Take Back Your Brain (Break the silence on mental health)

What do you think of when I say that? Perhaps you’re asking yourself, “What do you mean? Who has my brain? It’s right here. But do you really have your brain? Or has society stolen your brain from you? We’re put in schools and our brains are stuffed with information that doesn’t necessarily serve our daily lives. We’re herded to…

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The Crystal Ball of Psychosis

The process of identifying people at very high risk for schizophrenia is getting better. But it can still be hard to know who will actually go on to develop full psychosis. I’m Jennifer Dodd, and this is a daily RX minute. A recent study found that the most important time to watch for patients becoming fully psychotic is in the…

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Andrew Zimmer's #MyYoungerSelf

everybody I'm Andrew Zimmern chef TV personality author and I'm an addict and an alcoholic and I suffer from a whole range of mental illnesses especially depression and anxiety and if I had if I had the opportunity to go back and speak to my younger self I would tell young Andrew that he didn't know everything I was convinced…

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Mikaella's Story on depression and a suicide attempt

hi my name is Michaela I'm 16 years old I am a student at false career high school and this is my story when I was 13 years old my depression and anxiety hit and that's when I realized what it actually was when I was 14 years old there was a house fire and I lost my cousins a…

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Preventing the Onset of Severe Mental Illness: Lessons Learned

when I started the program I was doing my bachelor's degree in psychology I graduated and then right now I'm back in school and I'm in a graduate program at the University of Southern Maine studying to be a family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner very funny that I would go into this field it's uncomfortable at first to tell…

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Depression Jumps Among Millennials in the U.S.

major depression is on the rise in the u.s. especially among teens and young adults according to new analysis from the BlueCross BlueShield Association the group collected medical data from members and found a 33 percent jump in diagnosis of major depression from 2013 to 2016 millenials and teenagers saw the fastest climb in diagnosis rates of 47% and 63%…

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Young adults and depression in US

I really think that there's someone lovely has the same as you know I'm going through and if I could help them if this is anything worth to them worse if this can stop them from doing something self-destructive then that makes me feel better about myself that makes me less depressed because I'm helping someone that's in the same…

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