Mental Health News Round-Up: August 14

21 Times #TheWorstPartAboutDepressionIs Reminded You That You’re Not Alone Buzzfeed compiled a list of posts that came the twitter hashtag: #TheWorstPartAboutDepressionIs. As more and more share their experiences of mental health disorders, the message rings true that you are not alone. Robin Williams, One Year Later: What Will Your Verse Be? Mental health activist Dese’Rae L. Stage reflects…

Mental Health News Round-Up: August 7

Coffee Can Help Boost Your Mental Health Moderate coffee drinkers were found to be less likely to develop mild cognitive imperative. Drink up coffee lovers! Picky Eating in Children Linked to Anxiety, Depression and A.D.H.D. New research in Pediatrics shows that extremely picky eating during childhood could be indicative of other behavioral health problems in the future. One…

Mental Health News Round Up: July 10

Coping While Black: A Season Of Traumatic News Takes A Psychological Toll Psychologist are researching race-based trauma in light of the recent shooting in at the historically black AME church in Charleston and the burning of black churches. Microagressions, race based violence, and racism cause trauma that harms the mental health of African American, but researchers believe the official…

Mental Health News Round Up: June 26

How Colleges Stop Depressed Students From Returning To Campus This Buzzfeed article follows one student’s experience with Brown University’s leave of absence policy locking him out of his education by denying him readmission 5 times. The Active Minds Chapter at Brown is working administrators to create change about mental health on campus. It’s Not about Mental Illness:…

Mental Health News Round Up: June 19

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Uzo Aduba On How Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren Is Changing The World The Orange Is The New Black actress behind “Crazy Eyes,” Uzo Aduba, discusses redefining “crazy” and illustrating the effects of such stigmatizing language on her character. She also believes that more people are talking about mental health because of…