Advice on Mental Health Disorders

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Sad woman with seasonal affective disorder in winter

The winter blues are very common, with many of us experiencing a mood shift during the colder, darker days of winter. You may find yourself feeling more lethargic and down overall.

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Understanding and Preventing Suicidal Behavior

Q&A with David A. Brent, M.D.
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Epidemiology, and Clinical and Translational Science and Endowed Chair in Suicide Studies
The University of Pittsburgh

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Managing Stress Around the Holidays

While the holiday season can be a fun and joyous time, it can also be very stressful. Here are a few ideas to try and alleviate some of the seasonal stress.

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How to Support Someone with Mental Illness

1 in 5 of us lives with a mental illness. This means every one of us has a family member or loved one affected by mental illness. Like any other health problem, someone with a mental illness needs all of your love and support.

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Every Day Mental Health Tips

When we talk about mental health we are talking about “a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being.” Our mental health influences how we think, feel, and behave in daily life

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