Eating disorders affect at least 30 million people in the U.S. and have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness.
But it can sometimes be difficult to identify an eating disorder because symptoms do not all present the same way, and those who are struggling could be any body type, age, gender, orientation, or ethnicity.
Moving to a new home is full of all sorts of emotions, and surveys show it is one of the most stressful life events. Therefore, it is important that you manage your own mental and emotional health by heading into a move with a good plan.
By almost every measure, the Super Bowl is the most popular sporting event in America. It’s also the country’s single biggest illegal gambling event, with more than $4.7 billion in bets wagered, most of them illegal. For those who struggle with gambling addiction, it can be a particularly challenging time.
Barzanna White Ph.D., has been working with the SOS Program for the last year and a half in Louisiana. In this spotlight, where we celebrate her success, White shared with us in her own words what her experience has been like and what advice she would give to new certified trainers.
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Because suicide is the second leading cause of death in people aged 15 to 34, and within the top ten leading causes of death for all ages, we all need to know the signs and how to help someone who may be at risk for suicide.
With great online presence comes great responsibility. That's why organizations are working to create spaces online that promote positivity, raise awareness for mental health and offer support or resources for those who need them. We've gathered some recent campaigns that organizations and individuals have put together to wield the power of social media for positive change.