8 Depression Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

To help you recognize depression that warrants concern, whether in yourself or a loved one, here are eight depression symptoms — some of which you might even find surprising — that you shouldn’t ignore. Trouble sleeping Although depression can sap energy and motivation during the day, a person may often lie awake at night, unable toContinue reading “8 Depression Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore”

How relationship anxiety could play havoc with your love life

It’s not easy to commit to something new and this applies to our relationships too. When the magical allure of the initial attraction wears off, and when it’s time to decide whether you want to be with this person or not, a brief period of indecisiveness is quite normal. But for many people, this periodContinue reading “How relationship anxiety could play havoc with your love life”

Court listened to AMA on defining alcoholism as a disease, not a crime

Tanya Albert Henry Contributing News Writer Alcoholism wasn’t always seen as a disease needing treatment, and the American Medical Association’s work was on the forefront of changing how the court system viewed and treated those who cannot control their alcohol consumption. Over the years, the U.S. Supreme Court has looked to AMA policies and an amicus briefContinue reading “Court listened to AMA on defining alcoholism as a disease, not a crime”

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MR. ROGERS

Part of the problem with the word disabilities is that it immediately suggests an inability to see or hear or walk or do other things that many of us take for granted. But what of people who can’t feel? Or talk about their feelings? Or manage their feelings in constructive ways? What of people whoContinue reading “THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MR. ROGERS”

JULY 5TH-FOOD FOR THOUGHT

“Be kind even if the person your being kind to doesn’t respect your kindness. It shows growth and maturity, and you will be rewarded in time.”―Joshua Bridges “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”― Plato “Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodnessContinue reading “JULY 5TH-FOOD FOR THOUGHT”

YOUTH VILLAGES STORIES

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Every day, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. In many communities, these problems are increased by less access to care, cultural stigma and lower quality care. Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. But, one’s culturalContinue reading “YOUTH VILLAGES STORIES”