When I was much younger and had a lot more free time, I used to stay up late to watch standup comedy on cable TV channels. The 1980s were a golden age for that art form with Sam Kinison, Gallagher, Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy, George Carlin, Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Bobcat Goldthwait …
Terre Haute native Tommy John posted 288 victories as a Major League Baseball pitcher, but one opponent was too strong to overcome — his son's mental illness. Mental illness remains a prevalent challenge for Indiana youths.
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Depression and anxiety are hugely prevalent throughout schools. It’s beginning to become an epidemic, with ties to breakdowns and even suicide. But how can we stop something so broad?
Business man going over his cover letter with a professional.
INDIANAPOLIS | The carefree childhood always has been more aspirational than actual for many, and a new analysis finds girls growing up in Indiana often have a harder time than girls living elsewhere.
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A movement spreading across Illinois is creating a health care revolution for refugees from countries including Burma, Bhutan and Iraq.
With national elections over, our country faces many challenges and many possible paths forward. Whatever your political ideology or personal leanings, I ask you to join the fight for smart, efficient, cost-effective legislation for mental health care services throughout our nation so all Am…
The statistics are frightening.
Taking time during your day to stroll amid the flowers and trees, trek along the lakefront or hike through the forest preserve could help boost memory and mental agility, a recent study says.
For most, the initial feeling from loss of a job can be very traumatizing.
The brains of people with major depression, when monitored with electro-imaging technology, appear to function differently from those who don't have the disorder, researchers say.
Results of a study suggest that there is an element of fulfillment that people find in their work that means more than just survival and making money.
Unemployed fathers are six times more likely to be depressed
Carly Petersen and Nancy Rodgers, who both lost a child to suicide, are organizing walks again this year to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
MERRILLVILLE | The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meets at 7 p.m. Monday at the hospitality room in the Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus, 8701 Broadway.
MERRILLVILLE | Adults with depression or bipolar disorder can attend a support group scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at the Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus, 8701 Broadway.
A husband-and-wife team in Northwest Indiana applies an addiction treatment model to eating disorders as well as utilizing traditional therapies.
MERRILLVILLE | A support group for adults who have depression or bipolar disorder meets at 7 p.m. Monday at the Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus, 8701 Broadway.
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