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Finding a Little Meaning in Life Goes a Loooong Way…

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Well, George H.W. went on to his reward last week. Seems to have been a good guy, who lived a meaningful life. It’s just a shame it took a death to keep folk from each other’s throats for a while – at least within the political realm. ‘Course, it’ll be business as usual after he’s buried…

Saving People From Suicide: An Occasional Letter? Really?

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Suicide, the dodgy and darkest villain. Ever higher the death toll climbs, reducing life expectancy in the U.S., with virtually no rhyme nor reason. But could the solution be found in something so incredibly simple that darned near everyone overlooked it? Tap-in and see what you think…

Thankful: A Simple & Poetic Message

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It’s Thanksgiving Weekend here in the States. That may, or may not, be meaningful to you. I get it. Still, as much as may be wrong in the life of someone enduring a mood or anxiety disorder, being thankful – even for something minuscule – is a good and healing practice…

Chips Off the Old Block: You’ll Love These Yummy Research Morsels

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It’s time for another in our “Chips Off the Old Block” series. This go-round we’re going to feature a common antioxidant as a bipolar depression treatment, the negative impact of social media upon depression and loneliness, and an app that helps teens with depression. Tap-in and let’s nibble on some morsels…

Benjamin Rush, MD: The Father of American Psychiatry

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History: we all have one. So do rocks, for that matter. Thing of it is, for so many reasons, history is important – individually and collectively. And so it goes for our fields of interest, psychiatry and psychology. Let’s get to know Benjamin Rush, MD, the Father of American Psychiatry…