National Institute of Mental Health
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.
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.
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.
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.