EXPECTO PATRONUM! A Spell or a mantra?

Ever since being introduced to the Harry Potter books in elementary school I’ve felt a strong connection to the magical world that has taken me beyond that which I sometimes feel with my real life acquaintances. Attending book and movie releases helped me have something to look forward to, the characters’ growth something to guide…

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: March 20

Clues To Autism, Schizophrenia Emerge From Cerebellum Research By researching people born without one, scientists are looking at other functions that the cerebellum may have. Although the research is preliminary, researchers see potential for learning more about schizophrenia, autism, and brain plasticity. Workplace Suicides Are on the Rise A new study finds that work place suicides rose between…

Mental Health News Round-up: Nov 7

Wayne Brady Opens Up About His Depression: ‘I Had a Complete Breakdown’ In a personal interview with Entertainment Tonight, Wayne Brady talks about his battle with depression, the stigma of being perceived as “crazy,” and the impact of Robin Williams’ death. The response to his revelation has been overwhelmingly positive and sparked others to discuss their mental health…