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Think you know what mental illness looks like? Think again

Mental illness could look like the mother of three suffering from post-partum depression. Or a single man with an engineering degree who can’t find a job because he has a history of paranoid schizophrenia. Or the child with autism who reads voraciously but won’t talk to strangers...

Mental illness rises alongside pressure to succeed

Mental health and illness is a major concern for today’s youth. According to a survey released by Pew Research Center in February, 70 percent of teens said they saw anxiety and depression as a “major problem” for people in their age group, topping concerns such...

Six Reasons to Go Paleo for Mental Health

If you are living with a mental health problem of any kind, there are many dietary strategies you can use to try to address the root causes of your symptoms, and the so-called paleo diet is an excellent place to start for just about everyone. While definitions can...

Suicide Prevention

Every year close to 800 000 people take their own life and there are many more people who attempt suicide. Every suicide is a tragedy that affects families, communities and entire countries and has long-lasting effects on the people left behind. Suicide occurs throughout the lifespan...

Don’t Forget A Mental Health Check-In On Your To-Do List

Often lost amidst the challenges and tasks of running a business are the considerations of the human side of things. Not the professional relationships and partnerships that help to keep our companies running; those we tend quite well, if we’re smart. No, what goes unspoken...

Mental health included in the UN Sustainable Development Goals

For the first time, world leaders are recognizing the promotion of mental health and well-being, and the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, as health priorities within the global development agenda. The inclusion of mental health and substance abuse in the Sustainable Development Agenda, which...