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Challenges of Young Adulthood Romanticized Through the Media

In today’s society, we have become so obsessed with beauty and staying young that we have resorted to Botox and plastic surgery despite dangerous complications they are known to cause on our health.  But this is not really a surprise, and instead a result of the romanticization of youth portrayed by the TV and media …

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Making Mental Health A Priority: Help for Young Adults

Mental health is a hot topic in media today with hashtags like #SelfCareSunday trending on social media and more celebrities and athletes than ever are coming forward and talking about their own mental health struggles. For example, professional tennis player Naomi Osaka recently withdrew from the French Open after being fined for not participating in …

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Help for Depression in Young Adult: Resources and More

Depression can quickly take over one’s life. Even before COVID-19, the prevalence of mental illness among adults was increasing. In 2017-2018, 19% of adults experienced a mental illness, an increase of 1.5 million people over last year’s dataset. And youth mental health is worsening. 9.7% of youth in the U.S. have severe major depression, compared …

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How Can Social Connections Help Prevent Depression In Young Adults?

The early stages of adulthood can have a variety of changes as young adults transition from adolescence into adults. They are seen as grown up and many of them leave home for the first time. And while these changes can be exciting for some, for other young adults they can be challenging. The new responsibilities …

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Roads Not-So-Less Travelled: Help for College Dropouts Who May Want to Take a Different Path

Immediate college enrollment rates may be on the rise, but high schools have not changed their curriculum to better prepare students for postsecondary education. The high school-to-college pipeline is responsible for 30% of college students dropping out during their first year for a variety of reasons. By year six, 56% of students have dropped out. …

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Why You Should Try an Activity You Never Thought You Would

Have you ever felt like you’re just going through your day on autopilot? You move through your tasks and responsibilities without really thinking about what you’re doing or truly engaging. It might feel like muscle memory takes over and your mind can just wander. Being stuck in a rut or stagnant routine can lead to …

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