Archive | February, 2019

HOW STRESS AFFECTS THE BRAIN

It’s widely known that chronic stress can affect the mind and body in ways that can increase irritability, fatigue, and insomnia, as well as exacerbate health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and gastrointestinal problems. Studies also show that even minor levels of stress can increase the risk of developing chronic disease. Recently, new research […]

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WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN DONE?

In the wake of a suicide (or attempted suicide), family and friends often ask what they could have done to prevent their loved ones from wanting to take their own lives. It may be useful to know that, of the nearly 45,000 Americans who took their own lives in 2016, adults between the ages of […]

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