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The Inaugural Global Mental Health Open Day will showcase the range of rich and diverse activities oriented toward global mental health across Harvard and HMS-affiliated hospitals.

Registration is free but required. Space is limited, so register today!

Shocking ... "research suggests that the death penalty actually targets those who have mental illnesses. People who are executed have a far higher rate of mental illness than does the general public."

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21-year-old Bekah Miles, a student at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon had thousands sharing her Facebook post immediately after she put up a gripping picture of her tattoo. The tattoo which reads 'I'm fine' from one perspective actually has an opposing message that reads 'Save me' when looked at from another angle. The picture was accompanied by Miles' thoughts on depression.

In her Facebook post which has been shared more than 200,000 times, she mentioned that the topic was very difficult to talk about.

(Dear mom and dad, please don’t kill me over this permanent choice. I want you to hear me out.)Today, I am coming out...

Posted by Bekah Miles on Sunday, 23 August 2015

Apart from thanking a few people who helped her in this battle of depression, she ended her post with a quote by Robin Williams: "I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it's like to feel absolutely worthless and they don't want anyone else to feel like that."