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It’s May, and mental health awareness month has started. Every year I look forward to the social media programming: the people who share stories of recovery, those receiving support for their current struggles, and the community of providers on social media sharing amazing mental health content. …

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Since the beginning, humans have needed others — regardless of gender, ethnicity, or geographic location, we are social creatures. Quality relationships make us happier, healthier, and more productive. Social support buffers stress and fulfills an important psychological need to belong and feel accepted by others.

In an ideal, harmonious world…

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“If I had been a boy, it would have been picked up sooner,” said Gail Muller, 44, of her recent attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) diagnosis.

Like many women getting diagnosed with ADHD later in life, Muller, a UK-based author, educator, and adventurer spent many years struggling to regulate her…

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Results from the Awakn Life Sciences’ Phase IIa/b study investigating ketamine-assisted therapy for the treatment of alcohol use disorder (AUD) have shown 86% abstinence for six months following treatment. According to the study’s lead author, the therapy has the potential to save lives.

The double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial, which included…

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Content warning: suicide.
If you or someone you know needs help, visit these
suicide prevention resources.
If you need support right now, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1–800–273–8255, the Trevor Project at 1–866–488–7386, or reach the Crisis Text Line by texting “START” to 741741.

I had my first…

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We’re back from winter break and in the midst of teaching in person, especially during a pandemic. It’s been a bit chaotic. We have midterms coming up and some students need more direct intervention and support.

Regardless, I’ve had trouble finding the time to write. I’ve had trouble having the…

Invisible Illness

We don't talk enough about mental health.

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