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Loneliness…The New Epidemic – How It Affects You

Loneliness...The New Epidemic – How It Affects You In 2017 the United States’ Surgeon General stated that in the 1980s, 20% of U.S. adults reported feeling lonely, a statistic that has soared to 40% today and is creating chronic stress and isolation. You’re living right smack dab in the middle of a health care revolution…
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People Avoiding Mental Health Support-A Paradox

People Avoiding Mental Health Support-A Paradox In 2004, the World Health Organization (WHO) reviewed the rates of psychiatric treatment usage as reported in 37 studies. The findings were quite alarming: Between 30% - 80% percent of people with mental health struggles never receive treatment.   The average rates for no treatment for specific disorders were: schizophrenia…
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Did You Forget How To Play And Laugh?

Did You Forget How To Play And Laugh? It can support your efforts in overcoming a mental health struggle or ward one off   In 2007, I was approached by a middle-aged woman, who was a registered laughter therapist. She was part of the laughter movement, being led by Dr. Katari in India during the…
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