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Women: Beating the blues

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=3ddbb08a-6df4-4577-8a01-e7679e6eea86#.Wx–xlw-dBw Depression is more common among women, but it is definitely not normal. Win out over this illness by learning to recognize the signs and being willing to get help. Feeling low. A case of the blues. Down in the dumps. You can call depression whatever you want. The important question is, are you […]

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Bullying Quiz

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryID=6c2b203b-b496-4917-8ecf-5857ead08410#.Wstv1Fw-dBx The effects of bullying don’t end after grade school. Studies have shown that children who are bullied can grow up to be depressed or have low self-esteem. Can you separate the hard facts from the popular misconceptions about bullying? Click below to start the quiz.

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Bullying can cause lasting mental health issues

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=150c20a7-72ea-452c-a6b7-56d9c8a6c88d#.WsJ-jtTwbRZ Bullying isn’t a normal part of growing up. It can lead to multiple mental health issues for kids and the adults they become. A new study outlines the impact of bullying and how long the effects can last. Researchers followed more than 11,000 twins who took surveys about bullying. The researchers assessed the […]

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What Causes Depression and Who is at Risk?

Original Source: http://teenmentalhealth.org/learn/mental-disorders/depression/ Depression is a dysregulation of the brain function that control emotions (or moods). It is a mood disorder characterized by intense and persistent negative emotions. These emotions negatively impact people’s lives, causing social, educational, personal and family difficulties. Depression is different than feeling sad or down. It is a medical condition affecting the […]

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Bullying: Not just child’s play

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=4a637380-0daa-4115-bf2a-64dd39207c9c#.Wd-LORNSxBw Farkus from A Christmas Story, Nelson Muntz on The Simpsons, the stepsisters in Cinderella—it would be nice if all bullies were make-believe like these. Unfortunately, they’re not. Real-life bullies can be found on playgrounds, in school hallways, in gym class and, increasingly, online. They look for someone to pick on—to punch, harass, frighten and intimidate. Often […]

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Suicide Prevention: Shatter the Silence

The word Aevidum, which means “I’ve got your back,” was created by students after losing a classmate to suicide. What started in Lancaster County, PA has now become a nationwide movement. Join their efforts to shatter the silence that surrounds depression, suicide, and other issues facing youth by accessing FREE mental health and suicide prevention […]

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