4 interesting ways mental illness is addressed around the world.

Over the past few months we’ve posted extensively about mental health, exploring everything from specific mental illnesses to various treatment and support options. We’ve covered a lot of ground so far, but it’s really just...

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Can your home or workplace affect your mental health?

It goes without saying that some environments are more conducive to certain activities than others. For instance, the quiet of a library makes it an excellent place to study, while the blaring music of a...

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LifeSpeak video training excerpt: Being mindful about unwanted emotions

In this video training excerpt, Dr. Susan Orsillo explains common responses to negative emotions, and how to deal with these emotions more mindfully. Further reading 5 easy ways to improve your mental health today. Understanding stress, anxiety, and...

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Understanding stress, anxiety, and depression.

Millions of Americans experience some form of stress, anxiety, or depression everyday, so it's crucial for all of us to understand these three definitions.

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How can you tell if you’re depressed?

Depression has long been one of the most misunderstood illnesses. In ancient times, it was referred to as melancholia, and it was thought that those suffering with the condition were possessed by the devil. Because...

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Is the U.S. workforce facing a mental health crisis?

The stats in this infographic prove the importance of prioritizing mental health in the workplace.

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LifeSpeak video training excerpt: A cognitive strategy for generalized anxiety

In this video training excerpt, Dr. Deborah Ledley provides practical strategies for overcoming worry and anxiety. Further reading 3 proactive ways to deal with stress. How to incorporate mental wellness into your daily routine. Get...

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What to look for in a therapist.

We’re hardwired to prefer convenience. Case in point: when’s the last time you crossed town for something you could’ve gotten around the corner? Even if the product or service on the other side of the...

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Which mental health care professional is right for you?

Note: This article focuses on mental health care providers practicing in the United States. Licensing regulations and education requirements may differ in other countries. Many people think the terms therapist, counselor, psychiatrist, and psychologist are...

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5 easy ways to improve your mental health today.

Wondering what you can do to improve your mental well-being? Start with these tips.

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LifeSpeak video training excerpt: mental illness is preventable and treatable.

In this video training excerpt, Dr. David Goldbloom dispels a few myths about mental illness. Further reading How to incorporate mental wellness into your daily routine. 3 proactive ways to deal with stress. How the...

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How your privacy is protected when you access mental health services.

If you’re a fan of medical or legal dramas you’ve probably heard of “doctor-patient confidentiality” or “lawyer-client privilege”. They represent the idea that patients/clients should be able to fully trust their doctor/lawyer with anything they...

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