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Join the Mental Health Conversation

You always hear that you need to stay healthy by eating right and exercising; but now, you are invited to join the mental health conversation. It is important that you and your family stay psychologically and emotionally strong, as well as being fit physically. Life does not always run smoothly.

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Early Treatment for Mental Illness

Jason Novick, who was diagnosed with mental illness at five years old, writes about the importance of early treatment in an article on The Star. He makes bold statements such as “Almost all young people with cancer get treatment, while only 20 per cent with mental illness get the help

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Change the View: A Contest to De-Stigmatize Teen Mental Illness

Across the web, throughout the media, stories are popping up of men and women working to remove the stigma of mental illness. Although the field of psychology and the responses of the general public have come along way, mental illness continues to carry a strong stigma. Mention to a friend

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The Karpman Triangle: Rescuer, Abuser, Victim

There is a triangle of relationship roles that is common among adults, especially in dysfunctional and codependent relationships. The drama triangle, also known as the Karpman Triangle, was developed by Stephen Karpman and describes the dynamics of two people in a relationship. In his 1968 article titled, Fairy Tales and

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The Roots of Mental Illness

Psychology is a newer form of medical science. The truth is this field is still growing and learning about the psyche, mental illness, and the contributing factors to the development of a psychological disorder. However, recent research on the brain is quickly providing more and more information about diagnosis, treatment,

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The Differences in Mental Health, Illness, and Diagnosis

If you don’t have a diagnosis, if you don’t have to take any psychotropic medication, and if you function relatively well in your life, perhaps you are mentally healthy. Sure, every one has problems, concerns, and challenges in life, but your ability to meet the demands of those challenges without

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