Monday, March 24, 2014

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Helping Someone Who is Suicidal

Suicide is unfortunately common and the thought of someone we love considering suicide is overwhelming. While there are some things we can do to help in such a situation, it is important to recognize that someone facing a suicidal crisis is likely to need professional help. One of the most important things we can do is provide support and help the person connect with a mental health provider. Obtaining professional help in a timely manner may be the difference between life and death.

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Monday, March 17, 2014

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ADHD Linked to Serious Motor Vehicle Accidents

difference-between-add-and-adhdAttention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the more common mental illnesses diagnosed in childhood. Mental health professionals used to think that children with ADHD outgrew the disorder during the teen years, but it is now clear that many people with childhood ADHD will continue to experience symptoms throughout adolescence and into adulthood.

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Monday, March 3, 2014

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Recognizing Healthy Anger

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Anger is a common emotion we all recognize. Survey research shows that most people feel at least mildly angry several times per week. Fortunately, the experience of anger, while often unpleasant, is not necessarily harmful. In fact, some anger can be healthy for us.

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