Tag Archives: 2019

National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day 2019

Wednesday, April 10, marks National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) 2019. Launched by Advocates for Youth in 2013, the event highlights the need for testing, prevention and treatment among youth and promotes awareness of their HIV-related needs. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), data from the Youth Risk Behavior… Read More »

World Bipolar Day 2019: Aim and Significance of the Day Dedicated to Manic-Depressive Illness

World Bipolar Day(WBD) (Photo Credits: Pixabay and WikiCommons) Each year March 30th which happens to be the birthday of Vincent Van Gogh who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder posthumously is observed as World Bipolar Day(WBD.) It is a collective initiative led by the Asian Network of Bipolar Disorder(ANBD), the International Bipolar Foundation(IBPF), and the International… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 1, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Over the last few years, there has been an increasing number of articles focusing on perinatal anxiety.  Recent studies indicate that anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum period is common and may occur independently of perinatal depression, although anxiety and depressive symptoms frequently appear together during the perinatal period.  This week we have several large… Read More »