Anxiety | Talking about mental health – Episode 2

Anxiety | Talking about mental health – Episode 2

The first time that I experienced anxiety was probably 12 years ago. I’d get the shakes. You know, I’d be sitting at work and I’d be… I’d physically… The hands would be shaking, so I’d sit on my hand. I didn’t know what it was; I didn’t know what I was thinking, I didn’t know …

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Break the Stigma

Break the Stigma

You know that feeling where your thoughts scare you or make life tough? Sometimes it feels like no one else in the world has those thoughts or feelings. No one seems to know how difficult it is to deal with your feelings, and it’s not easy to share your deepest secrets. You might think something …

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Children’s Mental Health | Breaking Stigma and Creating Change

Children’s Mental Health | Breaking Stigma and Creating Change

You kind of have a road map of what it’s going to be like for the rest of your life and all of that all the sudden came into question. I think I was pretty numb, I think my husband was kind of in denial. We haven’t told a lot of people about Jack because …

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Five mental disorders share some of the same genes

Five mental disorders share some of the same genes

CUTHBERT: This study examined five different psychiatric disorders that we’ve always thought of as distinct disorders. Autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and unipolar depression. It examined the genetics in all of these disorders in one BIG sample, as though they were simply a single illness. And they found genes that …

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Reducing the Stigma of Mental Health

Reducing the Stigma of Mental Health

(upbeat music) (audience claps) – I have to tell you how excited I am to be here this morning. I have heard Judge Broderick a couple of times. Has anybody in the audience heard Judge Broderick before? Okay, so we got a couple of folks who have heard him. I have to tell you something. …

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