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    The Current State of Climate Anxiety
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    The Growing Acceptance of Mental Health Days for Students
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    Empathy Takes an Emotional Toll and People Are Avoiding It
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    Differing Opinions on the COVID-19 Vaccine and Our Relationships
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    Afghanistan’s Mental Health Community at Risk of Collapse
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    As the Job Market Climbs, So Could Feelings of a Satisfying Life
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    First-Generation Psychology Students Report Economic Stress and Delayed Milestones
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    People With Higher BMI May Be at Higher Risk for Depression
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    Telepsychiatry Can Treat Bipolar Disorder and PTSD, Study Shows
    Man reading outdoors in a hammock
    Embrace Leisure Time—It Could Hurt Your Mental Health if You Don’t
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    Why People Do the Milk Crate Challenge and Other Risky Stunts
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    How Veterans Are Coping With the Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan
    Black mother holding her son in her arms
    Black Mothers Fear for Their Children’s Safety, Study Suggests
    Man walking through a field with a shot gun over his shoulder
    Should Mental Health Checks Be Required Before Buying a Gun?
    black woman working at a computer
    Study Suggests Sitting Has Negative Impact on Mental Health
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    Just Two Months of Meditation Could Improve Brain Efficiency
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    Addiction Treatment Expands, Remains Unequal
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    The Mental Health Effects of Wildfire Smoke
    Person in a video call with their therapist.
    Assessing the Effectiveness of Online CBT
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    A Developing Brain May Process Music Differently When Learning a Foreign Language
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    Google Launches Initiative to Hire More Autistic People
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    New ADHD Drug Treated Kids and Had Fewer Side Effects Than Stimulants
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    What is Title IX and How does this Statute Protect Trans Kids?
    woman sitting on a beg with pills around her
    Paying People to Quit Opioids Could Be a Drug Epidemic Solution
    young woman lying on her bed holding her smartphone
    Study Finds New Predictor of Suicidal Behavior in College Students
    Drawing of a young boy looking at a caterpillar in the yard
    Allowing Kids to Explore Further From Home Can Improve Confidence
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    Attachment Styles in Children Can Finally Be Measured
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    Millennial Women Are Shifting Life Goals Post-Pandemic, Survey Says
    patient lying on a therapist's couch under the influence of psychedelics
    Oregon Paves the Way for “Magic Mushroom” Mental Health Treatments
    drawing of family looking at eviction notice on their door
    There’s a New Moratorium but Eviction Still Plagues Renters
    man holding a baby on a swing
    First Program for Dads’ Postpartum Depression Shows Promise
    older woman holding an ipad
    Virtual Contact Alone Did Not Mitigate Loneliness for Seniors During COVID-19
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    Facing Mental Health Challenges as a Paralympic Athlete
    two woman hugging on a rug on the floor
    2021 Brings Major Milestones for Queer People
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    Transgender People Gain Mental Health Boost from Gender-Affirming Hair Removal
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    MDMA Added to List of Beneficial Psychedelics in Treatment of PTSD
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    Emotional Resilience Is a Process, Study Confirms
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    Electroconvulsive Therapy Deemed Safe Despite Stigma, Study Says
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    Chronic Pain May Change Our Brain and How We Handle Emotions, Study Says
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    The Western U.S. Heat Crisis and Our Mental Health
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    Exercise and Meditation Helps Help With ADHD in 10 Minutes, Study Says
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    First Three Months Critical for Sexual Assault Survivors With PTSD
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    Research Suggests Limiting Coffee for Brain Health
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    Empathetic Teens Come From More Secure Homes, Study Says
    man administering Narcan to woman on the floor who has overdosed on opioids
    Why You Should Take Narcan Training Right Now
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    How the World's Lead Crisis Is Affecting Personality
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    How Using the Right Language Can Destigmatize Mental Illness
    A physician discusses a vaccine with a patient.
    Comparing COVID-19 Vaccine to Well Known Shots May Increase Vaccine Trust, Study Says
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    Quality Recess Gives a Boost to Children's Mental Health, Study Says
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    Research Finds Reasons for Unemployment Among People With Disabilities
    Person looking at their computer late at night in the dark
    Mental And Physical Health Suffer When a Person Works After Hours
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    School Bullying Drops During COVID-19 Pandemic, Research Shows
    illustration of people favoring physical health over mental health
    Why Does Mental Health Take a Backseat to Physical Health?
    New Report Debunks Myth That “Smart” Technology Lowers Our Intelligence
    Illustration of a man speaking out of rage.
    Ask a Therapist: How Do I Stop Saying Hurtful Things I Don't Mean?
    An african american couple having a drink together, laughing
    Two-Thirds of Couples Started Out as Friends, Study Finds
    drawing of person doing a seated twist on a yoga mat wearing purple shorts
    Yoga Is the Best Way to Feel Less Stress From Work, Research Shows
    two adaptive athletes shaking hands after a tennis match
    Understanding Disability Pride Month
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    Study Suggests Writing by Hand Is Best for Learning New Material
    A person walks in front of the Stonewall Inn decorated in Pride decor.
    What You Might Not Know about Queer History