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Mental Health Therapy May Be Coming to a Walmart Near You

For a lot of people, Walmart is their one-stop shop for everything from groceries to clothing to a haircut. Now, one location of the retail giant is adding another service: therapy. And no, we don’t mean retail therapy — we’re talking about mental health treatment. The Boston Globe has reported that Beacon Health Options, a Boston-based […]

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7 ways to protect your mental well-being over the holidays

I know it seems hard to believe, but we are, once again, fast approaching the holiday season. Although millions of people across the United States and beyond are looking forward to the festivities, it can sometimes leave people feeling jaded and exhausted. There are gifts to buy, family to visit, meals to cook, and events […]

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Cannabis really DOES ruin your memory, study finds

Cannabis really DOES ruin your memory: Young men scored much better in mental tests within a WEEK of giving up, study shows Researchers in Boston followed 88 men aged 16-25 who smoked marijuana at least once a week Some cut down, others went cold turkey, in the first study to measure the effects of marijuana […]

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Treating mental disorders with psychedelic psychotherapy

Millions of Australians suffer from a myriad of mental health issues. Depression, PTSD and addiction to name a few. But what if we could help them by trying something a little trippy? Every day in Australia, more than eight people die by suicide. Millions more suffer mental health issues. We have treatments available, but in […]

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Gender Nonconformity Linked to Students’ Mental Distress

MONDAY, Sept. 24, 2018 — Gender nonconformity (GNC) is associated with mental distress for female and male students, according to a study published online Sept. 24 in JAMA Pediatrics. Richard Lowry, M.D., from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and colleagues used data from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey conducted in […]