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Micro-scale depictions solve century-old puzzle of brain energy use and blood vessel clusters — ScienceDaily

Our brains are non-stop consumers. A labyrinth of blood vessels, stacked end-to-end comparable in length to the distance from San Diego to Berkeley, ensures a continuous flow of oxygen and
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Victorian Royal Commission the final piece in solving the national mental health reform puzzle

Mental Health Australia has today welcomed the release of the final report from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, and the commitment to implement all recommendations, saying such
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How to be there for a friend ? : mentalhealth

Thank you for for sharing. A reminder: if you are seeking resources in your local area, please provide that in the post so that users can share appropriate links and
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How to have an argument

Whether it’s with a partner, colleague, friend, or family member, we get some expert insight into managing arguments, communicating in the throes of passion, and discovering your ‘conflict style’ Like
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NIMH » Let’s Talk About Eating Disorders with NIMH Grantee Dr. Cynthia Bulik

Transcript Cynthia Bulik: Hello, thank you for joining me today. My name is Dr. Cynthia Bulik. I’m a professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine,
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Evidence of disturbed gene activity in the brain as a result of heart problems — ScienceDaily

Heart problems cause disturbed gene activity in the brain’s memory center, from which cognitive deficits arise. Researchers at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), the University Medical Center Göttingen
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Weekly CEO Update: It’s understanding and communicating the ‘WHY?’ that really matters in the workplace

As we near the 12-month mark of the disruption and change as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and look to learn from those subsequent changes and challenges across many
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My girlfriend has severe mental health problems and is suicidal and I need advice on how I can help and what I should do? : mentalhealth

My girlfriend has been constantly telling me she’s suicidal but also assures me that she won’t do anything but I keep fucking up by saying things that upset her. For
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preventative counselling for new parents

They say nothing can prepare you for your first baby, and that might well be true. But here, with the help of a counsellor, we explore preventive relationship counselling, and
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Understanding and Treating Eating Disorders

Millions of Americans suffer from eating disorders, serious and sometimes fatal illnesses that cause severe disturbances in a person’s eating behaviors. The behavioral and physiological consequences of these illnesses can
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Submission – To the Draft National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy

Submission – To the Draft National Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy In August 2019, The Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP announced that a National Children’s Mental
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I’m struggling, and don’t know how to talk to the people around me about it. : mentalhealth

I have declined again in the past few weeks, I’ve tried to prevent my sadness and grief by all the physical things like keeping my room clean, eating well, meditation,
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Decluttering tips for low periods

With help from a decluttering expert, we explore tips for tackling mess when you’re going through a difficult time When we’re going through periods of low mood and depression, it
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NIMH » Study Identifies Risk Factors for Elevated Anxiety in Young Adults During COVID-19 Pandemic

Findings on impact of childhood temperament could help with anxiety prevention efforts A new study has identified early risk factors that predicted heightened anxiety in young adults during the coronavirus
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How a longevity gene protects brain stem cells from stress — ScienceDaily

A gene linked to unusually long lifespans in humans protects brain stem cells from the harmful effects of stress, according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators. Studies
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Weekly CEO Update: Responding to trauma — Do no further harm

These four words can best define the starting point for providing trauma-informed care. Of course it is not that simple, and both subjectively and systemically providing trauma-informed care will always
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What counts as trauma?

So if someone kept getting left by the people they thought they could love and trust (more so in a romantic way), leaving a huge toll on them and making
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Feel-good stories you might have missed this February

Overwhelmed by bad news? We’ve gathered together some feel-good stories, highlighting the weird and the wonderful 1. You can now gift a tree, and even watch it grow We’re all
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Australian prominent artist found dead at the age of 50

Jason Benjamin, a prominent Australian artist, has been found dead after being reported as a missing person from the south-west NSW town Carrathool over the weekend. His body was found
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The NIH Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program

This message was authored in collaboration with leadership from across NIH. Director’s messages written solely by Dr. Gordon that focus on addressing disparities and increasing diversity in the research  community
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Small ‘window of opportunity’ for best recovery after stroke — ScienceDaily

An international study has shown, for the first time, that the capacity of the human brain to recover and rewire itself peaks around two weeks after a stroke and diminishes
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Response to the Department of Health survey on the final recommendations of the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health

This document is Mental Health Australia’s response to the Australian Government’s Department of Health survey seeking views on the final recommendations in the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health Final
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Need Help

Can anyone provide me ways to simply be friends with people and not jump into romantic relationships? I’ve come to realize that for the longest time I’ve been trying to
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Getting your thoughts down on paper

If voicing your thoughts and emotions out loud feels intimidating, why not try therapeutic writing, which could do wonders for your mental health? There are many ways that the arts
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A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City

Date/Time: Thursday, March 18, 2021, 3:00–4:00 PM ET Location: Virtual Sponsored by:   NIMH Division of Extramural Affairs Mona Hanna-Attisha, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP,  the pediatrician and scientist who exposed the
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Brain enzyme activates dormant neural stem cells — ScienceDaily

Researchers studying an enzyme in fruit fly larvae have found that it plays an important role in waking up brain stem cells from their dormant ‘quiescent’ state, enabling them to
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Weekly CEO Update: A focus on wellbeing for a better future for children’s mental health

The role of a parent can be as rewarding as it is difficult. Challenging, all-encompassing at times, enriching, fun, funny, hard, lovely, stressful, guilt ridden, exhausting and much, much more…
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[20F] BPD – Surviving A Breakup and Panic Attacks : mentalhealth

Hey all, I recently just split with my fiancé who was also ‘my favorite person’, who told me he actually just likes me as a friend, and not romantically. This
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