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Regina King Loses Her Son to Suicide: What It Means for Us Black Moms

By Valerie Cordero, Co-Executive Director, Families for Depression Awareness Photo: Ian Alexander, Jr. and mom,…

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Simone Biles Proves the Importance of Mental Health

Early last week, the most decorated American gymnast, Simone Biles, pulled out of both the…

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Yes, High Achievers Can Have Depression and Anxiety, Too

On Monday, May 31, 2021, top-ranked tennis pro Naomi Osaka took to Twitter to announce…

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Nationwide Poll Shows Most People with Depression Feel Misunderstood

More than 80% of people living with depression say life would be easier if others…

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Oprah’s Meghan and Harry Interview: The Critical Role of Spouses in Preventing Suicides

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex in 2017. Photo Credit: Mark Jones. Millions of us…

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4 Pieces of Advice for Parents of Suicidal Teens

Child psychiatrists Nancy Rappaport, MD, and Meredith Gansner, MD, recently co-authored an article entitled “More…

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10 Helpful Ways You Can Manage Family Stress During the Holidays

The holiday season is often filled with fun and family, but it can also be…

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Michael Phelps, and Mariah Carey: Celebrities Speaking Out about Depression and Bipolar Disorder

By Kurt Morris Accounts of celebrities struggling with mental health conditions have often only been…

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Continuing the Conversation About Minority Mental Health in the Month of July

We recognize July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (also known…

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Depression on the Rise Worldwide, says WHO

The total estimated number of people living with depression worldwide increased by 18.4% between 2005…

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Teen Depression Is On The Rise. What Can We Do? [delete part re guides]

Depression in teenagers is rising at alarming rates: between 2011 and 2014, the percentage of…

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