Are you getting itchy feet, and thinking about going on a journey of self-discovery? Perhaps you’re nearing the peak midlife crisis age.
Kate Middleton’s brother, James, has spoken out about his battle with depression and the role his family played in helping him through it.
It’s clear that Avicii wasn’t in a good place before his death, and now more details have emerged that shed light on his final few days.
More than ever, now is the time to consider the negative impacts social media has on our mental health. Another study, another set of warning signs.
There are masses of people who push themselves daily in an effort to keep fit – but can they handle not exercising? And if not, why? They may be depressed.
Don’t worry you’re not alone, today does happen to be rated as the most depressing day of the year. Give us strength.
Recent studies have shown that the suicide rate here at home is on the increase, something that should alarm us all. So what are the reasons behind this upsurge then?
Sad news from Claremont’s Cavendish Square Mall yesterday evening as a 21-year-old man took his own life.
Suicide is something that is difficult to comprehend given our fear of our own power and mortality. Nevertheless, it is something that is in the general conscious at the moment with the recent passing of Robin Williams.
We have all been eager to know exactly what was in the report submitted to the court following Oscar’s 30-day observation. After changing her initial ruling on the publication of the document, Judge Masipa has allowed it to be made public…
General anxiety disorder sufferers, or rather their family and friends, are going into freak out-mode following Oscar’s premature evaluation from a psychiatrist.
A clinical trial designed to determine if a hallucinogen from magic mushrooms can be used to treat poeple with depression has been stalled due to European and specifically British rules for the use of illegal drugs in research.
A recent clinical trial conducted by the National Institute of Health in the US has found that a new experimental drug may be able to treat depression symptoms within minutes, as opposed to most current prescription anti-depressants that can take weeks to have an effect.
Wallaby legend Clyde Rathbone has broken his silence about his years long battle with the depression that cost him his marriage, and almost his life. We’ve got his full awe-inspiring statement, detailing how he fought back, after the jump.
Yesterday DJ Fresh tweeted the following regarding a family member: “Attention seeking person i know says ‘i just tried to kill myself’… would it be ‘wrong’ to send them 5 ways that WILL work? #SOselfish [sic]”. He also called his cousin “a suicidal brat”. This has upset a lot of people, including the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG), yet Fresh remains defiant on the matter.
You guys remember photographer Sacha Goldberger and his depressed grandmother, right? He took photos of her dressed as a superhero to cure her depression. And it seemed to work! Which is why Goldberger and Mamika have released another round of pretty rad faux-superhero photographs. There’s a superdog now, too.
Due to the growing occurrence of ‘Facebook suicides’ a help system has been put in place, which allows users concerned about potentially suicidal friends to report the activity to Facebook, which will trigger a hotline response reaching out to the depressed party.
Yesterday we had a comment on our story, Rob Taylor Took The Ultimate Jump which prompted us to do a little extra digging. Professionals suggest that his unusual behaviour leading up to his death may have been a result of drug use or a mental health ailment.
That’s if you’re living in the UK. Indeed, recently-conducted research (which is is of course always reliable; remember the Da Vinci Code?) has indicated that Britons between the age of the thirty and forty are the most unhappy group of people in the whole world. What’s there to be unhappy about?