National Institute of Mental Health

Jon Kelly, 22, president of the Active Minds chapter at Saint Joseph's University. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Mental Health Awareness Group Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Active Minds encourages college students to speak openly about mental health. With 400-plus chapters nationwide and more than a dozen in Philadelphia, the goal is to reduce mental health stigma and start the conversation early.

04/30/2013

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The Impact Of Depression

According to research from the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is the leading cause of non-fatal disability among people 15 to 44, and nothing else is even close.

11/14/2012

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Leading Cause Of Absenteeism

What do you think is the leading cause of absenteeism in this country? The answer, according to research from the National Institute of Mental Health is depression.

10/01/2012

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Managing Anxiety

Psychologists say somewhere between “checked out and freaked out is an anxiety sweet spot… which keeps us our toes” and alert for potential problems. Therapists treat people for both too much or too little anxiety.

06/25/2012

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