Do Video Games Cause Violence? Shooting Down The Myth

Video games are back in the news for all the wrong reasons. This time around, the largest entertainment medium has earned the wrath of President Trump himself. That brings us to the million-dollar question: Do video games really cause violence, or has society found a convenient scapegoat to blame for its failings? Not only games. Films, […]

5 ways to cope with climate change anxiety

Melting ice sheets. Wildfires that turn the sky red. Record-breaking heat waves.  The terrifying effects of climate change are hard to miss. They also leave many people fearful about the future of the planet and our civilization.  If that sounds familiar, you’re not alone. A recent survey, conducted in December by The Harris Poll on […]

Billie Eilish speaks about suffering from depression: 'I was worried I was going to have a breakdown and shave my head'

‘I’ve worried that I was going to become the stereotype that everybody thinks every young artist becomes,’ singer says Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/billie-eilish-vogue-depression-mental-health-grammys-win-drake-a9315956.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Sabrina Barr

'I didn't think I'd make it to 17': Billie Eilish says she considered taking her own life

Singer is often candid about her issues with mental health and has expressed a desire to support fans going through similar struggles Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/billie-eilish-suicide-mental-health-interview-gayle-king-grammy-special-a9299956.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Roisin O’Connor

The Days of Flying With Your ‘Emotional Support’ Animal May Be Coming to an End

Spoiling the fun of wondering whether you could be sharing your next flight with an emotional support peacock or perhaps even a miniature horse, the U.S. Department of Transportation is looking to crack down on the practice of bringing non-service-trained animals onto commercial flights. Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/the-days-of-flying-with-your-emotional-support-animal-m-1841165953 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and […]

Lady Gaga recalls PTSD after being 'raped repeatedly' aged 19

Singer discussed her mental health at length in a new interview with Oprah Winfrey Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/lady-gaga-oprah-interview-rape-ptsd-sexual-assault-2020-vision-tour-a9271751.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Ellie Harrison

Prince William is starting the kind of mental health conversations I once desperately needed

My generation didn’t talk about how we were feeling, and the result was grim. Prince William’s initiative should be applauded Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/prince-william-football-fa-cup-mental-health-anxiety-a9269101.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Shappi Khorsandi

How to survive Christmas if you hate this time of year

There’s a reason why the Grinch despised the festive season Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/christmas-how-survive-festive-family-meet-up-presents-meal-relatives-a8093161.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Olivia Petter

Carbon Dioxide Could Make it Harder to Think

Climate change is ruining our air quality and contributing to a public health catastrophe. But there’s more. Researchers are warning in a new paper that the very greenhouse gas that’s driving most of our global warming—yes, carbon dioxide—is also diminishing indoor air quality. And it may be messing with our ability… Read more… Source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/carbon-dioxide-could-make-it-harder-to-think-1840531129 […]

Trevor Noah unpacks the barriers that limit mental health care access in the black community

The Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah wants to break down the obstacles that limit mental health care access in the black community.  In his latest “If You Don’t Know, Now You Know” segment, he walked through the major barriers that keep members of the black community from receiving crucial mental health services.  For one, there are […]