Posts Tagged ‘mental health’

Social Media is kind of evil. Data and research have shown this for a while now: if you are on social media, it is going to negatively affect your mental health. Despite that fact, the world still rushes to social media sources such as Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook, disregarding their own wellbeing to stay on […]

When you think of therapy, you might imagine two people sitting on uncomfortable furniture and talking about one’s childhood. And you wouldn’t be completely wrong, but you’re also far from completely right. For many, therapy is a scary word. It carries with it years of social stigma and generations of media parodies and overgeneralization. But, […]

If you’ve scrolled through social media in the last few days you may have seen a news article going around the mental health community about a Dutch teenager who committed suicide via euthanasia. The tale it paints is tragic, and not entirely void of fact, but several major news outlets, including The New York Times, […]

Another study was recently released potentially linking the popular Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” to rising suicide rates in young people. Using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, authors Till, Stack and Niederkrotenthaler found that 94 more kids ages 10-19 died in the following months (April-June) than was expected. While the authors […]

For some, September marks the beginning of a beautiful fall season: crisp air, colorful leaves and new beginnings. For others, the month simply means a return to routine: busy schedules, daily stress and crippling anxiety. But did you know September is also National Self-Improvement Month? It’s a reminder to embrace growth, change and positivity. You’re […]