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Depression

If you are depressed, you feel a sense of helplessness, hopelessness or despair. You lose interest in your favorite activities, may experience changes in appetite, weight and sleep patterns, have difficulty concentrating and may be preoccupied with death or suicide. READ MORE

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is characterized by intense episodes of elation or irritability and despair, with any combination of mood experiences in between, including periods of normal moods. READ MORE

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Memory Loss After Sexual Assault Is Real

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What Dr. Virginia Lindahl Wants You to Know About Suicide

Educating yourself about suicide risks and prevention could help you save someone's life

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Pandemic Unveils Growing Suicide Crisis for Communities of Color

Research shows that while suicide rates have dropped for white Americans in recent years, it is a growing crisis for communities of color

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Try these apps to help you in your journey

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Think You Know What ADHD Is? Think Again.

ADHD isn't just about not being able to sit still. And it's not just a condition for little boys.

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Why We Missed Hugs

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