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Mother Aims To Open Up Dialogue About Mental Health After Losing Daughter

Robin Williams’ tragic suicide and the circumstances surrounding it are all too familiar for one Long Island mother who lost her daughter several years ago.

08/16/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

Robin Williams on CBS 2 in 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: A Look At Depression And The Pain It Causes

Behind his manic comic genius and his delight in making people laugh, lurked the demon that eventually took Robin William’s life: depression.

08/12/2014

A new breed of games are being used to treat depression. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Doctors’ Opinions Split Over Battling Depression With Video Games

People usually play video games for fun, but as CBS 2’s Maurice DuBois reported, a new breed of games are being used to treat depression.

08/01/2014

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NJ Woman Claims Employer Punished Her For Reporting Traffic-Related Anxiety

A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit, alleging that her commute home made her sick. The woman also claimed her bosses fired her after her doctors diagnosed her with a unique disability.

06/26/2014

Laid-Off Workers Get Employment Tips And Free Botox Treatments

Botox Could Help With Depression, Study Shows

The study, conducted on 74 patients by a cosmetic dermatologist and a college psychiatry professor, will appear in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Psychiatric Research.

03/30/2014

Experts say BrainCore Therapy could be useful in treating patients with depression, anxiety, and insomnia. (Credit CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Remodel Your Mind With BrainCore Therapy

People take medication every day for things like anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Now, a new technique could make all of that go away.

03/10/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Helping Depressed Patients Get Some Sleep

A major development that could make a difference for many people fighting depression is completely drug free.

11/19/2013

Judah, a 4-year-old dog, has suffered from depression. (credit: CBS 2)

Pets, Just Like People, Suffering From Depression

More and more these days, veterinarians see pets suffering from the same illnesses that humans do, such as cancer and kidney disease. Now, some dogs and cats are even being diagnosed with depression.

11/14/2013

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Study: Too Much Pasta Can Lead To Depression

Pasta already has been maligned as a carb-heavy, fattening foodstuff in recent years, and now, a new study suggests that it might be linked to depression.

10/30/2013

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Seen At 11: Mood-Boosting Foods Could Be The Answer To Your Mental Health

Eating right is widely regarded as an important part of staying physically fit, but it may also be just as important for your mental health, according to mounting research.

06/13/2013

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Dealing With Mental Illness In Our Homes, An Expert Weighs In

Dr. David Tolin from the Institute of Living dispels some common myths about mental illness.

06/12/2013

Police in Roselle, NJ are searching for Andrew Cooke, 18, last seen on April 2. (credit: Roselle Police Department)

Authorities Searching For Bipolar NJ Teen Missing For Weeks

Andrew Cooke, 18, was last seen leaving his Union County home on the afternoon of April 2. He has been treated for depression and anger management in the past and is bipolar, police said.

04/17/2013

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Study: New Video Game May Help Teens Overcome Depression

Sparx, a video game engineered in New Zealand, was developed to help young adults fight depression.

08/17/2012

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Stories From Main Street: Bergen County Family Turns 9/11 Loss Into Hope

Herb and Andrea Ouida of River Edge lost their 25-year-old son Todd on 9/11, and have turned that loss into something positive, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.

05/14/2012

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