Tag: depression

Mental Health Month: Awareness & COVID-19

Feelings of loneliness and isolation can be symptoms of depression or another mental illness; It can also be incredibly common during social distancing. May is mental health awareness month and this May it is especially important that you take an assessment of your mental health. Staying connected helps us feel a sense of belonging. Whether its talking to family and…

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Mental Health and the LGBTQ+ Community

LGBTQ+ individuals have higher suicide rates, higher substance abuse rates as well as higher chances of depression, anxiety and other mental illness than any other single group of people. As much as 30% of the LGBTQ+ community has substance abuse struggles, compared to 9% of the general population. May is mental health awareness month, and with Pride month just a…

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Fast Facts: Depression

Depression is a mental illness that affects more than 16 million Americans every year, that’s more than 6% of the population. While depression often goes undiagnosed it is important to know the signs and symptoms. Depression can impact anyone of any race, gender or background and there are many reasons for depression. We’ll discuss some important facts about depression as…

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