We would do well with more of this question and a deeper analysis of “says who” and less outrage. They won’t make it easy for us to do that, so we will have to do it for ourselves, and we’re going to have to teach the next generation.
Otherwise we will continue to see social media eat away at our mental health instead of being a tool that could help it by providing us with a community of people with shared interests.
Apparently there were some troubles with the auto posting of this today, so my apologies if you were expecting to see this earlier! Study outlines impact of child abuse on older men Social Media Responsibility and Suicide Contagion Identifying And Overcoming Depression Where to Get Mental Health Help Now Accepting Submissions For The August 2014 Blog…
This week sees multiple UK TV programmes about child sexual abuse; the review of one drama will follow shortly, but here are the rest; Tuesday 29th September, 22.35 (1hr), ITV1: To Catch A Paedophile (Part 2). This documentary follows London’s Metropolitan Police’s as they attempt to catch sex offenders in London and the general South…
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We have to do better than this: Only one-third of people newly diagnosed with depression start treatment quickly, and seniors and minorities are the least likely to get help in a timely fashion, a new study finds. The post goes on to cite stigma and a lack of availability as two of the big reasons…
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