Posts tagged depression
Collegiate Mental Health Services Fail to Make the Grade

“The whole point is that they just want you to not be sobbing and once you’re not sobbing, they don’t really care.” said one university junior. She had tried to seek help from her school’s counseling center during a crisis and was greeted with what she refers to as “less than helpful” aid.


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Another List of Unfortunately Disappointing "Opinions"

Also, we keep using an outdated, cruel form of torture as punishment that can often result in negative mental side effects like extreme paranoia, delirium, and often anxiety and overwhelming depression upon release. As if our practices weren’t archaic enough.

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Depressed Brain Says...

Well, a good goal to have is attempting to recognize and challenge these types of negative thought patterns when they appear. This can be really hard, especially when you’re in the middle of spinning out, but once you get a little practice it tends to get easier. I tend to step out of the situation when I can feel my mood take a drastic dip.

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Get To Know Your Anxiety: 5 Myths That Desperately Need To Be Dispelled

We’ve become accustomed to the media depiction of  anxiety as the old, annoying friend we put up with who sometimes keeps us from being our best selves. This is an incredibly damaging and dangerous stereotype which negates the real-life implications of anxiety disorders.

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