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LE VERNET, FRANCE - MARCH 26:  French authorities installed a monument to honour the victims of Germanwings flight 4U9525 in front the mountain where the plane crashed on March 26, 2015 in Le Vernet, France.The Germanwings flight 4U9525 from Barcelona to Dusseldorf crashed in Southern French Alps on Tuesday.  (Photo by Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images)

R’nel: More Concerned With Extra Bag Fee Than Mental Health

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz ripped up a doctor’s note excusing him from work on the day he crashed a crowded passenger plane into a mountain, according to investigators.

03/27/2015

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Study: Suicide Rates Among Middle-Aged Adults Have Sharply Increased

According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, suicide rates among adults ages 40-64 have increased about 40 percent since 1999, with a sharp rise since 2007.

03/02/2015

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Survey Finds Link Between Depression And Smoking

According to a US government survey, more than half of middle-aged men with depression were also smokers. There was a link among women as well.

02/20/2015

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder

In body dysmorphic disorder, a person is preoccupied with an imagined deficit in the appearance of one or more body parts.

11/13/2014

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Teens Reluctant To Seek Help For Depression Because Of Social Stigma

Teenagers often fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed about the problem.

10/29/2014

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Poll: 1 In 5 Superstorm Sandy Survivors Still Suffer Serious Distress; Half Feel They Need Mental Health Assistance

Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy many survivors are still trying to figure out their housing and it has taken a toll on their mental health.

10/28/2014

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Psychiatrists Widely Unavailable For Those With Mental Illness

In a recent study, only 26% of attempts to make an appointment with a psychiatrist were successful.

10/23/2014

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Stressful Home Life Can Make You Sick

Stressful family situations can lead to elevated levels of stress hormones and the future development of health problems.

09/25/2014

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New App Helps Monitor Daily Mental Health

It’s called “whatsmym3″ and it’s a test that can be taken daily to indicate signs of depression and other mental issues that could lead to suicide.

09/21/2014

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Encourage Teens Suffering From Depression To Seek Help

Depression can be a major issue during the teenage years, but far too many teenagers fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed.

08/15/2014

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Free, Automated Mental Health Screenings Offered by North Phila. Retailer

At the kiosk, users can type in answers to questions on a touchscreen. Results are analyzed, and referrals are printed for where you can get professional help if warranted.

08/05/2014

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Colleges Obliged To Consider Students’ Mental Health

To determine whether a student poses a direct threat and meets eligibility requirements, a University must perform a five-step legal analysis.

07/15/2014

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Health: “I Will Listen” Campaign Aimed At Helping Those Struggling With Mental Health Issues

Millions of families struggle with mental health issues. Doctors say they often feel ashamed or embarrassed. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on an event today aimed at fighting the stigma.

06/03/2014

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Local Pharmacy Offers New Way To Test If You May Need Mental Health Counseling

You can now get a blood pressure reading and may soon be able to find out if you need mental health counseling as you wait at the local pharmacy.

04/26/2014

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