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Watch Emotional Meeting Between Woman and the Man Who Received Her Late Husband’s Face

It has been a little over a year since Lilly Ross agreed to let doctors use her late husband’s face in a facial transplant after he committed suicide – and now, after seeing the results, she is glad she did. Andy Sandness, another man who had tried to take his

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From the brink of suicide to sharing the pain: why society must get used to talking about mental illness

Three years ago, writer Kevin Braddock hit rock bottom and tried to kill himself. At the last minute, he found the courage to ask for help and went on to turn his struggle into a way to help others. On 10 October – World Mental Health Day – he tells his story

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Students of Acid Attack Forgive Their Assailant: “Mental illness is not a choice”

These girls may have been the victim of a crime, but they are insisting on showing kindness to their attacker, rather than bitterness. Four Boston College students who have been studying abroad in France and Denmark were attacked by a 41-year-old woman with a mental illness this weekend when they

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How to Raise Your Kids to Have Self-Esteem – 8 Tips and Tricks

It is vitally important that parents instill a positive sense of self in their children. If the youngsters develop appropriate self-esteem, they will have the capacity to grow into well-adjusted adults. These positive feelings of self-confidence and self-acceptance enable them to undertake new challenges—and fail and try again. Any successes

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Rapper’s Performance on Suicide Awareness Inspires 50% Spike in Hotline Calls

While some musicians might produce stage performances that are all about the glamor and glitter, hip hop artist Logic used his time at the 2017 Video Music Awards to make a very important statement. The musician performed a heart-wrenching rendition of his single “1-800-273-8255”: a song that Logic wrote when

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Google is Now Offering You Help For Depression

Google is taking advantage of its position as a top web browser to offer help to depressed users. The tech titan has just released a new feature that offers a questionnaire to American users who Google the phrase “clinical depression”. Under the initial definition of the condition, a link that reads

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