mental health

Three-Digit Code Could Connect Veterans at Risk of Suicide to Life-Saving Resources

A lifeline that could save countless veteran lives is one step closer to finally happening. This week, the Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed the FCC move forward with establishing 988 as the national suicide prevention and mental health services hotline. “This crisis is...
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Study: 78 Minutes of Music a Day Improves Mental Health

There have been been plenty of studies that prove the health benefits of music, but just how much of a daily intake do you need to start reaping the benefites? 78 minutes. A study by the British Academy of Sound Therapy found that listening to music for that amount of time helps maintain good...
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Social Media Affects Boys' and Girls' Mental Health Differently

It’s no secret that social media can have poor effects on our mental health, but a recent study shows that the effects could be different for girls compared to the effects on boys. The Longitudinal Study of Young People in England aimed to determine the negative effects of social media on younger...
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Robin Williams' Son Opens Up on His Father's Struggles

Yesterday marked what would have been Robin Williams’ 68th birthday, and his son, Zak Williams, is remembering back on supporting his father’s emotional struggles. During an appearance on Good Morning Britain , Zak talked about how hard it was to watch someone so close to him battle with emotional...
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AXE- CHESTER BENNINGTON, DEPRESSION, AND MY THOUGHTS

The death of Linkin Park front-man Chester Bennington has hit me very hard; harder than any other celebrity or musician’s death I can think of in recent memory. I feel at a loss for words… but I will try. Bennington was rich, famous, had a beautiful wife, 6 kids, adoring fans… everything from an...
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LISTEN: Passion Pit Releases New Track

Passion Pit released a new whimsical song, “Somewhere Up There.” It builds as the track progresses, cuts for a brief lecture on child-mother attachment, and then picks up again—only to cut out one last time for a voicemail from singer Michael Angelakos’ mom. What a cool shoutout, right?“Somewhere...
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