Depression & Mental Health Blog

When Madalyn Parker, a software developer, who lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, requested time off, she never thought it was going to have this impact.In a short email sent to her team, Parker said she’d be out of the office for a few days because she wanted to focus on her mental health. This bold move grabbed the attention of the company’s CEO, Ben Congleton, who sparked a conversation abou...
October 10, 2017
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We tend to place celebrities in these bubbles as if they were from a different planet. But in reality, celebrities are like us. They undergo the same struggles most of us go through. They understand how life can be a hard place to navigate, and that – sometimes – even when you have everything, you can feel like you have nothing.These celebrities have spoken out about struggling with their...
October 5, 2017
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For many years, experts have recognized the association between disturbed sleep and suicidal thoughts. In fact, at least three-quarters of clinically depressed people struggle with sleep, and insomnia is a well-proven risk element in suicide.Sleep disturbances can also increase the likelihood of nondepressed people becoming depressed. And while there is still not an exact reason to explain the...
September 21, 2017
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