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Why It's So Hard to Share Anxious Emotions (and What to Do)

As a loved one or friend, it can be hard to get through to a person with guarded emotions. These tips make it easier to open communication.

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How not to fall prey to online scams to “cure” IBD

Online claims too good to be true? They probably are especially when researching alternative treatment for IBD. Here’s how to spot the fakes.

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Why I Love Working With the NPF

Being a National Psoriasis Foundation Ambassador helped this psoriatic disease patient expert take control of her condition and her life. Here's how she did it.

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Causes of Our College Mental Health Crisis

Today’s college students are faced with a range of ever-intensifying pressures.

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The Rewards of Mental Health Support Groups

My mental health support group has also sparked better results in sessions with my therapist.

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Chronic Illness Support From Afar

Even if your family lives far away, these are some of the ways they can still offer support for your chronic illness.

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How to Deal with Conflicting End-of-Life Emotions

How to deal with mixed feelings of guilt, sadness, loss and even joy when losing a loved one after a battle with an illness.

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If Your Elder Is Lonely, Here’s How to Help

How to banish loneliness by helping elders remain part of the community.

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11 Must Have Items for Psoriasis

Check out these items everyone with psoriasis can benefit from. Do you have any other suggestions? Share them on our Facebook page.

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How Do Depression Support Groups Work?

Things to know before signing up to a depression support group.