A new study on teen suicide shows an extremely high rate among transgender teens. Experts say a lack of acceptance could be a contributing factor.
"Today I proudly, happily and healthily stand here as someone who will continue to always lead by example as I tirelessly advocate for betterment of those in need."
Designer Kate Spade's husband, Andy, admits that his wife's suicide came as a complete shock in his first statement since her death.
Many people tweeted their devastation about Kate Spade's passing and discredited a common misconception about the reasons for suicide.
Ryan Reynolds told the New York Times: "I have anxiety, I've always had anxiety." Sharing that news could help anxiety sufferers everywhere.
Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson is sharing about how a bad breakup and being cut by a football team was the "absolute worst time" of his life and triggered depression.
Joe Blakeney says his daughter Jess was recently fired from her job because of her colorful hair. So he decided to turn to social media in hopes of helping his daughter find a new job.
A new study finds that women who suffer from postpartum depression are more likely to have given birth in the fall or summer, had babies earlier in their pregnancy, and did not have anesthesia (for example an epidural) during their delivery.
The supermodel holds nothing back when speaking about depression in her cover story for Net-A-Porter's The Edit.
Massy Arias is fitness influence, showing her 2.3 million Instagram followers how to embrace their bodies and approach fitness from a functional perspective.
Supermodel Chrissy Teigen is calling out people who said she didn't appear depressed while struggling with postpartum depression.
Kathy DiVincenzo wants other mothers to know they are not alone. Some days, Kathy DiVincenzo is a picture-perfect mother — other days, postpartum depression takes hold, leaving her to “suffer in silence.” As part of a Facebook post that’s now gone viral, DiVincenzo stands up to her illness by sharing firsthand perspective on what it’s like living with PPD. “The truth is, both of these pictures represent my life depending on the day,” DiVincenzo wrote in the post.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month — and in honour of that, many bloggers are sharing their photos of what mental health or chronic illness really looks like to help break the stigma. Milly Smith (a.k.a. selfloveclubb on Instagram) suffers from chronic illness.
Depression can be all too prevalent, affecting actors, supermodels, singers, doctors, and people from all walks of life. But the common mood disorder is becoming more pervasive in the young. One brave young woman, Katelyn Marie Todd, is opening up on Facebook about what depression feels like and how — when one is in the midst of it — even the smallest things, like brushing your hair, can simply be too much to handle. “I brushed my hair today. For the first time in four weeks,” Todd began her moving Facebook confessional on May 6. “It was matted and twisted together. ...
Thorne has been outspoken about her battles with acne, her suicidal thoughts when she was younger, and her sexuality, which is fluid. She recently tweeted that she had depression, and then deleted it after the ensuing uproar.
A mom got a tattoo to symbolize her strength after coping with postpartum depression. Postpartum Progress, a national nonprofit blog that offers information and support for pregnant women and new mothers who have postpartum depression (PPD) and other mental illnesses related to pregnancy and childbirth, posted a raw and heartfelt story on its Facebook page from a #WarriorMom. Lucy McEwen, a mother of two who came across the organization during a dark period in her life after her first child was born, recently headed to a tattoo parlor to receive her first body art.
Cierra Fortner appears as though she’s got it all together. Last week, Fortner shared to Facebook an encounter that left her burning to unveil some truths about motherhood when doubled with depression. “Today I was at Walmart doing my weekly Friday shopping when the cashier says to me, ‘I see you in here all the time, your kids are always dressed cute, behaving and you just seem to have it all together,” the mother of Jayce, 4, and Brenton, 10 months, began in her now viral Facebook post on January 20.
It’s taken Alexandra Kilmurray 18 months to look herself in the mirror without breaking down in tears. The mom of two recently took to Instagram to share a real glimpse into post-pregnancy life, accompanied by a brutally honest post that has since gone viral.
Last year I quit alcohol for six months. I felt troubled I’d never known myself as an adult who didn’t drink; the longest break I’d ever taken was a week, two at most. From working in restaurants aged 18, to university drinking culture, to sitting in front of the telly with a glass of red. All ‘normal’ stuff. Oh there were times I abused alcohol; a painful breakup and my quarter life crisis saw me use red wine as one hell of a crutch but I didn’t feel my habits were out of the ordinary, not compared to my peers or even the culture around me.
Sure, Botox can help get rid of your frown lines. Science is tantalizingly close, at least according to Jason S. Reichenberg, MD, director of dermatology at the University of Texas-Austin and co-author of a study about the correlation between Botox and depression that was just published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. “One of the theories about Botox treating depression is that it doesn’t make you smile, but it stops you from frowning,” Reichenberg tells Yahoo Beauty.