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July 11, 2017

Chronic Pain, Mental Health and Opioid Prescriptions: A Juggling Act

Sales of prescription opioids in the U.S. nearly quadrupled from 1999 to 2014, with more than half prescribed to adults…

Anxiety, Depression, News, Substance Use
June 27, 2017

When Medical Professionals Face Mental Health Issues

After months of what felt like a never-ending downward spiral, Adam Hill found himself deep in the woods, bottle of…

Be The Difference, Depression, Health Care, News
June 20, 2017

Teaching Mental Health in the Classroom

Valencia D. Clay was 28-years-old when she finally got care for her major depressive disorder. Before then, she didn’t have…

Be The Difference, Depression, News, Schools, Youth Mental Health
June 6, 2017

Warning: Baby Boomers and Retirement Don’t Mix

We all dream about retirement – finally doing all the things we’ve wanted to do but never had time. But…

Be The Difference, Depression, Men, News, Suicide
June 5, 2017

The Difference Between Sadness and Depression

Sadness is a normal part of the human emotional spectrum—we all experience it from time to time. When we lose…

Depression, News, Youth Mental Health
November 6, 2015

Course examines mental health

About 30 percent of people who are chronically homeless have mental health conditions. 11/06/2015 Link to Source

Depression, News
October 1, 2015

Spencer-Thomas ’89 reminds prevalence of mental health issues on college…

Spencer-Thomas delivered a talk last Wednesday night highlighting the prevalence of mental health issues on college campuses. Spencer-Thomas is the…

Depression, News
September 21, 2015

Australian bikers roar into Blowing Rock

The Black Dog Riders had just finished the fourth leg of a 21-day ride that will take them from New…

Depression, News
September 2, 2015

For Mental Health Awareness and Fundraising, Australian Motorcyclists Hit the…

Sixty-five Australian motorcyclists, in a nation over 15,000 miles from home, departSunday, Sept. 13 on a U.S. cross-country odyssey to…

Depression, News
August 8, 2015

McLean: ‘A Generation in Pain’

McLean High School magazine journalist David Kagan didn’t know the power of depression when he started to research his article…

Depression, News, Youth Mental Health
August 4, 2015

Barton takes steps to improve area’s health

Mental health, substance abuse and access to healthcare services are the main concerns of people on the South Shore, according to…

Depression, News
July 31, 2015

NYC Launching New Low-Income Mental Health Program

Identifying and healing people with mental-health issues in low-income areas is the focus of a new program being launched in…

Depression, News