Homesickness in College

Homesickness in College

Being in a college is like being in a different world where you are completely on your own. Not everyone is comfortable or ready to enter that world and can feel intense moments of anxiety as a result. It is important not to let your feelings of homesick stay with you and to use college…

History of Prohibition in the Early 20th Century

History of Prohibition in the Early 20th Century

When lawmakers during the early 20th century realized the harmful effects of abusive substances, they felt it was best to ban these drugs to ensure no one gets their hands on them. Unfortunately, history shows that when you ban something that everyone wants, it will only make people want to get access more through secret…

When Parents Are Addicted to Their Phone

When Parents Are Addicted to Their Phone

Parents may be addicted to their phone either because of work or because they get an adrenaline rush whenever receiving a notification. Unfortunately, phone addiction can make it hard to spend time with your family and make them feel left out. It is important to do whatever you can to relieve yourself of this addiction…

Incorrect Beliefs About Suicide

Incorrect Beliefs About Suicide

Suicide is a very sensitive subject that is hard to talk about. People think that it is best not to talk about it because they may find it inappropriate or afraid of what can come at the end of the conversation. It is important these talks occur so that people understand the true nature of…

Catatonic Depression

Catatonic Depression

Depression is being in a low mood or sadness that can interfere with your daily activities and prevent you from being happy. There are more severe forms of depression like catatonic depression where you are not speaking or in a daze for a long time. It is important that if you know someone with catatonic…

Suicide Contagion

Suicide Contagion

Fashion designer Kate Spade killed herself on June 5th and chef Anthony Bourdain did the same thing a few days later. While we know that suicide is not like a biological virus that you can catch, can it still be contagious if we hear of someone else’s suicide? Reports have shown that suicide has a…