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“Histories of child abuse are common among military members and may be important to consider when treating their mental health needs, according to a report from Canada. People who join the military are more likely to report being abused as children, and…
“Histories of child abuse are common among military members and may be important to consider when treating their mental health needs, according to a report from Canada. People who join the military are more likely to report being abused as children, and that trauma may be more closely linked to suicide risk than trauma experienced …
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From the description of this webinar, scheduled for Noon Eastern (US) time on Feb. 29: How might men’s unwanted or sexually abusive experience in childhood affect their relationships with the people they love? How do partners heal together? Marriage and…
From the description of this webinar, scheduled for Noon Eastern (US) time on Feb. 29: How might men’s unwanted or sexually abusive experience in childhood affect their relationships with the people they love? How do partners heal together? Marriage and Family Therapist, Chris Tickner will join 1in6 for a thoughtful discussion (and Q&A) about how men, …
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“I completely get it. It’s easy to say you accept mental health issues until you actually see it. Sometimes, it’s messy. Sometimes, it involves F-bombs. It’s easy to look at her and just think she’s “one of those bad kids.” But she only swears when she’s…
“I completely get it. It’s easy to say you accept mental health issues until you actually see it. Sometimes, it’s messy. Sometimes, it involves F-bombs. It’s easy to look at her and just think she’s “one of those bad kids.” But she only swears when she’s really feeling bad and is starting to lose control. I …
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“If you don’t know what it’s like to have a mental illness, but have a loved one who does, sometimes it can be hard to know what to say. Even with the best intentions, you might find yourself avoiding the subject all together or giving unsolicited advice…
“If you don’t know what it’s like to have a mental illness, but have a loved one who does, sometimes it can be hard to know what to say. Even with the best intentions, you might find yourself avoiding the subject all together or giving unsolicited advice that doesn’t end up being that helpful. Knowing …
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It seems like whatever people thought they were going to get from any enquiry it’s going to be Diet Justice and waiting for people to die and just labeling them paedos without spending money to have a proper trial when they’re alive. Lord Janner ‘abused…
It seems like whatever people thought they were going to get from any enquiry it’s going to be Diet Justice and waiting for people to die and just labeling them paedos without spending money to have a proper trial when they’re alive. Lord Janner ‘abused 12 at children’s homes’ Related
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“According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide was the 10th leading cause of death in America in 2014. This means someone in the U.S. died by suicide every 12.3 minutes that year. But with early intervention, support and treatment,…
“According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide was the 10th leading cause of death in America in 2014. This means someone in the U.S. died by suicide every 12.3 minutes that year. But with early intervention, support and treatment, suicide is preventable. If we help those at risk — and make help more accessible for …
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“According to a study from Ohio State University, something as subtle as phrasing can have an effect on someone’s tolerance. Using a questionnaire designed to measure attitudes toward people with mental illness, participants were given one of two versions…
“According to a study from Ohio State University, something as subtle as phrasing can have an effect on someone’s tolerance. Using a questionnaire designed to measure attitudes toward people with mental illness, participants were given one of two versions of the survey: In one version, all references were to “the mentally ill,” and in the …
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“Sometimes the first step is the hardest. A step towards acceptance. A step towards treatment. A step towards recovery. When you live with a mental illness, often times that step involves therapy. But therapy can be a scary concept, especially if the same…
“Sometimes the first step is the hardest. A step towards acceptance. A step towards treatment. A step towards recovery. When you live with a mental illness, often times that step involves therapy. But therapy can be a scary concept, especially if the same voice in your head that’s fueling your mental illness is saying you …
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“”There was this predominant narrative out there that this is an issue solely affecting girls,” project manager Meredith Dank recalled. “Then we found all these boys, and we complicated the narrative a little bit.”” It’s interesting that the existence of…
“”There was this predominant narrative out there that this is an issue solely affecting girls,” project manager Meredith Dank recalled. “Then we found all these boys, and we complicated the narrative a little bit.”” It’s interesting that the existence of male victims of sex trafficking somehow complicated the narrative. I’ve never understood how when it …
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“n recent years, awareness of mental health in the workplace has ramped up – and rightly so. An employee’s job can often be a source of mental illness or, if not the source, then an aggravator of it. So it’s great that initiatives such as RUOK Day are…
“n recent years, awareness of mental health in the workplace has ramped up – and rightly so. An employee’s job can often be a source of mental illness or, if not the source, then an aggravator of it. So it’s great that initiatives such as RUOK Day are becoming widespread. This, however, has given rise …
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Use Social Media to Combat Mental Health Stigma | Surviving Mental Health Stigma Blog - HealthyPlace
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“Hypersexuality is a common side effect of sexual trauma (as is avoiding sex altogether). I didn’t know this at the time I wrote that piece. During that period of my life, I wasn’t just, “taking a guy home from the party because I wanted to.” I was…
“Hypersexuality is a common side effect of sexual trauma (as is avoiding sex altogether). I didn’t know this at the time I wrote that piece. During that period of my life, I wasn’t just, “taking a guy home from the party because I wanted to.” I was actively going on Tinder and looking for guys …
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