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On World Mental Health Day, Ruby Rose revealed that she was diagnosed with depression, major depressive disorder, and dissociative amnesia during her childhood. She also revealed that she was later diagnosed with complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD). She took to Instagram to open up about her mental health struggles.
Grant Edwards, the former Australian strongman competitor, has revealed that he had been a victim of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. He said he was physically and mentally weak that he once tried to take his own life. However, eventually, he went on to seek help. He has urged people suffering from mental health issues to seek help.
Joaquin Phoenix told the Associated Press that losing 52 pounds for playing the role of Joker has affected his mental health. He said he developed a disorder after following the strict calorie deficient diet, which made him struggle mentally, though he felt well physically than he expected.
Prince William, Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan, and Duchess Kate have teamed up to work together for addressing mental health. They joined forces to lend their voices to a strong mental health PSA called Every Mind Matters, a new online program that addresses mental health and helps manage anxiety, stress, and other psychological disturbances.
A new study has found that people who work in split or night shifts are more likely to develop mental health issues, depression, and anxiety than those who do 9-to-5 jobs. The study found that women are more vulnerable to mental issues caused by shift work than men are.
Hackensack Meridian Health, the largest health network in New Jersey, launched the nation’s first urgent care center for people who struggle with mental health issues. The mission is to improve access to mental health treatment and enhance care. With the urgent care center, people can have access to behavioral therapy, nurses, social workers, and even psychiatrists if required.
The effect of social media on mental health has been a debatable topic. One study has found that it takes only three hours for social media to take a toll on your mental health. The study found that the use of social media led to poor sleep, which eventually causes mental health issues such as anxiety and depression, especially in teenagers.