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Facts about Suicide and Depression

Jul 24, 2014

Suicide is one of the most tragic things in our society.  According to the University of Washington School of Social Work, nearly 90% of those who commit suicide have a mental illness.  Many of those also experience undiagnosed, under-treated, or untreated mental health issues related to depression that could be alleviated with better treatment.

Risk factors for suicide includes those who have been recently discharged from a hospital,...
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Depression and Nutrition

Jul 17, 2014

In the last article, we cited one of the factors associated with the causation of mental illness as poor nutrition habits.  Remember the old axiom, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away?”  There’s probably more truth to it than we often believe.

According to recent research, nutrition “can play a key role” in the length and intensity of major depression.  Unfortunately, the same contributing nutritional factors linked...
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