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Monthly Archives: October 2013



Is this as good as it gets?

Perhaps you have major depression or bipolar depression and are struggling to find the best treatment that works for you to relieve your symptoms.  We already know that this can be a long process.  Maybe you have tried several medications or types of therapy so far and have not yet found the one that is best suited to you, so you are still having symptoms.   Maybe you have had some success with one medication or[…]

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The Doctor Is In: World Mental Health Day, A Time for Reflection

The Doctor Is In is an occasional series where JHU Press authors discuss the latest developments and news in health and medicine. Thursday, October 10th is World Mental Health Day, a time for each of us to reflect on our own mental health and the relationships that we nurture. In the United States, October 10 is also National Depression Screening Day, a community-based program that raises awareness, screens people for depression and anxiety disorders, and[…]

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Take the time to enjoy the simple things in life

Our guest blog writer today is Maria Katsonis who works for the state government of Victoria, Australia and is a mental health advocate outside of work. October 10 is World Mental Health Day, a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy. It is a timely reminder to attend to your mental health, irrespective of whether you have a mental illness or not. It is also a day that holds a special significance for[…]

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