New Drug Promises to Treat Your Alcohol Addiction (and Make You Happier)

Quite often, a person who struggles with alcoholism also suffers from depression. Reportedly, depression affects many of the 140 million people worldwide battling alcohol use disorders. And to make matters more complicated, alcohol worsens depression and depression worsens alcohol abuse.

Pulling it Together. One Way to Cope With Postpartum Depression

Mothers with postpartum depression experience feelings of extreme sadness, anxiety and exhaustion. Sadly, this makes it extremely difficult for new mothers to accomplish daily tasks for themselves or for others.

A Millennial Shares His Thoughts on Suicide. This is a Must-Read!

Suicide has been in the news lately. We have lost two famous people to suicide this week- Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Earlier in the year, we also lost Avicii. And there are many others who were not famous who also committed suicide.

Making Sense of Kate Spade’s Tragic Death

It just doesn’t make sense. Highly successful, married, a mother to a beautiful 13-year-old girl, found dead in her Park Avenue apartment in New York City’s Upper East Side, where she reportedly hanged herself with a scarf. A note was found at the scene, but details of this note have not been shared.

We Have a Dream That One Day Depression Won’t Be Stigmatized

Martin Luther King is known for his tireless fight for civil rights. But what you may not know is that he suffered throughout much of his life from something many Americans currently have -- depression. In fact, it has been reported he had severe depression.

When Serious Depression Strikes, No One is Safe

The country was shocked, saddened and angered over the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history at a music festival in Las Vegas that left 58 dead and close to 500 wounded. Our hearts still ache for the families and communities impacted by this tragedy.

Just One Hour of Exercise a Week Might Help Keep Depression Away

There is overwhelming evidence that the body and the mind are intertwined. And there are many healthcare professionals who conclude that an unhealthy body may reflect an unhealthy or undisciplined mind. So it’s safe to conclude that a healthy body increases your chance of having a healthy mind.

What You May Not Know About Antidepressants

You likely have heard the saying: “Prevention is better than cure.” And in regards to a recent study about treating depression, we couldn’t agree more.

Is IG Bad for Your Mental Health? Depends Who You Follow

The month of September is usually recognized as a time to shine a light on suicide and figure out ways we can be proactive about it. That is why September is referred to as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

NPD: The Mental Disorder that Demands Attention

I recently came across this story about one of my peers, a lawyer, who prefers to remain anonymous and goes by the name of “Julie.” Julie suffers from chronic depression but did not want to get therapy out of fear of having to disclose medical records. And according to the story, “Julie's worries were warranted: All 50 states' bar associations ask about applicants' mental health histories, and there are several cases of people being denied admission to practice law on the basis of mental health problems—even if they've been successfully treated.”

Show Me How to Live: 8 Minerals that Can Help You Cope with Depression

Iconic singer and frontman of the famous rock bands Audioslave and Soundgarden Chris Cornell died this past Thursday day from what appears to be a suicide. He was 52-years-old.

What About Paternal Depression?

We’ve heard about maternal depression but not much about paternal depression! About 13 percent of pregnant women and new mothers experience depression, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. But have you ever thought about how many expectant and new dads experience depression? A new study uncovers some of the reasons for paternal depression.

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