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Residential Treatment for Depression: Why Nature Is Important

The concrete jungles–cities–of the United States may hold over 62 percent of the US population, but they contain much less of something all those people need: nature. The hustle and bustle of city life creates a large amount of stress with few outlets. It has been proven that in residential treatment for depression, nature can …

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Is Teen Depression Treatment Still Needed? Absolutely and Desperately

There’s some people out and about claiming that the mental health stigma has been crushed and there’s not really a need to discuss teen depression treatment anymore–I’m here to say those people are dreadfully wrong. Depression and anxiety levels are still increasing, specifically among teens. Now, some people’s argument is that these teens will “grow …

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Understanding Therapy for Teen Grief, Sadness, and Depression

Some people think that the therapy for teen grief, depression, and sadness are all the same–but that’s wrong. Each diagnosis and each individual requires different treatments and therapy depending on their specific situation. This type of thinking also muddies the waters for those experiencing grief, sadness, or depression. It makes it harder to discern between …

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Lean On Me: Sharing Feelings with Trusted Person Can Help Depression In Teenagers

Depression can make you feel like you’re alone and no one can understand what you’re going though. For teenagers, these feelings can be even worse. Depression in teenagers is coupled with feeling misunderstood and isolated which are feelings many teenagers (even those without depression) experience daily. Although it may feel easy to close yourself up …

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Prince Harry & Iwan Thomas Talk About Coping with Depression and More

You’ve probably heard of Royal Family’s new campaign called Heads Together by now. If not, it’s an organization that wants to spread the word about the importance of mental health. BBC recently reported on an event hosted by Prince Harry where he not only spoke about his regrets towards not seeking help for when his …

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Symptoms of Depression in Teens

Is Depression “Contagious?”: Symptoms of Depression in Teens Many youth and adults today, do not have a great general understanding of mental illnesses. Some have no idea how mental illnesses develop, how to recognize symptoms or treatment options available. While mental illness is not contagious, symptoms of depression in teens and other forms of mental …

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Research Suggests New Brain Area of Interest in Teen Depression 

How The Brain Manages Teen Depression When you think about the human brain, you would assume that everyone’s brain would have the same basic operating system that tells you how to do simple functions. Breathing, eating, walking, and sleeping are frequent things that we never consider being possible because of our brain. These actions have …

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