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Do Antidepressants Work?

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Part 3 of 5 part series – The compliance issue and why Medications fail Never has there been an area more argued in the fields of science and medicine than that of the effectiveness of medications for treating common mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts and feelings….

Dying of Loneliness – Mental Health and Loneliness

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Mother Theresa once said “The biggest disease today is not leprosy or cancer or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted, uncared for and deserted by everybody.” That loneliness is devastating is not new information; everyone who has felt alone understands how painful it can be. For the lucky…

Does Talking Really Help?

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Everybody says that people should talk about problems and not bottle them up. Is that good advice? According to both old adages and modern psychologists the answer is a clear yes. Talking through things that are bothering a person allows them to define the problem, keep it in perspective, and…

Suicidal Ideation – How Do You Cope?

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“What do you do when suicidal ideations are too much?” This type of question is fairly commonplace in the community from people looking for answers on how to cope and make life more bearable. While it may be common on the SF Forum, it is not the type of question…

Choosing a Future

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Depression has often been compared to sadness as “with sadness you cannot see a way for things to be worse, while similar in feeling, with depression you see no way for things to ever be better.” In the end, whether it is simply “a rut” that you need bouncing out…

Suicide Methods – 10 Ways to Die

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There are 1.2 million internet searches for suicide methods and ways to commit suicide every month. That is according to just one of the largest search engines – and there are still many more with millions and millions of searches. That is a scary number to think about, that there…

Coping with Anxiety in 5 Simple Steps

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  Anxiety is a natural emotion that everyone feels at times. It’s perfectly normal to feel nervous or uneasy when something in our environment just doesn’t seem right. The capacity to feel anxious helped our ancestors survive life in a world where there were big predators. However, sometimes a person’s…