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  • Suicide Prevention

    Everyone has a role to play in suicide prevention. It's up to all of us to change the way we think about suicide. These tragedies ARE preventable. One of the most effective ways to do that is to educate colleagues, friends, and family about the warning signs of suicide.

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  • Understanding Depression

    Depression is an illness that causes you to feel sad, lose interest in activities that you've always enjoyed, withdraw from others, and have little energy.

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  • Keys to Managing Stress

    Stress is a physical and emotional response to overwhelming responsibilities, events, and changes. There are several keys to managing stress in your life.

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MULTIMEDIA

Menstrual pain is common in women of all ages. It's the feeling of cramps you get in your lower belly with your monthly period. Menstrual pain usually isn't a serious condition. In this video, you'll learn how this condition develops and what you can do to minimize its effects.

MENTAL HEALTH LIBRARY
Depression

Depression is an illness that causes a person to feel sad and hopeless for much of the time. Most people do recover with medicine, counseling, or a combination of the two.

LIVING WITH...
Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the number one killer in the United States. How can you protect yourself? Here is where you can learn more.

LIVING WELL
Get Screening Tests & Immunizations

Screening tests help look for signs of an illness. Immunizations help prevent certain diseases. Together, they protect health and well-being.

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