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Accepting My Sexuality in Eating Disorder Recovery

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What My Brothers Taught Me About the Importance of Early Intervention

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Stereotypes and Seeking Care in a Racialized America

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How To Navigate the Overwhelming Volume of Mental Health Apps

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My Daughter’s First Episode of Psychosis

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Warning Signs of Mental Illness in Children

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Myths and Facts of Bipolar Disorder

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Five Warning Signs of Mental Illness that People Miss

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A Message for Anyone with a Treatment-Resistant Mental Illness

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Let My Journey with BPD Be Your Guide (Not Your Blueprint)

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Schizophrenia Does Not Have Me

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How Public Officials Can Protect the Rights of Prisoners with Mental Illness

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Criminal Justice Involvement of People with Serious Mental Illness

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What Is Mental Health Probation?

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The Most Common Symptom That Is Rarely Asked About

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Recovery Begins with a Decision

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A New Tool to Help Plan for Crises

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Why I Embrace 12-Step Principles as a Therapist

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The Waiting Room

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Talking to Your Kids About Psychiatric Medications

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Quitting Tobacco with A Mental Illness: What You Need to Know

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5 Common Myths About Suicide Debunked

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My Spiral out of Reality

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A New Treatment Option for Major Depressive Disorder

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Making the Most of a Psych Ward Stay: Strategies from a Psychiatric Nurse

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From Patient to Survivor

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How Early Intervention Impacted My Life

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My Long Journey to Getting My Son Help

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7 Myths About Pediatric Depression

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Early Intervention for Borderline Personality Disorder

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Why Black Churches Need to Do Better with Mental Health Issues

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Why We Need More Culturally Competent Therapists

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Discrimination and Racism in the History of Mental Health Care

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How I Use ACT and CBT to Help People Cope with Health Conditions

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How to Protect Your Mental Health during the Coronavirus Outbreak

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Finding the Best Medication Regimen

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It's Okay If You Need Meds to Be Okay

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Defeating Stigma with Science

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The Many Forms of Mental Illness Discrimination

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How Public Officials Can Protect the Rights of Prisoners with Mental Illness

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How PTSD Affected My Life

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How to Move Forward After Going Through a Crisis

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A Blueprint to Healing From Depersonalization

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Beyond the Baby Blues: Depression During and After Pregnancy

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It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, Even If You Are a Professional

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Preventing and Preparing for a Mental Health Crisis

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How Writing to Myself Helped Me Cope with Panic Attacks

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Don’t Invalidate My Depression

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Techniques to Spot Childhood Depression

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Understanding Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation For OCD

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Caring for the Caregiver

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How Families Can Work Together

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My Path to Accepting Mental Illness

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What I Wish Others Hadn’t Said After My Hospitalization

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How Being Hospitalized Changed My Perception of Mental Illness

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Mental Health Conditions Seen in Childhood

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PTSD is More Likely in Women Than Men

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We Need to Take Suicide Prevention More Seriously

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Suicide Prevention for College Students

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Screening through Primary Care Providers to Prevent Suicide

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Turning Suicidal Ideation into Hope

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The Unexpected Medical Bill

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I’m Still Here

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What it Feels Like to be in Psychosis

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Why Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders Don’t go to Therapy

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Mental Health Challenges in Immigrant Communities

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How to Keep People Engaged in Mental Health Treatment

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Mental Health Challenges in the LGBTQ+ Community

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Coping with Bipolar Disorder within My Faith Community

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Experiencing a Psychotic Break Doesn’t Mean You’re Broken

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Postpartum Psychosis: Something I Didn’t Learn About in Birthing Class

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My Reality During A Psychotic Episode

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My Journey with Schizophrenia

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Finding My Purpose After Psychosis

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Living Extraordinary Alones

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Are the Kids Really Learning About Mental Health?

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Making a Major Life Change for Your Mental Health

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The Key to Finding the Best Help

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Experiencing Both Perspectives of EMDR: Provider and Patient

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Therapy Concepts Everyone Needs to Know

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Shared Decision-making: Getting a Say in Your Care

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CBT for Psychosis: Approaches Families Can Use

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Different Types of Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

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The Power of Emotion Education

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Finding the Best Psychiatrist for You

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Digital Therapy Apps: Good or Bad?

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The Treatment of Choice for Trauma

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Four Lessons From Four Years of Therapy

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Treating the Whole Person

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When A New Job Became My Worst Nightmare

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That Time in the Psych Ward

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Anxiety, the Sneaky Symptom

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How the Digital Age Has Impacted Mental Health Care

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Self-Help Techniques for Coping with Mental Illness

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Coping with Mental Illness: What Not to Do

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Learning to Find My Identity with Bipolar Disorder

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8 Ways to Deal with Depression During the Gloomy Days of Winter

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Why I Have to Convince Myself My Anxiety is Real

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Depression

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5 Things You Can Do to Help Your Child with Depression

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