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Looking at Substance Use

Society often looks negatively at those with substance use problems. There is a stigma and a false belief that those struggling with substance use are making a conscious choice to spiral downwards. It is rare...

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Is Depression Something You Can Control?

Is depression something you can control? Or are there actual changes in the brain that cause it that are beyond our control? Research studies show that when someone is depressed, we can see many changes in the...

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Getting Help: Where to Start

Mental health problems don’t only affect adults. Children, teens and young adults can have mental health problems, too. In fact, three out of four people with mental health problems showed signs before they were...

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Grrr! Irritability And What It Means

Listen to this scenario and see if it sounds familiar: some people are really annoying. Other people just don’t mind their own business. Why is that person staring at me? Why won’t my friend text...

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What Is CBT? A Comic Example

When you feel depressed or anxious, it can feel like you are just lost in your thoughts. A type of therapy called cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) helps to teach you how to change your...

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What Caused My Depression?

Have you ever been confused about what the source of your depression symptoms is? If so, you are not alone. A research project done in the United Kingdom studied 465 adolescent participants with diagnosed mild to severe...