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Warning Signs of Suicide

Author: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Suicide can be prevented. While some suicides occur without any outward warning, most people who are suicidal do give warnings. Prevent the suicide of loved ones by learning to recognize the signs of someone at risk, taking those signs seriously and…

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Depression in Teens and Children

Author: Dr. Kalman Heller Depression is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders in the country and it is on the rise as one of the most serious health concerns facing us. The irony is that it is also one of the most treatable disorders, through psychotherapy…

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Males With Eating Disorders

Author: Abigail Natenshon The Eating disorders were once thought to be women’s diseases. No longer. The number of men with symptoms of eating disorders has doubled in past decade. New research out of the University of Toronto shows that 1 of every 6 people who qualified for a…

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Teenage Cutting: A Trend on the Rise

Author: Cutting is an increasingly popular behavior among teens—and it doesn’t mean skipping classes, anymore. Cutting, with a paper clip, scissors, pen or other sharp object on the skin, is just one of a number of self-injurious behaviors that kids use to hurt themselves.

A Long Arm: Teen Depression

Author: Psychology Today -Depressed adolescents retain functional scars later in life.- You could say it’s depressing news. Not only do adolescents experience major depression at the same rates that adults do, three quarters of depressed adolescents experience further psychiatric disorder. By age 24, half of them have had…

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Warning Signs & Symptoms of Eating Disorders

Author: Eating Disorders Victoria It is important to know the warning signs of an eating disorder.  These may indicate that an eating disorder is developing or is being experienced in full.  Below are lists of behavioural, physical and psychological signs or changes which often accompany an eating disorder….

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