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The Importance of Mental Health Care for College Students

Today college students across the U.S. are dealing with depression at an all-time rate. In fact, the American College Counseling Association has noticed a steady increase of students reporting their battles with mental illness.

Although depression affects people differently, there are a few common signs to watch out for. The Mayo Clinic lists feelings of sadness, tearfulness, hopelessness, fatigue, irritability, problems sleeping and losing interest in activities as major indicators.

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The Continuing Tragedy of Suicide

Suicide is not a pleasant or easy subject to talk about. If you ask someone, it is highly possible that they have been, in some way, personally affected by suicide. If they haven’t, it’s almost a guarantee that they can point out someone in their life who has. In what seems like a never-ending tragedy,…

Research Needed for Ketamine Use for Depression Therapy

While commonly used as an anesthetic and pain reliever, Ketamine is likely more famous as an illicit party drug, better known as K or Special K, sometimes referred to as cat or horse tranquilizers. Partially because of this negative association, many are skeptical of its viability as a valid medical treatment for depression, a use several doctors and researchers have been advocating for years.