A brief look at Australia’s Headspace national youth mental health service.
Great animated video about the “black dog” of depression and how to tame it.
Methods of changing habits, and the three core components to them all.
In a small study from Helen Mayberg and colleagues at Emory University, depressed participants were randomized to either a medication or CBT, and underwent PET scans before treatment. Then the scans were analyzed to see if they were predictive of treatment response.
A US Marine Corps veteran with PTSD and his service dog DD are profiled in a look at a successful and innovative program, Pets for Vets.
A recreation program for youth with severe anxiety.
A short documentary by a student filmmaker about a peer support group in Kelowna, BC, Canada.
A neurologist reports on a meta-analysis that found exercise affects brain health in animal models, and suggests it can modify cognitive outcomes with normal aging and perhaps reduce the risk of neurodegenerative disease like dementia.
How to start a peer-run crisis respite. What are they, and how do you create them? Two peer advocates describe in useful detail their success.
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Tourette’s syndrome.