Tag Archives: depression

Is There a Link Between Social Media and Teen Depression?

According to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there was a 33% increase in the number of teens experiencing depression, a 23% rise in teen suicide attempts, and a 31% surge in the number of teens who died by suicide in the five years between 2010 to 2015. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Foundation says suicide is now the second leading cause of death for young...

Five Signs of Emotional Suffering

Did you know half of all lifetime cases of mental disorders begin by age 14?  One in five people in the US has a diagnosable mental health issue. Drug use is on the rise in this country and people, our family and friends, often suffer in silence. The Campaign to Change Direction initiative is a collection of concerned citizens, nonprofit leaders, and leaders from the private sector who...