The Suicide Note I Never Left

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Have you ever had suicidal thoughts? Would your note have been different?

John Nash: A Reason To Hope

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Dr. Nash was more than a mathematician. He was a symbol of hope for the hopeless.

A Light in the Void of Despair

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Shawn Henfling shares the unexpected benefits of his fight with Depression.

Souls in a Cage: The Slow Decay of the Mentally Ill in Prison

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Erin Kelly examines the recent treatment of prisoners with mental illness by the US police force.

Inside The Prison Of My Mind

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Shawn Henfling offers a glimpse into his mind in the midst of a depressive episode.

Good Mental Health Care in Prisons Must Begin and End in the Community

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Prisoners are two to three times as likely as those in the community to have a mental illness and are ten to 15 times more likely to have a psychotic disorder.

James Holmes Trial Puts Sanity on the Stand

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Jurors will likely be presented with conflicting notions of sanity and insanity. And they will be forced to confront widely held cultural assumptions about mental illness and violence.

Living Inside the Storm

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A woman opens a window on life with a bipolar partner.

Men, Depression and Suicide: What Will it Take for Men to Seek Help?

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Dr. Margaret Rutherford asks the tough questions about men and suicide so that we can more effectively get men suffering from depression to reach out to get the help they need.

His Dogs Saved His Life. Can Yours Do The Same For You?

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Shawn Henfling looks back at the effect his dogs have had on his own mental health.

4 Ways Relationships Are Complicated When One Of You Has Depression

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No relationship is always easy. But having a partner with depression can be really difficult if you don’t understand what they’re going through.

The Slippery Slope of Blaming Depression or Anxiety For The GermanWings Murder-Suicide

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Quickness to explain this tragedy by labeling the co-pilot as ‘depressed’ or ‘anxious’ could serve to further stigmatize and discourage openness and treatment for these common human conditions.

9 Questions About Living With Depression

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You know those questionnaires doctors ask you to fill out about depression? Gabe Howard decided to publish his.

Detained Children Risk Life-Long Physical and Mental Harm

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Children exposed to cumulative stressors for long periods of time become less able to learn, more difficult to settle and console, and are unable to enjoy the fun and games of childhood.

When There Is No Normal

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Norman Gold shares the challenge of parenting a child with a mental illness.

How to Love a Woman With Bipolar Disorder

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Liz Furl’s husband rides the waves of bipolar disorder with her, and they both maintain their balance through love.