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Latest by Mike Veny

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What Are the Myths About Mental Health and Violence?

When it comes to the correlation between mental health and violence, there are many myths that people believe as facts. These myths bring the wrong type of attention to the subject of mental health.

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Diagnosis

Why We Need Early Detection of Psychosis

People with psychosis who don’t receive proper treatment are likely to end up homeless or in jail.

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Cardio

6 Habits for Dramatically Reducing Depression

They may seem simple, but exercise, adequate sleep, and sunlight can really make an impact on your depression.

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Relationships

Tips for Dating Someone With Depression

Remember: Every person has the potential to be in a successful, healthy, romantic relationship.

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Lifestyle

Setting Goals for Improved Mental Health

It feels good to make progress towards a goal. Remember: Every small success is a win.

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How to Learn to Love Yourself

We know what it means to love others, but many of us struggle to understand what it means to love ourselves. Luckily, the experts have us covered.

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The Link Between Giving and Happiness

Science backs up the old saying “It is better to give than to receive.”

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Treatment

Will My Depression Go Away?

During treatment, people respond differently to different interventions because depression has various triggers.

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Treatment

How to Get the Most Out Of Your 12-Step Program

Learning to lean on others for support, celebrating small successes, and taking your time are some ways to achieve victory in a 12-step program.

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Treatment

Anger is Like an Addiction

Getting mad can make you feel powerful (briefly). But it’s destructive.