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Promoting self-care in college students with mental illness

Drinking, drug use, other unhealthy coping mechanisms focus of 11th-annual U-M Depression on College Campuses conference ANN ARBOR, Mich. Rather than seeking out healthy treatment options, many college students experiencing symptoms of depression or anxiety too often resort to unhealthy coping practices like drug use, drinking, or self-injury. The University of Michigan Depression Center will

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Resiliency in early teens can protect against later substance use

Resiliency is a measure of┬ápeople’s ability to flexibly adapt their behaviors to fit the surroundings in which they find themselves. Low resiliency during childhood has been linked to later alcohol/drug problems during the teenage years. A new study has examined brain function and connectivity to assess linkages between resiliency and working memory, finding that higher

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