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The Hottest Thing in Online Therapy is a Chatbot That Teaches CBT

Online therapy is a thriving field — with good reason. While research shows that face-to-face therapy can be more beneficial in a lot of contexts, online therapy is accessible to a lot of people for whom traditional therapy may be out of reach in cost or distance, or because of stigma. But where reputable online […]

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GFD, Where Gamers With Mental Health Issues Support Each Other

When you’re coping with mental health issues, having the support of others can make all the difference — but that’s easier said than found. We don’t all have supportive people in our lives to open up to, and feeling alone can be genuinely dangerous. That’s where Gamers Fighting Depression (GFD) comes in. GFD is a […]

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Celebrities Open Up for Mental Health Awareness Month

For Mental Health Awareness Month, The Child Mind Institute asked 31 celebrities an important question: what would they tell their younger selves about their mental health issues and learning disorders? Emma Stone kicked off the month with a compassionate one-sided conversation about her anxiety, which she’s spoken about publically before. In her video, she explains […]

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Today’s a Good Day to Talk About Mental Health

Opening up about our mental health issues can have a big impact — it lets others know they aren’t alone, and the value of that can’t be measured. Thanks to Bell, a Canadian telecom, opening up about mental health today can also help raise funds for mental health initiatives. January 25th is Bell Let’s Talk […]

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Feeling Uninspired? The Make Art Not War Challenge Might Help

Making art in difficult times can be healing — but it can also be very challenging. If you’re having trouble working up the energy and motivation to create, maybe a little help is called for. That’s the idea behind the Make Art Not War 2017 Challenge. Organized by writer and game development Monica Valentinelli, it […]

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Weekly INT Boost: Will Mental Health Issues Join Us in the Transhumanist Future?

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental-health related articles you may have missed. This week, we have a personal look at the dangers of crediting creativity to mental illness, Instagram’s new efforts to help us in a crisis, and speculation about whether mental health issues will (or should) get uploaded with us in the […]

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This Popular Instagrammer Became a PSA for Alcohol-Use Disorders

📕 Reading 📕 #latergram A photo posted by Louise Delage (@louise.delage) on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:03am PDT Louise Delage is the perfect Instagrammer — she’s pretty, adventurous, and ridiculously photogenic. Since her profile opened in August of this year, she’s gathered thousands of followers. Her photos picked up tens of thousands of likes as […]

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Messages of Hope from World Mental Health Day

Monday, October 10th was World Mental Health Day. To mark the day, we asked Take This supporters to share their own messages of hope with the hashtag #IAmNotAlone, to show us all that we have each other. Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay, #IAmNotAlone and neither are you. @TakeThisOrg @VideoGameVoters pic.twitter.com/Ejg1DFSTFT — Shannon M Gerritzen (@NerdmaidSMG) October 10, […]

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On World Mental Health Day, Let’s Show the World That None of Us Are Alone

Today — October 10th — is World Mental Health Day. One in four of us will be diagnosed with a mental illness in our lifetimes. Whether you know it or not, people in your life are already suffering from mental illness, yet many are so afraid of what people think that they don’t talk about […]

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Sci-Fi/Fantasy Authors Share Their Mental Health Stories for #HoldOnToTheLight

Some of the best and brightest in the science fiction/fantasy world are sharing their struggles with mental health issues this month as part of #HoldOnToTheLight, a campaign to help raise mental health awareness in the SF/F community. Organized by author Gail Z. Martin, #HoldOnToTheLight has over 100 authors writing blog posts about mental health — […]

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