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October 2, 2017

The St. Louis Storytelling Festival and NAMI St. Louis Presents: “The Use of Storytelling in Clinical Care” Friday, October 20, 2017 8:30 am – 12:00 pm – Morning Session 1:20 pm – 5:00 pm – Afternoon Session MU Extension, St. Louis County Office 132 E Monroe Ave Kirkwood, MO 63122 Through telling one’s story, we Read More »

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Smartphone Apps Can Reduce Depression, Study Finds

September 29, 2017

September 26, 2017 | By Chris Melore A new treatment for depression may have been found and the prescription could be to simply look at your smartphone more. According to a new study, published in the journal World Psychiatry, the use of mental health apps by people dealing with depression has resulted in significant improvement Read More »

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Rules Of The Road For Succeeding In College With A Mood Disorder

September 1, 2017

August 23, 2017 | By Sharon Carnahan, Ph.D. You’ve done it! High school is over and it’s time for college. Everyone is just so proud… and you’re alternating between wildly optimistic and sure of certain failure. As a person with a diagnosed mood disorder, you just barely survived high school—and that’s no exaggeration. Maybe you’ve Read More »

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Trying to manage mental illness in the workplace

August 31, 2017 | The Pulse For as long as she can remember, Madalyn Parker has always been anxious, even as a kid. But by college, she wasn’t sure she’d survive. “I have multiple school notebooks that have half-finished suicide notes in them. I’m a little bit shocked that I made it through,” Parker said. Read More »

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