Liza Koshy on Opening Up | Friendship & Mental Health | Ad Council

– Hey guys, what’s up? It’s Liza Koshy and today I’m gonna tell you a little story about my anxiety. So I turned 20, I had been moved out to LA. I was doing different stuff out here and having fun, just being myself until anxiety hit me like a brick. (laughs) Mine specifically is social anxiety which is ironic […]

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Why People Don’t Talk About Mental Health

Hey guys. It’s Hannah. Thanks for tuning in. So, today we’re going to confront this question: Why is it hard to talk about mental health? Why is it hard to come forward about a diagnosis of bipolar, about a diagnosis of depression, anxiety or any mental health condition? And I came forward about my diagnosis of bipolar 2 a couple […]

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Coming Out About Mental Health ft. Mim Shaikh | Voice Box | Childline

R: Hi! I’m Ramon M: Hey, my name’s Mim Shaikh R: And today, we’re talking about coming out about mental health R: At Childline, we know that it can be really help to talk about how you’re feeling, and typically for boys, young boys as well, it’ s something that’s sort of feels like you can’t talk about things if […]

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What Are Heuristics?

Every day you make decisions and judgments. Sometimes you’re able to think about them carefully, but other times you make them on the fly using little information. This is where heuristics come in. Heuristics are straightforward rules of thumb that we develop based on our past experiences. They’re cognitive tools that help us make quick decisions or judgments. Life would […]

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Country music star Felicity Urquhart talks about her husband’s suicide

Country music star Felicity Urquhart has revealed what happened the day her husband took his own life – and the heartbreak of explaining this to their daughters The 43-year-old singer-songwriter’s other half Glen Hannah, a musician and music producer, committed suicide in May On the eve of RU OK? Day, Urquhart spoke about how her late husband’s depression had made […]

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5 Myths about Mental Illnesses

[intro] A man by the name of Thomas Szasz published a book in 1961 called, The Myth of Mental Illnesses, discussing his believe that mental illnesses were unnecessary diagnosis used to excuse the behavior of moral and socially deficient people. Some people still have this view of mental illnesses, but the majority of the public have gotten to understand over […]

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Is Talking About Mental Illness Easy?

(scribbling) (electronic music) Hello. I was asking on my Twitch Stream earlier which you should follow me if you don’t. RikkiPoynterPlays- stream every day, almost every day. Playing some Fortnite and stuff. So I asked my Twitch viewers for some ideas on some mental health videos cause it’s Mental Heath Awareness Month, and I was just kinda stuck on topics. […]

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How Bipolar Disorder Affects Family and Friends | HealthyPlace

Hey guys, it’s Hannah. The effects bipolar disorder has on those around us. It’s really important we acknowledge other people and the challenges that they face dealing with our mental illness and what, exactly, those challenges are. I know in my life, living with bipolar two disorder, some of the challenges that my family and friends face have to do […]

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Health, Illness, and Disability

Illness and disability create emergencies or pressure points that I think in a way force questions about identity. And when you say emergencies, sometimes you mean that at the individual level, but sometimes it’s a social emergency too. Everybody has been sick or knows someone who has been sick and can, you know, bring personal experience to the table. I […]

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