Posts Tagged as "Depression"

Is Social Media Bringing Young People Down?

May. 26, 2016 / By
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A link between social media and mental health problems has been emerging more and more. In this audio slideshow, a youth discusses her mental distress with social media as experts chime in.

What It’s Like To Navigate College When You’re Depressed

Jan. 7, 2015 / By
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Over 70 percent of college students admit to having a mental health crisis while in college. Over 30 percent of students did not report their crisis to another person at their college.

Feeling Depressed? Animal-Assisted Therapy Could Help

Dec. 28, 2014 / By
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According to the National Center for Health Research, 71 million U.S. households have a pet, and studies have shown that people that have a pet are less likely to be depressed than people who don’t.

Youth Breaking The Silence On Depression

Nov. 21, 2014 / By and
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About 11 percent of adolescents have a depressive disorder by age 18. VoiceWaves interviewed several young people regarding their own experiences with depression.

“You Are Not Alone: Dealing With Depression”

Nov. 14, 2014 / By
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Reminding us how a little help goes a long way.

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Masculinity & Depression: Why Men Won’t Come Forward

Nov. 12, 2014 / By
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Depression remains largely under-diagnosed in the male population. While men are diagnosed at lower rates than women, men commit suicide at rates that are 4 to 18 times higher than women, depending on the age group.

With Youth Depression, Young People Often the ‘First Responders’

Jun. 12, 2014 / By
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LAFAYETTE, Calif. — High school sophomore Kelly Morimoto says when her friend first came to her to talk about his depression she was “shocked.” No one, after all, had ever spoken to her about how to respond in these kinds of situations...

Vietnamese Elders Struggle With Depression Years After War

Jan. 19, 2012 / By
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Vien Dong/New America Media, News Report, Vanessa White, Posted: Jan 18, 2012

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.—Lan Nguyễn remembers being depressed when she did not pass her medical licensing exam in 1979...