The 28-year-old singer reflects on the many lows of 2020, along with some silver linings.
Kim Kardashian is breaking her silence to discuss Kanye West’s mental health in the wake of hurtful comments he’s made about her and their family over the last three days.
According to a new Yahoo Canada survey, 52 per cent of Canadians said they did not have enough knowledge to rank mental illnesses.
In an e-mail to the Kansas City Star, Kate Spade's sister opened up about the late designer's battle with mental health and her fixation with Robin Williams's death.
Although she was first diagnosed in 2001 (when she was hospitalized for a physical and mental breakdown), “I didn’t want to believe it,” the superstar singer-songwriter said.
A model posted a "before" photo showing a bruise she sustained from her brother, who has a mental illness, and an "after" photo post-makeover.
In her most personal speech to date, the Duchess of Cambridge spoke candidly at a maternal health charity event held in London, U.K., about the expectations vs. reality of being a mom. The event was held as part of the Heads Together campaign, in partnership with The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. The Duchess helped mark the release of educational films that raise awareness and tackle mental health stigma.
By now, you’ve likely heard of the numerous health benefits of breastfeeding, but for one mom, it’s the thing she credits with saving her life. “Breastfeeding literally saved my life,” says a quote posted on the Facebook group Breastfeeding Mama Talk. “When my son was 2 months old I got severely ill with postpartum depression.
Every year, more than 42,000 Americans die by suicide. If you see a selfie that looks like this in your newsfeed, it’s because your friend wants you to know it’s OK to talk.
When Deacon Edward R. and Ruth Shoener lost their daughter Katie last week, they decided to take the opportunity to talk about something that has long been considered taboo: her mental illness. “Kathleen ‘Katie’ Marie Shoener, 29, fought bipolar disorder since 2005, but she finally lost the battle on Wednesday to suicide in Lewis Center, Ohio,” the obituary states. It then goes on to read like most obituaries, outlining Shoener’s achievements throughout her life and those she left behind.
Researchers from the University of Queensland found that city residents who spend at least 30 minutes outdoors each week had a reduced risk of depression and high blood pressure. “We’ve known for a long time that visiting parks is good for our health, but we are now beginning to establish exactly how much time we need to spend in parks to gain these benefits,” says researcher Richard Fuller. Given that 5.4% of Canadians suffer from some form of mood disorder or depression, and that metal illness in Canada costs the public health care system $51 billion each year, the use of green spaces could be a way to lighten the burden.
Have you ever considered if you’re a hoarder? You know what I’m talking about. You may have thought about it when you folded away jeans you “can’t fit into right now.” Or when you stowed away plastic bags from grocery shopping under your sink, even though you have enough plastic bags to line your bins from now until 2084. Or perhaps when you gently opened your fridge door, so that your stash of ketchup packets didn’t come spilling out.
The powerful photo is helping to raise awareness of depression. Bekah Miles shared the photo of her tattoo, inked on her left leg, on social media and has received a brilliant reaction – simultaneously raising awareness of depression. Bekah, 21, explained the meaning behind the tattoo on her Facebook page, revealing in an emotional open letter that she hopes it will help make people more aware of those struggling with depression. The 21-year-old chose to ‘come out’ as being diagnosed with depression on the social media platform, revealing that she’s finally “ready to have a conversation about mental illness.” “Last year, I was diagnosed with depression.