MENTAL HEALTH IN THE NEWS
WANT TO GET RID OF NEGATIVE THOUGHTS? THROW THEM AWAY!!
Having trouble thinking negatively all the time? We've all been through a point in our lives when feel negatively towards ourselves or others, but if you realize, it's happening way too much, it can become a problem! Do you think it can be as simple as throwing the bad thoughts away? Read this article to find out!
“However you tag your thoughts, as trash or as
worthy of protection, seems to make a difference
in how you use those thoughts,” said Richard
Petty, Ph.D., co-author of the study and professor
of psychology at Ohio State University.
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WORKING LONG HOURS DOUBLES DEPRESSION ODDS
Being employed is not bad for you, but when you have depression, working many hours can take a toll. "Working long hours appears to substantially increase a person's risk of becoming depressed, regardless of how stressful the actual work is, a new study suggests."
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a serious illness or an EXCUSE?
There are many times that some college professors and other college staff do not know what to make of a situation when a student says they have a mental health condition. Have you been in such a situation? Did they doubt you or did they believe your symptoms?
Read this article to hear more about some students' experiences!
WHEN AN ADULT TOOK STANDARDIZED TESTS FORCED ON KIDS
Don't let those standardized tests decide your future! A professional, well-educated man expressed that, “If I’d been required to take those two tests when I was a 10th grader, my life would almost certainly have been very different. I’d have been told I wasn’t ‘college material,’ would probably have believed it, and looked for work appropriate for the level of ability that the test said I had."
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FINALLY A LEGITIMATE ACADEMIC STUDY FINDS FACEBOOK DOES INDEED MAKE PEOPLE SADDER
Have you ever felt bummed after being on Facebook? There's no doubt that people love having and using Facebook to communicate with friends and family, but is there content on Facebook that can make us feel sad? Find out more about this thought in this article.
PLAYING A VIDEO GAME HELPS TEENS BEAT DEPRESSION
"Video games are more often regarded as causes of mental illness than as cures, but in a new study, a specially designed fantasy game helped teens conquer depression just as well as, if not better than, usual counseling."
Study: Playing a Video Game Helps Teens Beat Depression
TRYING TO FIND A CRY OF DEPRESSION OF DESPERATION AMID THE FACEBOOK DRAMA
Specialists in adolescent medicine and mental health experts say that dark
postings should not be hastily dismissed because they can serve as signs of
depression and an early warning system for timely intervention.
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Trying to Find a Cry of Desperation Amid the
Take a stand!
No matter who you are, it is OK to take a stand for your health. Wellness goes a long way!
Royce White took his stand before the general public risking his career in Basketball for the welfare of those around him.
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