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More than 70,000 kids a year are taken to the emergency room because they accidentally overdosed on a medication - most of which were less than two years old. Most of these children are being sent to the ER because of their parents' prescription drugs despite efforts to child-proof medication containers for over the counter and prescription drugs.
6 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Depression is one of the most debilitating diseases to strike a human being. It's a confusing and painful disease that needs to be understood.
6 hrs ago | PsychCentral
Today's children are at a higher risk for depression than any previous generation. Almost one in 10 children will experience a major depressive episode by the time they are 14 years old, and almost one in five will experience a major depressive episode before graduating from high school.
9 hrs ago | Trend Hunter Magazine
For his latest series, 'Fatalistic Tendency,' Tushikur Rahman explores the realm of his own depression and suicidal impulses. His images are violent, unsettling and confined, illustrating the hopeless, panicked feelings of an anxiety attack or a bout of insomnia.
13 hrs ago | CNN
Think of psychedelics and you'll likely think of bright colors, hallucinations, spirituality, and an overall "mystical" experience. For centuries these drugs have been used in social, religious and medicinal contexts by cultures across the globe.
Sir John Kirwan, who fronts mental health organisation depression.org.nz, will be hosted by the Otago Suicide Prevention Trust, to give a lunchtime talk at the Alexandra Bowling Club next Thursday. Knighted for his services to mental health and rugby in 2012, the former All Black winger and depression sufferer is actively involved in national awareness campaigns in New Zealand, to share his message about the importance of resilience and mental wellbeing.
Depression is a mind-altering mental disorder that steals life away from the untreated and misdiagnosed - imagine if one blood test could change all of that through a screening process. Researchers from Northwestern University have developed the first blood test designed to detect clinical depression in adults, and published their groundbreaking findings in the journal Translational Psychiatry .
The Northern Box Elder County Suicide Prevention Coalition sponsored the second annual town hall meeting to help people better understand mental illness. About 100 people were in attendance to learn about depression and anxiety from mental health professionals, as well as individuals who have faced these issues.
Depression is the most frequently diagnosed mental illness. In the western industrial nations, at least every tenth person suffers from depression once in the course of their life.
"Burning mouth syndrome is a painful, frustrating condition often described as a scalding sensation in the tongue, lips, palate, or throughout the mouth ... the exact cause of burning mouth syndrome cannot always be identified with certainty." A Japanese dentist conducting research on a condition called burning mouth syndrome at the Medical University of South Carolina is recruiting patients for a ongoing study.
In a study of more than 69,000 suicides spanning 40 years, Austrian researchers found two distinct correlations between sun-filled days and suicide rates. In the short term, sunny days were linked with an increase in suicide, but after two weeks of sunshine, the number of suicides dropped.
Eva Redei, Northwestern University professor and scientist, helped develop a blood test that will diagnose depression in adults. A group of Northwestern University professors and researchers have developed a blood test to diagnose depression in adults, the school revealed in a study set to be published today.
Young women walk with cabbages on leashes at the street of Xiaozhai on May 15, 2014, in Xi'an, Shannxi Province of China. 'Walking' cabbages on leashes were allegedly doing so as a means to deal with loneliness and depression.
As women enter the beginning of menopause , known as perimenopause, their risk for depression increases. Is this a coincidence or does it means that menopause is to blame for this condition? Research has shown that there are certain chemical changes that occur within the body at this stage of life that can trigger symptoms that range from mild mood swings to overwhelming and sometimes debilitating episodes of depression.
YOU probably didn't know it but suicide is the biggest single cause of death for Australian women aged 18 to 34. Team Sealed Lips from the Stawell Medical Centre, supporting Liptember Carol, Tina, Kerryn, Bec, Sarah; Jocelyn, Pam, Ummu, Gaby and Jess. Picture: KERRI KINGSTON.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 02:20 pm
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