Wednesday, January 18, 2017

This Shrink Is For You

The cool thing about therapy is that everyone can benefit from it. Still, there are dozens of hurdles — social, bureaucratic, economic — to overcome in order to find help. Here, a simple guide to navigating the complex world of mental health.
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FOR YOUR HEALTH
HOW TO BE AN ADULT
How To Find Your First Therapist
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The cool thing about therapy is that everyone can benefit from it. Still, there are dozens of hurdles — social, bureaucratic, economic — to overcome in order to find help. Here, a simple guide to navigating the complex world of mental health.
MORE URGENT THAN EMERGENCY MEDICINE
The Heroism Of Incremental Care
newyorker.com
We devote vast resources to intensive, one-off procedures, while starving the kind of steady, intimate care that often helps people more.
ALMOST MAGIC
Can This Bean Change The World?
cooksscience.com
Tepary beans are one of the most heat- and drought-tolerant crops in the world. Their incredible adaptations allow these plants to grow in extreme temperatures, intense sunlight, and with minimal water. And they might just be the sustainable future of food.
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The Full Stack Programmer Bundle
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Develop a complete computer science education with over 130 hours of training content for less than $50!
OUT OF THIS WORLD
...USING RANDOM YOUTUBE VIDEOS
Astronaut.io Gives You Fleeting And Beautiful Glimpses Of Planet Earth
astronaut.io
Astronaut.io searches through YouTube for videos that have literally never been watched. The result? A weird, entrancing collage of humanity.
WHEN CELEBRITIES STOP BEING POLITE...
The Wild And Sometimes Frightening World Of 'Punk'd'
huffingtonpost.com
The inside story on one of the most influential shows in reality TV history.
DRUGS ARE BAD
COLD TURKEY
Iceland Knows How To Stop Teen Substance Abuse. The World Isn't Listening
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​In Iceland, teenage smoking, drinking and drug use have been radically cut. Why aren't other countries following its lead?
NO SIMPLE CURE
A 'Civil War' Over Painkillers Rips Apart The Medical Community
statnews.com
As doctors and regulators restrict access to opioid treatments, many patients who genuinely need drugs to manage their pain say they are being left behind.
WE SHOULD FIX GETTING YOUR FIX
The 3 Deadliest Drugs In America Are Legal
vox.com
As these charts clearly illustrate, alcohol, tobacco and opioids outpace other drugs in number of overdose deaths by a long shot. Meanwhile, there's never been a direct death linked to marijuana. Just saying.
VIDEO OF THE DAY
TIP: COAT YOUR BASEBALLS IN GALLIUM
Gallium Messes Up Aluminum Something Fierce
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Aluminum is pretty strong. Not the strongest metal, but it's no slouch. But dunking it in gallium (which is actually in the same group as aluminum on the periodic table) turns it into something you can easily crush with your hands.
IN THE NEWS
President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning's Sentence
Trump Sexual Assault Accuser Summer Zervos Files Lawsuit
The CIA's Secret History Is Now Online
Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds
Obama Leaves On A High Note, Yet With Tepid Career Ratings
You've successfully made it to the hump. Congrats, you're no chump.

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