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MENTAL HEALTH

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LIFE / Lifestyle
Aug 29, 2021
Self-care tips from experts to get you out of the delta doldrums
Lethargy. Languishing. Listlessness. Whatever you call it, it's what we're all feeling. The important thing is you're not alone, and there are ways to get through this prolonged state.
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COMMUNITY
Aug 28, 2021
Mental health campaign wants you to step up — 21,081 times
An effort to raise awareness of mental health issues in Japan and funding for TELL Japan also looks to get everyone physically active.
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JAPAN
Aug 25, 2021
Schools take action against rising pandemic-linked student suicides
Schools across Japan are stepping up measures against student suicides that have been on the rise amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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TENNIS
Aug 25, 2021
U.S. tennis body announces slate of mental health resources ahead of U.S. Open
The United States Tennis Association announced a mental health initiative for players on Tuesday, with the main draw of the U.S. Open kicking off next week.
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JAPAN
Aug 24, 2021
In Japan, college students attending virtual classes struggle with isolation
Recent data has shown the havoc the pandemic is wreaking on the mental health of young people.
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OLYMPICS
Aug 9, 2021
How we saw it: The Mental Health Olympics
Mental health awareness in sports did not begin at these Olympics, but they provided the platform for it to explode into public consciousness like never before.
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JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Aug 7, 2021
The Japanese don’t sleep on trains because it’s safe — they’re exhausted!
Surveying 500 businesspeople aged 20 to 69, President found that 74.2% claimed to have trouble sleeping. This puts them at risk of exhaustion, depression, cancer and dementia.
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JAPAN
Aug 2, 2021
A-bomb survivors play 'profound role' in COVID-19 pandemic: U.S. scholar
Robert Lifton, a former U.S. Air Force psychiatrist, said the world can learn much from hibakusha who have striven to tell others of their experiences.
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OLYMPICS
Jul 30, 2021
Tennis chief says sport needs to do more for players' mental health
Tennis governing bodies take mental health issues extremely seriously but are aware that more needs to be done to support players in that area, David Haggerty said.
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OLYMPICS
Jul 29, 2021
Simone Biles rejects a long tradition of stoicism in sports
Gymnast was widely embraced as the latest elite athlete who had the courage to acknowledge her vulnerability.
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OLYMPICS
Jul 28, 2021
Simone Biles said she was not in a good place mentally to compete
American gymnast says she left the event because she wasn't in the right place mentally, and she is not certain whether she will compete again in Tokyo.
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OLYMPICS
Jul 19, 2021
Naomi Osaka faces biggest challenge of her career at Olympics — on and off the court
The 2020 Tokyo Games represent a true test of character for a player who has openly struggled to handle the media spotlight in recent times.
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JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Jul 17, 2021
Time to ourselves is both a curse and a blessing
The wave of loneliness that afflicts modern Japan continues, but an athlete from Myanmar sends a warning not to take what we have for granted.
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COMMUNITY / Voices / BLACK EYE
Jul 5, 2021
Dealing with discrimination? Mental health suffering? Let's make the time to talk.
Baye McNeil has a chat with Mark Bookman in which the pair discuss their experiences regarding mental health amid the pandemic as visible minorities in Japan.
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COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Jun 27, 2021
Khamida Malianchinova: 'We couldn’t judge if it was Tokyo or us who chose to stay isolated'
After arriving from Kyrgyzstan on a scholarship, Khamida Malianchinova got into aikido and podcasting —u00a0both of which helped her be part of a community.
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JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Jun 19, 2021
Japanese reporters largely cede the game to the West on Naomi Osaka
Naomi Osaka's willingness to speak out on issues such as Black Lives Matter sets her apart from other Japanese athletes working internationally.
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MORE SPORTS
Jun 15, 2021
Kazuto Ioka out to restore reputation after false positive blow
The controversy was all the more damaging as the 32-year-old's initial positive result came in the wake of his high-profile 2020 New Year's Eve knockout of Kosei Tanaka.
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LIFE / Lifestyle
Jun 13, 2021
Mental health during the pandemic: ‘A lot of us feel like we’re in a dark tunnel’
More than one year on, Japan is still subject to pandemic-related stresses and government-imposed measures. How is this impacting long-term mental health?
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MORE SPORTS
Jun 9, 2021
Lewis Hamilton sends encouragement to Naomi Osaka
'For her own personal health she didn't feel comfortable doing something, and the backlash is ridiculous,” the Formula One champion said last week.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Jun 8, 2021
Changing the game for Alzheimer's treatment, U.S. approves Eisai and Biogen's drug
The approval appears to signal a fundamental shift in the way the FDA thinks about Alzheimer's disease, which could have lasting ramifications for other drugs in the pipeline.

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