No Kanye, Bipolar Disorder Is Not A Super Power

Kanye West revealed that he has been diagnosed Bipolar at the age of 39. And the rapper says Bipolar isn’t a mental disorder, but rather his “superpower.” Continue reading “No Kanye, Bipolar Disorder Is Not A Super Power”

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A Personal Tale of Depression, Suicide – A Preventative Health Problem

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Kurt Cobain, Ernest Hemingway, Sylvia Plath, and Vincent Van Gogh–They lost their battle with depression and suicide. And while we know their names, thousands more have struggled with depression and suicide alone. In 2007, suicide was the tenth leading cause for death in the United States and claimed 34,598 lives. But while the risk factors for suicide can vary by ethnicity, age, and gender, suicide is a very real, but preventable health problem. Continue reading “A Personal Tale of Depression, Suicide – A Preventative Health Problem”