Seize the Awkward

  Sometimes mental health discussions can be kind of tricky. Seize the Awkward is a resource that can help parents, peers and others navigate conversations they may feel awkward about having with someone who is struggling with mental health issues. Take a minute to view Seize the Awkward. No need to be an expert. Just […]

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Reaching Out for Help: A #RealConvo Guide

It can be hard to talk about your mental health, particularly if you’re struggling. But reaching out for help by having a #RealConvo with someone in your life is a necessary step to take in feeling better. It’s also a strong thing to do. Here is some straightforward guidance for having a conversation that can […]

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What Leads to Suicide: Risk Factors and Warning Signs

What leads to suicide? There’s no single cause for suicide. Suicide most often occurs when stressors and health issues converge to create an experience of hopelessness and despair. Depression is the most common condition associated with suicide, and it is often undiagnosed or untreated. Conditions like depression, anxiety and substance problems, especially when unaddressed, increase risk […]

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Teen vaping tied to marijuana use

Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth who never try vaping, a research review study suggests. Researchers examined data from 21 previously published studies with more than 128,000 participants ages 10 to 24. Overall, young people who used e-cigarettes were […]

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