Mental Health

Kate Spade: Success, Depression, and Suicide

Why do so many successful people take their lives? The tragedy of Kate Spade’s death shatters misconceptions about suicide: that it is attached to failure.

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Are You at Risk for Burnout? Recharge This Summer

Unplug. Take breaks. Stay in the moment. These and other tips by Isaiah Pickens, Ph.D. will help you to recharge your mental health and productivity this summer.

By Isaiah B. Pickens, Ph.D.

Why Are So Many LGBTQ Youths Depressed?

LGBTQ individuals are almost three times more likely than others to experience depression. Here’s why we need to address depression among LGBTQ youths.

By Mike Veny

The Bonds Between Siblings Help When Parents Argue

Strong bonds between siblings can help reduce stress and offset the negative effects of unhealthy, destructive parental relationships, according to a recent study.

By Diane Domina

Left-Handed? It May Matter for Mental Health

A study conducted by researchers from Cornell University suggests treatments for the most common mental health issues, like depression and anxiety, could be ineffective in people who are left-handed.

By Diane Domina

10 Celebrities Who Have Battled Depression and Made It Through to the Other Side

We rarely hear about success stories of celebrities living with depression. Here are 10 luminaries that serve as inspiration on how to persist through darkness.

By Therese Borchard

Meet the Experts

Therese Borchard

Senior Editor

Therese Borchard is Senior Editor at Health Central, where she covers Mental Health & Wellness among other topics. She has written for a variety of websites, is the author of several books, and is a passionate mental health advocate.

Mike Veny

Patient Expert

Mike Veny is one of world’s leading mental health speakers and a high-energy corporate drumming event facilitator.

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Therese Borchard

Senior Editor

Therese Borchard is Senior Editor at Health Central, where she covers Mental Health & Wellness among other topics. She has written for a variety of websites, is the author of several books, and is a passionate mental health advocate.