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Mental health org and 'Stranger Things' star send warnings about '13 Reasons Why'

Mental health org and 'Stranger Things' star send warnings about '13 Reasons Why' The handwringing over Netflix's 13 Reasons Why continues, with an Australian mental health organization and fellow-Netflix cast member who plays 'Barb' from Stranger Things coming out with concerns about the subject matter of the show.According to Huffington Post Australia, on Tuesday,  Australian mental health organization Headspace issued a warning about the series, referring to it as "dangerous content" and claiming it has sparked an alarming increase in calls and emails.

The small corner of Reddit where people share their darkest secrets

The small corner of Reddit where people share their darkest secrets Somewhere in the world, a man is sat behind a computer screen telling a group of strangers his most shameful secret.At some point when he was 15, he writes, he got wrongly accused of bullying a girl in his class.

Mom lets daughter's school know her 10-year-old is 'done' with homework

Mom lets daughter's school know her 10-year-old is 'done' with homework One brave mother stepped up to the parenting plate for her child, sharing an email she sent to her daughter's school explaining that her 10 year old is "done with homework" because of the undue stress it causes.Bunmi Laditan, a mom blogger in Quebec, explained on Facebook that she told her daughter's school that her child would be "drastically reducing" the homework she'd be completing, but that she "was trying to be polite because [her daughter is] finished.

Depressed or Suicidal? AI Algorithm Detects What’s Hidden Beneath the Smile

Depressed or Suicidal? AI Algorithm Detects What’s Hidden Beneath the Smile To tease out the differences, the researchers looked at a handful of facial gestures displayed by three groups of people – those with suicidal ideation, depressed patients, and a medical control group.Remarkably, rather than frowning being the most telling feature in discriminating between depressed and suicidal patients, it was smiling.

Transgender realized he ruined his entire life

Transgender realized he ruined his entire life Sinking into depression postwoLast February I had surgery and I feel like my honeymoon phase isOver and reality of my life and situation has hit me.Now I just feel scared that I won' t get wetenough or won' t feel aroused enough and won' t enjoy sex.

What your Instagram posts might reveal about experiencing depression

What your Instagram posts might reveal about experiencing depression Whether you realize it or not, you leave a trail of clues about your mental health on social media.In other words, an Instagram account may have the potential to reveal whether you're experiencing depression.

Searching online about mental health? Google will now help you check to see if you're depressed

Searching online about mental health? Google will now help you check to see if you're depressed The search giant is now using its vast reservoir of knowledge by giving users an easy way to check if they're depressed.The new tool is a nine-question, clinically validated survey used by doctors and psychologists to gauge a patient's depressive symptoms.

Tokyo Zoo Offers Itself up as Refuge for Anyone Suffering From Depression or Anxiety

Tokyo Zoo Offers Itself up as Refuge for Anyone Suffering From Depression or Anxiety Some succumb to terrible depression as the seasons change, some become anxious about school, work, and other difficulties of everyday life.That’s why one zoo in Tokyo is working to make anyone who feels upset or depressed or anxious or anyone who feels like they can’t escape the situation they’re in now that the zoo can be their sanctuary.

Patton Oswalt had choice words for an idiot who tweeted that depression 'isn't real'

Patton Oswalt had choice words for an idiot who tweeted that depression 'isn't real' Luckily, one guy who posted a long thread claiming that "depression isn't real" had J.K.