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Billie Eilish Delivers Powerful Speech On Mental Health
The 17-year-old horror pop singer talks living with depression and anxiety, revealing that she’s still learning the best ways to take care of herself and her mental wellness. “It doesn’t make you weak to ask for help,” Eilish says in the video. “It doesn’t make you weak to ask for a friend, go to a therapist. It shouldn’t make you feel weak to ask anyone for help.”

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Johann Hari: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | TED Talk

What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way.

Depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, narcissism — these medical conditions impact millions of people around the world, yet are often misunderstood. How much do you know about the symptoms and treatments? Want to learn more about how to support a friend in need? In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, watch these 4 TED-Ed Lessons:

Originally posted at http://blog.ed.ted.com/2017/05/17/4-ted-ed-lessons-about-mental-health/