to films of this particular ilk. Then again, perhaps placing it in the "teen film" category may very well lead some astray.
One out of 8 South Korean adults said they have experienced depression at least once, but less than 10 percent of them received professional help, a survey released Sunday said. The findings by the Centers for Disease Control were derived from a nationwide poll of 3,840 households throughout 2012, focusing on adults aged 19 or older.
A talk by a singer and a GAA star on their teen experiences with mental illness left my children utterly transfixed Life is not fair. An understatement? Yes, life can be terribly, cruelly, horrifically unfair.
Depression is a serious illness. The recent deaths of high profile people such as Robin Williams and Charlotte Dawson have started conversations around this topic, but we still have a long way to go.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Contrave to help manage chronic obesity in adults with a body mass index of more than 27, provided that they also suffer from weight-related health issues such as Tupe2 diabestes, high cholesterol and/or hypertension . Contrave is a combination of two FDA-approved drugs, naltrexone and bupropion, in an extended-release formulation.
One of the leading myths that unfortunately still circulates about clinical depression is that it's caused by low serotonin levels in the brain . This is a myth because countless scientific studies have specifically examined this theory and have come back universally rejecting it.
For the second time this school year, students at Cathedral High School are mourning the loss of a fellow student because of suicide. It comes during Suicide Prevention Week, when advocates and family members are working to spread awareness about depression and mental illness.
MAJELLA O'Donnell will tell of her struggles with marriage break-up, crippling depression and breast cancer in a "searingly moving" autobiography to be published next month. 'It's All In The Head: My Story' charts the tale of a music-loving child growing up in Tipperary with "dreams of a future full of hope and excitement".
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:14 pm
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