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54 min ago |

10th Annual Suicide Awareness Banquet

The 10th Annual Suicide Awareness Banquet, "Celebrating Ten Years of Hope" took place this evening at Colburn United Methodist Church.


Related Topix: Health

5 hrs ago | The Advocate

Match to give the boot to stigma about depression

The one-off game for Mental Health Awareness is the first day of its kind in Australia and seeks to raise awareness for mental health and suicide prevention within the age group of 14-24 years.


Related Topix: Health

7 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times

Communities that Care: Out of the Darkness walk breaks down stigma of suicide, depression

I am a survivor. These four words carry such a huge meaning. For some, the words signify strength, determination and power to overcome tough situations.


Related Topix: Health, Centre County, PA, State College, PA

9 hrs ago | HON

Internet May Help Seniors Avoid Depression

Surveys conducted between 2002 and 2008 found that far fewer retirees who said they used the Internet for communication and other purposes suffered from depression than non-Internet users.


Related Topix: Health, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, East Lansing, MI, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

13 hrs ago | Surgical Products

Study Finds Physical Signs Of Depression Common Among ICU Survivors

Depression affects more than one out of three survivors of critical illness, according to a Vanderbilt study released in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine , and the majority of patients experience their symptoms physically rather than mentally.


Related Topix: Health

17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Trauma of life is passed down in SPERM, affecting mental health of future generations

Looking like a castaway, Polish man finally reaches land after paddling across the Atlantic on a six-month 6,000 mile journey in a kayak School bus driver is caught on tape BULLYING disabled girl and encouraging other special needs kids to call her names These changes can cause a man's children to develop bipolar disorder and are so strong they can ... (more)


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Health

21 hrs ago | BioSpace

Protein That Shrinks Depressed Brains Identified, Yale University Study

Could preventing the brain shrinkage associated with depression be as simple as blocking a protein? Post-mortem analysis of brain tissue has shown that the dendrites that relay messages between neurons are more shrivelled in people with severe depression than in people without the condition.


Related Topix: Health

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Mental health takes centre stage at Vic High

From left, Victoria High school students Emma Hornell, Lilly Powell, Owen Erickson, Asia LeMackay and Maggie Laver are part of a group of students organizing a mental health awareness series of workshops and talks next week at the school.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Health

Cape Cod Times

More than a cute hat: Knitting may have health benefits

When I picked up knitting needles for the first time about two years ago, I couldn't have imagined how vital the hobby would become to my well-being.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Knitting, Crafts, Motherhood, Family, Health, Parkinson's Disease, Columbia University


A Walk Through Depression April 30

This discussion is free and open to the public 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at Holy Cross Parish, 10651 County Road 8, Kimball.


Related Topix: Health, Kimball, MN

New Scientist

Protein that shrinks depressed brains identified

Post-mortem analysis of brain tissue has shown that the dendrites that relay messages between neurons are more shrivelled in people with severe depression than in people without the condition.


Related Topix: Health, Australia, World News,


7 Ways Depression Differs in Men and Women

Men and women can experience depression in different ways, and although they also share many common signs and symptoms, a better understanding of the differences may help those with depression, researchers say.


Related Topix: Health, Women's Health

Irish Olympian talks about fight with depression

Irish Olympic hero Eamonn Coghlan has spoken of his personal battle with depression at the end of his running career - and the importance of knowing that help is available.


Related Topix: Health, Pop/Rock, The Monkees

Vancouver Courier

Kitsilano youth fear losing Pine Free clinic

The Pine Free clinic on 4th Avenue will be closing its doors after more than 40 years in operation.


Related Topix: Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Cancer patients need anxiety, depression screening

It is important to recognize and treat anxiety or depression among cancer patients, according to a clinical guideline published online April 14 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .


Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Tue Apr 22, 2014

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Depressed? Researchers identify new antidepressant mechanisms, therapeutic approaches

DALLAS April 22, 2014 Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center are making breakthroughs that could benefit people suffering from depression .


Related Topix: University of Iowa

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Monroe area residents gather for vigil for young man who died of suicide

About 75 people gathered at Lake Tye Park Friday to share prayers and offer support for the family of a young local man who died of suicide.


Related Topix: Health, Everett, WA

Psychology Today

New Hope for Treating Depression and Alcoholism

Alcoholism and depression are the right and left hands of a heartbreaking condition that often includes both.


Related Topix: Health, Alcoholism, Medicine

The Times of Israel

Top US health insurer uses Israeli brain therapy device

A device developed by Israel's Brainsway is available for tens of millions of customers of UnitedHealth Group, a healthcare provider which now offers the system for the treatment of major depressive disorder via its Optum Health Services Platform .


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

Sunderland Echo

MP blames cuts for making us UK's anti-depressant capital

MP Graeme Morris claims that shocking new figures showing the North East to be a mental health blackspot are due to Government cuts.


Related Topix: Anxiety, Medicine, Health