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4 Things That Can Affect Your Child’s Mental Health … and How to Help

on September 04, 2019

Taking tests, fledgling romances, annoying siblings—stresses on kids used to seem small and manageable. But the world feels like a tougher place now, even for the young. Anxiety affects 32% of teens, and more than one in 10 have suffered major depressive episodes.

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American Opinions on Mental Illness and Genetic Testing

on October 03, 2016

Each year, during the first full week of October, individuals and organizations join together for Mental Illness Awareness Week to educate the public on mental health issues and provide support for those who need it.

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Uncovering The Mental Health Crisis in Schools

on September 16, 2016

Of the 50 million public school students in the U.S., one in five of them show signs of a mental health disorder. Nearly 80% of these students don’t receive any form of support or counseling from their schools.

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Mental Health Champions: Celebrities Are Speaking Out

on August 26, 2016

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently held their annual Voice Awards, honoring a host of consumer and family leaders and television and film professionals who educate the public about behavioral health.

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An Olympian Shares Her Struggle With Depression

on August 12, 2016

Being an Olympian involves intense physical strain and public pressure – so how does that affect mental health? For some athletes, mental illness can present a major problem both during the season and after they eventually retire from competition. To help address mental health concerns, the U.S. Olympic team employs sports psychologists to help the athletes talk about depression and anxiety they can face during competition.

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Mental Health Awareness Month Webinar

on May 03, 2016

Watch our latest webinar in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month.

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