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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders are About Emotional Pain- Not Food

With Feb. 24 marking the beginning of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, there’s one thing you need to remember if you know someone with an eating disorder. They are experiencing significant emotional pain; the eating disorder is an attempt to communicate that pain. If food or exercise appears to be running the life of a family member, friend or colleague, you can help by focusing on them and their lived experience – and not exclusively on the food.

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Mental Health

Snapchat’s New Mental Health Tool Will Offer Helpful Intervention

Snapchat is launching a search tool called Here For You that will surface “safety resources” from mental health experts when users search for sensitive topics like anxiety, depression, suicide, and bullying, the company announced Tuesday.

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Implicit Association Testing

Implicit Association Testing May Predict Future Suicide Attempts

A recent study conducted by Tello et al. (2019) found that Suicide Implicit Association Testing predicted future suicide attempts among participants with 85% acccuracy.

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Irish School Ditches Homework For One Month, Assigns ‘Acts of Kindness’ Instead

Lady GaGa Discusses Mental Health Struggle and How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Has Helped Her with Oprah

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Lady Gaga on How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Has Helped Her with Her Mental Health Struggles

Lady GaGa Discusses Mental Health Struggle and How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Has Helped Her with Oprah

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The Decade That Changed The Way We Think About Mental Health

There’s still a long way to go before we’re a mental health-positive, stigma-free society. Many people still don’t think about mental illnesses in the same way as other illnesses, such as cancer or diabetes…

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Lady Gaga opens up about mental health struggles

Lady Gaga talks about her experiences with mental health struggles and self-harm in an interview for Elle Magazine…

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Executive Coaching or Therapy?

In the middle of a family crisis, Aishetu Fatima Dozie, a Harvard Business School graduate, decided to call her executive coach. The two had grown close, and it wasn’t unusual for personal matters to come up during sessions. The conversation made her feel better, but apparently it crossed a line…

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5 Young Celebrities Who Have Opened Up About Their Mental Health in 2019

It’s no secret that the younger generation is more forthcoming about mental health. A 2015 study conducted by American University found that millennials are more likely to talk about mental health, as well as be accepting of others who struggle with it, compared to their parents or grandparents. Accordingly, some of the leading talents in pop culture are exemplifying this in the spotlight…

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Ten Sessions

What if someone told you about a type of therapy that could help you work through unhealed trauma in just ten sessions? Some people knock through it in two weeks. Jaime Lowe tried the therapy—and recorded it…

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Anxiety Looks Different in Men

When a man explodes in anger over something seemingly insignificant, he may appear like just a jerk. But he could be anxious. Anxiety problems can look different in men. When people think of anxiety, they may picture the excessive worry and avoidance of frightening situations that often plague those who suffer. These afflict men, too. But…

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Kids’ Anxiety Can Spike During The Summer

With the end of the school year approaching, it’s natural to think that she might be relieved. She made it through another year. For this child, however, it’s the opposite. She does enjoy some parts of the summer: She likes swimming, has fun with her family and doesn’t miss homework. But with both of her parents working for most of the summer, she has to enroll in several week-long day camps. This means constant transitions and new rules. Long weekends away with family and friends disrupt sleep routines…

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