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Living With Sesonal Affective Disorder

I wanted to handle it myself, but SAD is more than just the "winter blues."

These Medical Detection Dogs Save Lives

Sit, stay, fetch … save a life.

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When "Taking the Edge Off" Becomes Alcoholism
After slowly spiraling down a dangerous path, one woman knew she had…
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There's No Shame in Taking Antidepressants
I never judge my friends for taking them, so why am I judging myself…
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Can Horse-Assisted Therapy Heal Emotional Trauma?
Experts say highly intuitive horses can help us disrupt non-producti…
7 Surprising Symptoms of Dementia

Memory loss is not the only sign of dementia.

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She Was Depressed and Hated Exercise—Then She Lost 130 Pounds and Became a Personal Trainer

This mom is blowing us away with her newfound physical—and emotional—strength.

How to Declutter Your Mind

It is possible to shut off. We promise.

How Two Separate Tragedies Gave One Man a New Face

Both the recipient and donor for Mayo Clinic's first-ever face transplant shot themselves in the head.

Weeks Before She Died, Carrie Fisher Wanted Women Struggling With Mental Illness to Know This

The late actress and author fought to break the stigma around this all-too-common issue.

Dr. Phil Is 'Exploiting' Shelley Duvall and Her Mental Illness for Ratings

Find out why some people are calling for a boycott of the episode.

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7 Ways You Can Help Someone With Anxiety

Saying "don't worry" is NOT one of them.

15 Things Nobody Ever Tells You About Depression

First of all, you don't have to be suicidal, or even sad, to be depressed.

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Why Taking a 'Sick Day' (Even if You're Not Really Sick) Is Important

Ferris Bueller was ahead of his time.

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How Coming Off Antidepressants Taught Me to Give Myself More Credit

The psych meds were responsible for helping me heal, but so was I.

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In Sickness and In Rape: She Didn't Know Her Husband Could Also Be Her Rapist

'He said that, because we were married, he could do whatever he wanted.'