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Self Evaluator Assessment Tool

The Self Evaluator tool is a Project of the Jed Foundation and was developed for ULifeline by Duke University School of Medicine. It screens for thirteen of the most common mental health conditions that college...

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Therapy: it really does work

How could simply talking to someone make you feel better? Sometimes when you feel so bad you think there’s nothing anyone could possible say that would help or make you feel better. Yet therapy helps millions...

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Interpersonal Therapy

We don’t live our lives in a bubble. Whether we want to or not we have to live with each other and this can affect our day-to-day experiences. Interpersonal therapy, or IPT, is a type...

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What is Therapy?

We spoke to Dr. Jessica Levenson who works at the Sleep Medicine Program at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Jessica is a clinical psychologist who is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal...

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Journaling Toward Mental Health

I recently found an article on Amy Polar’s Smart Girls website about Journaling and I thought it would be great to share here.  One of the things I really liked about the article was...

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Invisible Illness

Depression is not a “visible” health issue. It doesn’t announce itself to the world with a cast, or stitches, or vomiting. Depression is sneaky. It can be hard to talk about. Hard to define....

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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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#YouGoodMan

Social media can be used as a great way to bring awareness to a variety of topics, much like the #icebucketchallenge. This hashtag brought about awareness, mass donations, and a large open forum to...