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Is anorexia a mental illness?
Eating Disorders and Suicide

Who is affected? Eating disorders are oftentimes accompanied with thoughts of suicide or suicide attempts. In fact, suicide is the most…

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Self-Injury Awareness Day March 1, 2018

Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD), is an international awareness day that takes place every year on March 1 and is a day…

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Is My Teenager Depressed?

Teenagers face a host of pressures, from the hormonal changes of puberty and building their self-esteem, to facing peer pressure about…

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How Can I Tell if my Teenager is Suicidal?

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), more than 41,000 individuals die by suicide each year, making suicide the 10th…

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World Aids Day: Mental Health Disorders Associated with HIV/AIDS

Globally, there are an estimated 36.7 million people who have the virus. Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more…

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National Depression Screening Day October 5th

During Mental Illness Awareness Week on Oct. 1-7, 2017, National Association for Mental Illness (NAMI) and other mental health participants across…

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Bullying and its Effects on Body Image and Eating Disorders

Bullying can occur among individuals of any weight and at any age. It is often defined as unprovoked aggressive behavior repeatedly…

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Suicide in Adolescents

Suicidal ideations are thoughts involving killing oneself and often are directly related to mental health illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar…

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How the Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why is a Potential Trigger for Suicide and Mental Illness

It is difficult to survive a day in the office or a night out with friends, browse social media or overhear…

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Suicide and Eating Disorders: A Co-Occurring Condition

Bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder, and anorexia nervosa are the most well-known eating disorders in the United States and affect approximately 20…

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