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Moms have drastically better mental health when their partners take time off work

June 26, 2019

Jun 10, 2019, 4:01 PM By Allana Akhtar Business Insider https://www.businessinsider.com/swedish-parental-leave-leads-to-better-mental-health-for-mothers-2019-6 While everybody is focused on the baby after it’s born, mothers are acutely at risk. Worldwide, 17.7% of new mothers experience postpartum depression. While the potential causes of maternal distress are many, new research on Sweden suggests that simply having fathers more available to help out with the more »

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NAMI Acting CEO Talks About The State Of Mental Health On C-SPAN

5/30/19 NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2019/NAMI-Acting-CEO-Talks-About-the-State-of-Mental-Health-on-C-SPAN Angela Kimball, NAMI’s Acting CEO, was on C-SPAN Washington Journal for a 30-minute segment about the state of mental health in America. Angela discussed mental health issues, the importance of parity for mental health care, NAMI’s WhyCare? campaign and the importance of reducing stigma and discrimination around mental illness. The segment also included call-in more »

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Why It’s Important To Unplug Sometimes

By Carrie Cantwell | May. 10, 2019 NAMI https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/May-2019/Why-It-s-Important-to-Unplug-Sometimes I love technology. I can keep in touch with friends all over the world through social media. With the click of a button, I can order groceries, shoes and furniture. I can even use apps on my phone to help manage my mental health and medications. Having easy access to so more »

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No More Time on the Couch: The Rise of Digital Mental Health Therapeutics

May 16, 2019

04/22/19 7:30am By Arick Wierson Observer https://observer.com/2019/04/digital-cbt-rise-learn-to-live-big-health-mystrength/ Heidi Wylie was a beautiful, young 20-something. She had flowing long brown hair, a fit physique and a wholesome, Midwestern look. A recent college graduate, she was already a few years into her career as a choir and music director in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but there was one glaring more »

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You do deserve a vacation — your mental health depends on it

May 8, 2019 in Smart Money By Madison Blancaflor Bankrate https://www.bankrate.com/personal-finance/smart-money/vacation-time-and-mental-health/ A recent Bankrate survey found that only 38 percent of Americans with paid vacation days plan on using all of them this year. According to Expedia’s annual Vacation Deprivation Study, Americans left 653.9 million vacation days unused in 2018. Those numbers are concerning considering the connection more »

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