Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

Eating right and exercising daily can be difficult to achieve. Additionally, it’s important to get adequate rest and stay emotionally afloat. Find out how you can take care of yourself and how good habits can ensure better success academically, emotionally, and professionally.

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HOW CAN I TELL IF IT’S CLINICAL DEPRESSION?
By: Joyce Kamanitz

In a previous article, I discussed the symptoms of clinical depression and the modes of treatment. There was also a little information about the physiological dysregulation involved in depression. Let’s look at some of the comments and questions raised and try… more >>

Great Online Content

HealthFinder
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this site covers all matters of health and wellness.
www.healthfinder.gov

HelpGuide
Helpguide’s mission is to provide you and your family with mental health information you can trust. Our expert, ad-free resources empower you with the knowledge and encouragement you need to take charge of your life and make healthy choices. We believe that with support and self-help options, you can understand, prevent, and resolve many of life’s challenges.
www.helpguide.org

National Institute of Mental Health
Learn more about your mental health and the warning signs of various mental disorders.
www.nimh.nih.gov/health/index.shtml

Mental Health America: Depression Screener
Taking a depression-screening test is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of clinical depression. The depression-screening test on this site is completely anonymous and confidential.
www.mentalhealthamerica.net

QPR Screener: Determining Someone’s Suicide Risk
3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. Each year thousands of Americans, like you, are saying “Yes” to saving the life of a friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor. QPR can be learned in our Gatekeeper course in as little as one hour.
www.qprinstitute.com