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Celebrities With Mental Illnesses

Many teenagers with mental illnesses feel like they aren’t “normal” and that they are alone in their struggle. There are so many YouTubers and singers that have spoke a lot about their struggles with...

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We R Native

Native Americans and Alaskan Natives (shortened to AIAN) make up nearly 3 million people in the United States today. The proportion of AIAN youth in the community is higher than that of the total...

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Know the Signs

We live in a society where being busy is highly valued. Everyone is on the go at all times. Therefore, when someone isn’t busy, we often refer to him or her as lazy. However,...

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Let’s Talk Day

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day. This is a Canadian campaign by Bell Canada, one of the country’s primary telecommuncations company, that started in September 2010 with the goal of creating a national conversation about...

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Finding Solace at a Mental Health Vigil

My college is one of many around the U.S. that really pushes mental health awareness. During the month of October — the first full week of which is National Mental Health Awareness Week —...

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Mental Health Month

May is recognized as Mental Health Month.  During the following month, time is taken to raise awareness and educate the public about the realities of living with mental illness.  Although mental health issues are...

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Learn more about Myths Dealing with Mental Health

Mental Health.gov compiled a list of 9 commonly believed myths about mental health and provides facts to prove them wrong.  Many people have learned inaccurate information about people with mental health issues for a...