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Archive for Category: Depression

  • I couldn’t begin tell you what my old home phone number was before I moved. It takes me a moment to recall my mom’s cell on the rare occasion I have to dial it. But I can easily recite the suicide hotline number on command. Part of this, of course, is because I’ve been a […]

    To Prevent Suicide, We Need To Do More Than Just Share A Hotline Number

    I couldn’t begin tell you what my old home phone number was before I moved. It takes me a moment to recall my mom’s cell on the rare occasion I have to dial it. But I can easily recite the suicide hotline number on command. Part of this, of course, is because I’ve been a mental health reporter for five years, so it’s embedded into my memory. Lately, however, the reason why it’s so ingrained in my brain is because of the tragic suicides of prominent figures like...
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  • Image copyright Natalie Hunt Image caption Natalie Hunt now helps others through her art classes Poor mental health affects half of all employees, according to a survey of 44,000 people carried out by the mental health charity Mind. Only half of those who had experienced problems with stress, anxiety or low mood had talked to […]

    Poor mental health at work ‘widespread’

    Image copyright Natalie Hunt Image caption Natalie Hunt now helps others through her art classes Poor mental health affects half of all employees, according to a survey of 44,000 people carried out by the mental health charity Mind. Only half of those who had experienced problems with stress, anxiety or low mood had talked to their employer about it. That's something that must change, says Mind. Fear, shame and job insecurity are some of the reasons people may choose to hide their worries. Natalie...
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