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Living With a Black Dog - YouTube

Millions of people around the world live with depression. “Living with a black dog” is a guide for partners, carers and sufferers of depression. It advises t...
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Listening Is a Lost Art in Medicine. Here’s How to Rediscover It

Listening Is a Lost Art in Medicine. Here’s How to Rediscover It | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
The highest-need patients are the least likely to be heard.
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How Design Thinking Is Improving Patient-Caregiver Conversations

How Design Thinking Is Improving Patient-Caregiver Conversations | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
Patients want to talk about their treatment in different ways.
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14 Extremely Powerful Celebrity Quotes About Mental Health

14 Extremely Powerful Celebrity Quotes About Mental Health | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
"If you are broken, you do not have to stay broken."
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Having a mental illness doesn’t mean you can’t work – I’m proof | Hannah Jane Parkinson

Having a mental illness doesn’t mean you can’t work – I’m proof | Hannah Jane Parkinson | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
Government research has confirmed that mental health costs the nation £99bn. It doesn’t make financial sense for employers to discriminate, says Guardian writer Hannah Jane Parkinson
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Fish Depression Is Not a Joke

Fish Depression Is Not a Joke | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
Fish can get depressed, just like you, and that could make them a good model organism for studying depression in people.
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Can Fathers Have Postpartum Depression?

Can Fathers Have Postpartum Depression? | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
A growing body of research has given rise to the idea that you don’t have to give birth to develop the “baby blues.”
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People with Mental Illness Deserve a Shot at Work

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Singing out against mental health stigma

Singing out against mental health stigma | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
Singapore News - Ms Amanda Lee, 32, was pursuing a master's in counselling when she became depressed while struggling with her internship and relationship issues. But shame stopped her from telling her family and seeking treatment. "It was embarrassing for a counsellor to seek... Read more at www.tnp.sg
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What Does It Mean to Have OCD? These Are 5 Common Symptoms

What Does It Mean to Have OCD? These Are 5 Common Symptoms | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) can come with many symptoms. Here's what to know about the anxiety disorder
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Three ‘silent heroes’ awarded for making a difference to society

Three ‘silent heroes’ awarded for making a difference to society | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE — Sharing one’s treasures can be straightforward, but it takes more and is more crucial to share one’s time and talent to help others, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office Chan Chun Sing said last night.
“Because it really takes that bit of extra within us ... to take it upon ourselves to spend our time, our effort and talent to help lead those who might have the least, the little, the lame, the lost, to help them walk through the dark valleys of life,” he said.
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10+ Photos That Prove Depression Has No Face

10+ Photos That Prove Depression Has No Face | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and throughout the last few weeks, Instagram has become flooded by empowering survival stories. A new hashtag,
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How Making Art Helps Teens Better Understand Their Mental Health

How Making Art Helps Teens Better Understand Their Mental Health | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
Using art to help adolescents express how they feel is giving students the tools to better understand their own mental health.
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The Symptom of Depression We Don’t Talk About

The Symptom of Depression We Don’t Talk About | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
A woman talks about an often overlooked but very real symptom of depression -- loneliness.
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17 Things to Do When You're Feeling Totally Overwhelmed

17 Things to Do When You're Feeling Totally Overwhelmed | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
You know when you're swamped, and you can't get things done, and you don't know what to do? Here are the answers.
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Ed Sheeran Reveals Substance Abuse Battle, Says Music & His Girlfriend Saved Him: ‘It All Starts Off as a Party’

Ed Sheeran Reveals Substance Abuse Battle, Says Music & His Girlfriend Saved Him: ‘It All Starts Off as a Party’ | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
"It’s all fun to begin with," the singer-songwriter said, "then you’re doing it on your own and it’s not"
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Google Maps Pulls Calorie-Counting Feature After Criticism

Google Maps Pulls Calorie-Counting Feature After Criticism | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
The app told users how many calories they would burn by walking instead of driving, but was criticized as dangerous to people with eating disorders.
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What Happens to Mental Health at Work When Our Devices Know How We Feel?

What Happens to Mental Health at Work When Our Devices Know How We Feel? | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
Soon your phone will know how you’re feeling, and it might tell HR.
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Centre for Those Recovering from Mental Illnesses

Centre for Those Recovering from Mental Illnesses | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
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Don't suffer from your depression in silence

Don't suffer from your depression in silence | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
Having feelings isn't a sign of weakness -- they mean we're human, says producer and activist Nikki Webber Allen. Even after being diagnosed with anxiety and depression, Webber Allen felt too ashamed to tell anybody, keeping her condition a secret until a family tragedy revealed how others close to her were also suffering. In this important talk about mental health, she speaks openly about her struggle -- and why communities of color must undo the stigma that misreads depression as a weakness and keeps sufferers from getting help.
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Self-imposed stigma compounds struggles of individuals with mental illness

Self-imposed stigma compounds struggles of individuals with mental illness | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it

SINGAPORE: Individuals with mental illness often grapple with stigma or negative public perceptions about their conditions and their struggle can be compounded further through self-imposed stigma.

“Self-imposed stigma is the process by which persons with mental illness accept the negative attitudes of others towards them, then internalise and apply these beliefs to themselves,” said Associate Professor Mythily Subramaniam, director of the Department of Research at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH).

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Just One Hour of Exercise a Week May Help Prevent Depression

Just One Hour of Exercise a Week May Help Prevent Depression | Community Health Assessment Team | Scoop.it
Regular exercise may prevent many cases of future depression, and researchers say that as little as one hour a week can make a difference.
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15 funny comics about self-doubt and anxiety that are almost too real.

We've all been there. 

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