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Mental Health First Aid

CW: Mentions of suicide and self-harm. What does it mean to be a mental health first responder? We hear this term a lot today, so let’s explore the concept and get a better understanding of who mental health first responders are and why they matter. Today, suicide remains a global leader in causes of death. […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder: Unpacking Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Stigma

CW: Self-injury, depression and anxiety, mania, substance use, suicidality, and suicide ideation.  Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health condition characterized by extreme mood swings, abandonment anxiety, self-injury, and suicidality. BPD has consistently been misrepresented in the media as a mental health condition that is characterized as  “crazy” or “erratic”. Characters [...]

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