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Recognizing Depression in Children and Teens

Maybe your 10-year-old is the class bully. Or your teenage daughter ignores her curfew. These actions might be normal signs of growing up. But they also may signal depression. Depression is a serious problem in both children and teens. But treatment can help. What is depression? Depression is a mood disorder that affects the way […]

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Why You Should Stop Doomscrolling

You pick up your phone or log on to your laptop. Before you know it, you’re immersed in the worst news of the day, from COVID-19 deaths to political turmoil. Social media, health experts, and others have been using a new term for being drawn to disaster online: doomscrolling. The experience can make you feel […]


How to Talk with Your Doctor About Mental Health

When your body isn’t well, you head to the doctor. But what if your mind isn’t feeling quite right? Your health care provider should hear these concerns, too.If you’re feeling depressed, anxious, or are having other trouble with thinking and emotions, don’t be afraid to speak up. Talking with your provider about your mental health […]

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Minding Your Mental Health During the Pandemic

Your day-to-day life may look much different now than before the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve all been introduced to some new—and at times—uncomfortable ways of living, like social distancing, stay-at-home orders, and quarantining. Such pandemic-related changes may have you and your loved ones worried, overwhelmed, or even scared. Now more than ever, you need to mind […]

Boosting Your Mental Health

You know that you should eat healthy foods and get some exercise to feel good and live longer. Another key part to living longer is your mental health. Good mental health is just as important as good physical health. But we all face changes in life that can challenge our emotional well-being. For example, even […]

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Help for the Holiday Blues

The holidays can be stressful. Shopping, social events, debt, and other pressures can lead to anxiety. Missing loved ones, and stewing about past events can also contribute.