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Tips for Telling Others About Your Depression

Depression is often times misunderstood. This can often cause apprehension surrounding sharing  your feelings of depression with others, compounding with the symptoms of depression that a person is already feeling. When preparing to tell...

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Q&A with a Mental Health Therapist

Recently, I had the opportunity to ask a local therapist some questions about therapy. The therapist’s name is Shannon Toomey, MS-CP. She works at a local outpatient mental health clinic. The clients seen at the...

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Depression

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been really open about his experience with depression during his early adulthood. Check out this video where he breaks down “having faith” that depression can be managed. The Rock was...

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Dear Black Women

This open letter featured on Huffington Post was written by Minaa B. the founder of Respect Your Struggle.  “Respect Your Struggle is a digital magazine that focuses on real life issues experienced by the...

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Mental Health Apps

Focusing on your mental health can be made easier by having self-care at the tips of your fingers on your phone. There are many apps out there for both iPhone iOS and Android devices....

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Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program

The Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program is a suicide prevention program created to help by “empowering individuals and communities through leadership, awareness and education; and by collaborating and partnering with support networks to reduce...