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Boosting Ability to Be Playful May Enhance Satisfaction With Life

A new study finds that simple exercises can help make people more playful, which helps them feel more satisfied with their lives. The new study from psychologists at Martin Luther
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Editors’ Picks for June 2020, Including Our Summer Reading Recommendation

While this may not end up being the most exotic summer of our lives, we’re still planning to make the most of the next few months in our own zip
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Podcast: Celebrating a COVID Christmas

We’ve made it to the end of 2020! From polarizing politics to raging fires to COVID-19, it’s been a real doozy. And now the holidays… Do we celebrate with loved
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CEO Update: From community led initiatives to whole of government – we need to prevent suicide

Sadly it’s not hard to find stories, and lived experiences, of brave people who have been bereaved by suicide, or who have struggled with their own despair and suicidal thoughts.
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Advice on a Suicidal Family member : mentalhealth

Hi guys, I need advice on a Family situation I am in and this is the best place I could think of to get helpful advice. My niece who is
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Christmas without family: How to prevent loneliness

Many of us are worried about our mental health and not being able to see loved ones over the festive period, Samaritans reveals Christmas can be a tough time for
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Bunch of Brains (7): Choose Your Brains Wisely

By Chato Stewart Last updated: 31 Aug 2020 ~ Less than a minute read Mental Health Humor and psychological disorder humor and cartoons by Chato Stewart Eat Healthy “Mind” Meals
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NIMH » The Lives Lost to COVID-19

250,000 lives lost to COVID-19. ­­ The number of lives lost to COVID-19 is staggering. Unimaginable even. But we must guard against a too-distant perspective on these deaths, lest the
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Serotonin keeps mice waiting longer for food, depending on where in the brain it’s released — ScienceDaily

We’ve all been there. Whether we’re stuck in traffic at the end of a long day, or eagerly anticipating the release of a new book, film or album, there are
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Kids Notice Racial Differences Long Before Adults Want to Talk About It

A new study reveals that very young children, even infants, are aware of racial differences, but many adults believe children should be almost 5 years old before talking to them about
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Fit for Father’s Day: 4 Great Fitness Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is fast approaching, and with it, the standard litany of cliché dad gifts: BBQ tongs, lawncare equipment, ties, car care supplies, and the list goes on. This year,
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Podcast: Reframing Past Traumas

What is your life story? Do you feel like a victim of your circumstances? And if so, how does this affect your future? In today’s show, our guest James Sweigert,
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Non-voting Members | Mental Health Australia

Non-Voting Members ACT Mental Health Consumer NetworkThe ACT Mental Health Consumer Network is a consumer-led peak organisation representing the interests of mental health consumers in the ACT in policy and
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I ate lunch today with no leftovers! : 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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Universities guilty of ‘perpetuating institutional racism’, report says

New report calls on senior higher education staff to undergo training ‘to improve racial literacy as part of a sector-wide crackdown’ Tackling racial harassment in higher education sheds light on
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Be Kind & to Yourself!

By Chato Stewart Last updated: 31 Aug 2020 ~ Less than a minute read Mental Health Humor and psychological disorder humor and cartoons by Chato Stewart Chato Stewart Chato Stewart
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NIMH » The NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series: Pursuing an Innovation Agenda: A New Healthcare Architecture

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 3:00―4:00 PM ET Location: Virtual Sponsored by: NIMH Division of Extramural Affairs On December 15, Barak Richman, Ph.D., J.D., the Edgar P. and Elizabeth C.
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Memories create ‘fingerprints’ that reveal how the brain is organized — ScienceDaily

While the broad architecture and organization of the human brain is universal, new research shows how the differences between how people reimagine common scenarios can be observed in brain activity
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New Brain Scan Study Could Help Find Best Therapy for OCD

New research has found key differences in the brains of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder who respond to one form of therapy over another. The findings could improve the odds that
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Editors’ Picks for July 2020, Including Your New Favorite Shirt

As they say, it’s the little things that make life worthwhile. This has never been more true. We’re finding that during a mellower summer, the joy that a great supplement
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Trauma in the Womb

Last updated: 20 Nov 2020   ~ Less than a minute read Related Articles Samuel López De Victoria, Ph.D. Samuel Lopez De Victoria, Ph.D. is a psychotherapist in private practice.
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Productivity Commission Inquiry report a crucial next step for mental health reform in Australia

Mental Health Australia has today welcomed the release of the Final Report from the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health, and the interim report from the National Suicide Prevention Adviser,
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I feel like drowning. : mentalhealth

I’m in my senior year of high school and have completely wasted school up until this point. I have horrible social anxiety and have no social life to speak of,
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It begins with a book

Give the gift of reading to those who might not have access this Christmas Getting cosy on the sofa and losing yourself in a good book is one of the
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How to Break In Faster

“My average UCLA student who’s been successful wrote at least six complete, polished screenplays before finally selling one.”~William Froug (Twilight Zone, tv show) “I wrote maybe 10 screenplays before I
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NIMH » NIMH Experts Discuss Suicide Prevention Strategies

Transcript JOSHUA GORDON: Thank you for joining us today. I’m Joshua Gordon, the director of the National Institute of Mental Health or NIMH, which is part of the National Institutes
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Promising MS drug may worsen disease — ScienceDaily

A drug that has shown promise for treating multiple sclerosis may actually make the debilitating disease worse, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. The drug
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New AI Tool Promises Faster, More Accurate Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence algorithm that can accurately diagnose Alzheimer’s by detecting subtle differences in language. According to researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey,
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