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Cleveland Cavaliers Power Forward Kevin Love Discusses Mental Health Treatment in the Spotlight (Espn.com)

  "If you had a heart condition, you'd see a doctor and you'd take the necessary steps to fix the problem. Why should it be any different with mental health?" - Kevin Love In November 2017, Kevin Love thought he was going to die. In the middle of a game against the Atlanta Hawks, he experienced a panic attack that had him laid out on the floor of the locker room with his heart racing and his airway constricted. Since that day, Love has undertaken cognitive behavioral therapy paired with medication to manage his anxiety and depression. He's also become an outspoken...

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Mental Health Awareness in the Digital World (VentureBeat.com)

  “…I figured we should put our professional experience together with our personal experience and see if we can try and help people.”– Leo Zullo, chairman and co-founder of Safe In Our World According to FinancesOnline.com, there will be approximately 2.6 billion video game players worldwide in 2020, up from nearly 2.5 billion in 2019. In a world that currently has 7.8 billion people living in it, you don’t have to be a math major to deduce that video gamers aren’t really loner minority that we’ve always been led to believe. In fact, it’s quite the opposite, as the number...

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NJ-based Mental Health-Focused Nonprofit Creates a Virtual Fundraiser (App.com)

“We hear again and again that mental health matters. It does. For all of us. The mental health effects of the pandemic could linger long after the crisis has passed…”– Shore House, a nonprofit mental health support center in Long Branch, NJ Our mental health is one of the most important things that we possess as individuals. This is a very simple fact that far-too-often gets buried in the rigmarole of daily life as we wade through our routines, passing from one stressor to another. The current crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated life even further in a...

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Mental Health Problems Do Not Just Go Away (TheGuardian.com)

We’ve all seen the stories – celebrities admitting they have mental health problems, seeking treatment, and leaving the facilities “all better” and returning to whatever it is they do that has put their life in the spotlight. Michael Phelps, one of the best Olympic swimmers of all time, knows better. And unlike most, he is open about his depression. “The thing is – and people who live with mental health issues all know this – it never goes away,” he said. “You have good days and bad. But there’s never a finish line. I’ve done so many interviews after [the...

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