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Fighting a War on Two Fronts Fighting a War on Two Fronts

Lessons from Laura

Today is Valentine’s Day, 2018 and the loss of my daughter Laura feels much more real because I can’t call her, tell her home much I ...

Lessons from Laura
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0 Lessons-from-Laura-Lessons-from-Laura jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-lessons-from-laura 0 297094 297094 Today is Valentine’s Day, 2018 and the loss of my daughter Laura feels much more real because I can’t call her, tell her home much I love her, or give her that silly gift she’s used to getting from me. There is nothing more profound than the love of a mother for her child and there is no greater loss when that child is no longer with us. Valentine’s Day made me stop and reflect on the role of love plays when your child is addicted. Love can have profound implications in how you help your child manage through their disease or how you perpetuate their problem.

Fighting a War on Two Fronts

Lessons from Laura

Today is Valentine’s Day, 2018 and the loss of my daughter Laura feels much more real because I can’t call her, tell her home much I love her, or ...

Depression: A Student's Perspective Depression: A Student's Perspective

An Animated Video from Demystifying Medicine

This video educates students about depression in order to minimize the stigma that is associated with the medical condition. It discusses ...

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1 Video-Video jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Student-Perspective-Of-Depression 0 297199 297199 This video educates students about depression in order to minimize the stigma that is associated with the medical condition. It discusses how depression impacts lives and describes its symptoms, causes and treatment options. The video also provides information about resources available at McMaster University for students who are living with depression. This video was made by 4DM3 students Zunaira Tarique, Shatha Jaber, Semir Bulle and Haley LerouxCopyright McMaster University 2017

Depression: A Student's Perspective

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This video educates students about depression in order to minimize the stigma that is associated with the medical condition. It discusses how ...

My Depression Lead To Drug And Alcohol Addiction My Depression Lead To Drug And Alcohol Addiction

Vlog from Authentic Mental Health

Chris was addicted to drugs and alcohol for the majority of his adult life. Chris grew up around a family member who suffered from ...

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2 Video-Video jplist-topic-Alcohol-Addiction jplist-topic-Depression 0 297202 297202 Chris was addicted to drugs and alcohol for the majority of his adult life. Chris grew up around a family member who suffered from addiction so he witnessed first hand what addiction can do to someone! Chris believed his depression lead him to become addicted to drugs and alcohol However we can proudly say Chris and his family member are now clean! Check out Chris' YouTube Channel

My Depression Lead To Drug And Alcohol Addiction

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Chris was addicted to drugs and alcohol for the majority of his adult life. Chris grew up around a family member who suffered from addiction so he ...

Substance Abuse and Depression Substance Abuse and Depression

By Kathleen Smith, PhD - Psycom

Full ArticleIn this article from Psycom.net, Kathleen Smith lists some signs of depression and you can treat your depression in a healthy ...

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3 Article-Article jplist-topic-Addict jplist-topic-Addicted jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Addicts jplist-topic-Clinically-Depressed jplist-topic-Depressed jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Drug-Abuse jplist-topic-Drug-Use jplist-topic-Psycom jplist-topic-Self-Medication jplist-topic-Substance-Abuse 0 297203 297203 Full ArticleIn this article from Psycom.net, Kathleen Smith lists some signs of depression and you can treat your depression in a healthy way."It’s no secret that there is a strong connection between substance use and mental illness. The National Bureau of Economic Research reports that people who have been diagnosed with a mental illness at some point in life consume 69 percent of the nation’s alcohol and 84 percent of the national’s cocaine. When a person struggles with substance abuse and a mental illness, this is known as a dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.Read the full articleOriginal article by Kathleen Smith, PhD published May 30, 2017 and most recently updated September 14, 2022

Substance Abuse and Depression

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Full ArticleIn this article from Psycom.net, Kathleen Smith lists some signs of depression and you can treat your depression in a healthy way."It’s ...

Adolescent Depression Adolescent Depression

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) YouTube Channel

"Clinical psychologist Dr. Kathryn DeLonga, of the NIMH Mood Brain & Development Unit, discusses depression in teens."In this video ...

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4 Video-Video jplist-topic-Adolescent-Depression jplist-topic-Clinical-Depression jplist-topic-Depressed jplist-topic-Depressed-Adolescents jplist-topic-Depressed-Teens jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Depression-In-Teens jplist-topic-Depressive-Episode jplist-topic-Major-Depression jplist-topic-National-Institute-Of-Mental-Health jplist-topic-National-Institute-Of-Mental-Health--NIMH- jplist-topic-NIMH jplist-topic-Teen-Depression jplist-topic-YouTube 0 297204 297204 "Clinical psychologist Dr. Kathryn DeLonga, of the NIMH Mood Brain & Development Unit, discusses depression in teens."In this video from the National Institute of Mental Health, Dr. Kathryn DeLonga discusses adolescent depression in a webinar setting. Original video by the National Institute of Mental Health on November 30, 2018

Adolescent Depression

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"Clinical psychologist Dr. Kathryn DeLonga, of the NIMH Mood Brain & Development Unit, discusses depression in teens."In this video from the ...

The DAD Effect: Depression Addiction and Denial The DAD Effect: Depression Addiction and Denial

Article appearing in PSYCOM by John Riddle

In the article, "The DAD Effect: Depression Addiction and Denial, John Riddle writes:"It happens to the best of us. We are living life and ...

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5 Article-Article jplist-topic-Denial jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-fathers 0 297206 297206 In the article, "The DAD Effect: Depression Addiction and Denial, John Riddle writes:"It happens to the best of us. We are living life and enjoying every moment of it. Then suddenly things start spinning out of control and we wonder what happened. Where did our joy go? Why are we feeling this way? It does not matter where we grew up or went to school. It does not matter what type of job we have or where we live. What matters is that life has tossed us a curveball and things are not turning out the way we thought they would. And before we know it, we become depressed and search for an addiction to cope with our feelings. At the same time, of course, we are completely in denial about everything."Read the full article

The DAD Effect: Depression Addiction and Denial

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In the article, "The DAD Effect: Depression Addiction and Denial, John Riddle writes:"It happens to the best of us. We are living life and enjoying ...

How to Fight Depression: 20 Things to Try How to Fight Depression: 20 Things to Try

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Full ArticleHealthLine article by Kimberly Holland: "Depression can drain your energy, leaving you feeling empty and fatigued. This can ...

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6 Article-Article jplist-topic-Chronic-Depression jplist-topic-Clinical-Depression jplist-topic-Clinically-Depressed jplist-topic-Depressed jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Depression-Disorder jplist-topic-Fight-Depression jplist-topic-HealthLine jplist-topic-Naturally-Fight-Depression 0 297208 297208 Full ArticleHealthLine article by Kimberly Holland: "Depression can drain your energy, leaving you feeling empty and fatigued. This can make it difficult to muster the strength or desire to seek treatment. However, there are small steps you can take to help you feel more in control and improve your overall sense of well-being. Read on to learn how to incorporate these strategies in a way that makes sense for you."This article from HealthLine gives some helpful tips on how to deal with depression in a healthy way. From exercising to eating right, this article has tips for everyone. Read the full article

How to Fight Depression: 20 Things to Try

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Full ArticleHealthLine article by Kimberly Holland: "Depression can drain your energy, leaving you feeling empty and fatigued. This can make it ...

Anxiety vs. Depression: How to Tell the Difference Anxiety vs. Depression: How to Tell the Difference

Article on PSYCOM by Kathleen Smith, PhD

According to Dr. Kathleen Smith, "If you ask someone to name two common mental health problems, chances are they will think of anxiety and ...

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7 Article-Article jplist-topic-Anxiety jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Psycom jplist-topic-Sadness jplist-topic-Symptoms 0 297210 297210 According to Dr. Kathleen Smith, "If you ask someone to name two common mental health problems, chances are they will think of anxiety and depression. Despite the fact that they are commonly referenced in conversation, people still struggle sometimes to determine the difference between these two conditions." Roughly 50% of people diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. This article explains the differences between symptoms of major depression and generalized anxiety disorder.Read the full article

Anxiety vs. Depression: How to Tell the Difference

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According to Dr. Kathleen Smith, "If you ask someone to name two common mental health problems, chances are they will think of anxiety and ...

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Video by Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins Medicine recommends meditation as a practice to help in the reduction of anxiety and depression.

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8 Video-Video jplist-topic-Anxiety jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Medicine jplist-topic-Natural 0 297211 297211 Johns Hopkins Medicine recommends meditation as a practice to help in the reduction of anxiety and depression. 

What is a Natural Way to Reduce Anxiety and Depression?

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Johns Hopkins Medicine recommends meditation as a practice to help in the reduction of anxiety and depression.

Is it Normal to Feel Depressed in Early Sobriety? Is it Normal to Feel Depressed in Early Sobriety?

Vlog post by Noah Thomas "BignoKnow"

Video blogger Noah Thomas "BignoKnow" discusses feelings of depression in early sobriety.

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9 Video-Video jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Sadness jplist-topic-Sobriety 0 297217 297217 Video blogger Noah Thomas "BignoKnow" discusses feelings of depression in early sobriety.

Is it Normal to Feel Depressed in Early Sobriety?

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Video blogger Noah Thomas "BignoKnow" discusses feelings of depression in early sobriety.

How to Overcome Addiction and Depression How to Overcome Addiction and Depression

Video by Ameer Rosic

This 12 minute video is a "VLog" that gives Ameer Rosic's perspective on how to overcome addiction and depression.

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10 Video-Video jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Depression 0 297218 297218 This 12 minute video is a "VLog" that gives Ameer Rosic's perspective on how to overcome addiction and depression.

How to Overcome Addiction and Depression

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This 12 minute video is a "VLog" that gives Ameer Rosic's perspective on how to overcome addiction and depression.

Depression Signs, Symptoms, Latest Treatments,.. → Depression Signs, Symptoms, Latest Treatments,.. →

Medically Reviewed Article from Everyday Health by Joseph Bennington-Castro

According to Joseph Benning, "There are several different types of medically recognized depression. The most common type of depression is ...

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11 Article-Article jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Mental-Health jplist-topic-Self-help jplist-topic-Signs jplist-topic-Symptoms jplist-topic-Tests jplist-topic-Treatment 0 298829 298829 According to Joseph Benning, "There are several different types of medically recognized depression. The most common type of depression is called major depression, and it occurs when symptoms interfere with the enjoyment of life or with daily functions — including work, sleep, and eating habits — for at least two weeks straight."This article provides a detailed look into depression, including its signs, symptoms, treatment, and testing. Read the full article

Depression Signs, Symptoms, Latest Treatments, Tests, and More

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According to Joseph Benning, "There are several different types of medically recognized depression. The most common type of depression is called ...

The Right Resources Can Help You Manage Depression The Right Resources Can Help You Manage Depression

Medically Reviewed Article from Everyday Health by Joseph Bennington-Castro

In this article, Joseph Bennington- Castro provides a list of depression organizations, articles, and websites for more information and ...

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12 Article-Article jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Dispair jplist-topic-Mental-health jplist-topic-Resource jplist-topic-Sadness jplist-topic-Self-help jplist-topic-Tests jplist-topic-Treatment 0 298835 298835 In this article, Joseph Bennington- Castro provides a list of depression organizations, articles, and websites for more information and support, if you are experiencing depression. Read the full article

The Right Resources Can Help You Manage Depression

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In this article, Joseph Bennington- Castro provides a list of depression organizations, articles, and websites for more information and support, if ...

Lonely, burned out, and depressed: The state of.. → Lonely, burned out, and depressed: The state of.. →

Article from Business Insider by Hillary Hoffower and Allana Akhtar

From the Business Insider article,"Business Insider took a look at the mental-health state of millennials (defined by the Pew Research ...

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13 Article-Article jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Mental-Health 0 345053 345053 From the Business Insider article,"Business Insider took a look at the mental-health state of millennials (defined by the Pew Research Center as the cohort turning ages 23 to 38 in 2019). The forecast for millennials' mental health in 2020 doesn't look pretty — depression and "deaths of despair" are both on the rise among the generation, linked to issues such as loneliness and money stress."This article gives 12 ways mental illness has affected millennials.Read the full article

Lonely, burned out, and depressed: The state of millennials' mental health entering the 2020s

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From the Business Insider article,"Business Insider took a look at the mental-health state of millennials (defined by the Pew Research Center as the ...

What to Know About Alcohol and Depression What to Know About Alcohol and Depression

Medically Reviewed Article from MedicalNewsToday by Zawn Villines

From the article by Zawn Villines,"Alcohol can make a person feel depressed and may even trigger or worsen depression. Depression is also a ...

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14 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Depression 0 345352 345352 From the article by Zawn Villines,"Alcohol can make a person feel depressed and may even trigger or worsen depression. Depression is also a risk factor for using alcohol, since people who feel depressed may use alcohol to ease their symptoms."This article explains the link and interactions between alcohol and depression.Read the full article

What to Know About Alcohol and Depression

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From the article by Zawn Villines,"Alcohol can make a person feel depressed and may even trigger or worsen depression. Depression is also a risk ...

The FOMO Is Real: How Social Media Increases.. → The FOMO Is Real: How Social Media Increases.. →

Article from Healthline by Gigen Mammoser

From the article by Gigen Mammoser,"A new study concludes that there is in fact a causal link between the use of social media and negative ...

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15 Article-Article 0 345480 345480 From the article by Gigen Mammoser,"A new study concludes that there is in fact a causal link between the use of social media and negative effects on well-being, primarily depression and loneliness. The study was published in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology."This article discusses the relationship between social media use and depression.Read the full article

The FOMO Is Real: How Social Media Increases Depression and Loneliness

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From the article by Gigen Mammoser,"A new study concludes that there is in fact a causal link between the use of social media and negative effects on ...

8 Depression Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore 8 Depression Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Article from Everyday Health by Elizabeth Shimer Bowers

From the article written by Elizabeth Shimer Bowers:"There's no one pattern. Depression symptoms may gradually progress from the mild, such ...

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16 Article-Article jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Symptoms 0 346158 346158 From the article written by Elizabeth Shimer Bowers:"There's no one pattern. Depression symptoms may gradually progress from the mild, such as choosing to stay home to watch TV instead of going out with friends, to the more severe, such as thoughts of suicide. Or someone may go from seeming perfectly happy to being totally depressed in a matter of days or weeks. The progression varies from person to person."This article gives 6 depression symptoms you should never ignore.Read the full article

8 Depression Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

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From the article written by Elizabeth Shimer Bowers:"There's no one pattern. Depression symptoms may gradually progress from the mild, such as ...

Depression: The Growing American Mental Health.. → Depression: The Growing American Mental Health.. →

Article from Healthline by Temma Ehrenfeld

According to Temma Ehrenfeld "It’s hard to miss, with rising rates of suicide and depression: American mental health seems to be in a ...

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17 Article-Article jplist-topic-America jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Mental-Health 0 372735 372735 According to Temma Ehrenfeld "It’s hard to miss, with rising rates of suicide and depression: American mental health seems to be in a downturn."This article focuses on depression in America and what to do about it.Read the full article

Depression: The Growing American Mental Health Storm

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According to Temma Ehrenfeld "It’s hard to miss, with rising rates of suicide and depression: American mental health seems to be in a ...

The Chemistry of Depression The Chemistry of Depression

An article from VeryWell Mind by Nancy Schimelpfening

According to Nancy Schimelpfening "There are several theories about what causes depression. The condition most likely results from a ...

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18 Article-Article jplist-topic-Biochemical jplist-topic-Brain-Chemistry jplist-topic-Depression jplist-topic-Depression-Treatment 0 372829 372829 According to Nancy Schimelpfening "There are several theories about what causes depression. The condition most likely results from a complex interplay of individual factors, but one of the most widely accepted explanations cites abnormal brain chemistry."This article discusses the brain chemistry that is thought to play a role in depression.Read the full article

The Chemistry of Depression

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According to Nancy Schimelpfening "There are several theories about what causes depression. The condition most likely results from a complex ...

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