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Individual and Global Mental Health

World Mental Health Day

Curt Goering | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Curt Goering

October 10 commemorates World Mental Health Day and is observed, in part, to raise public awareness about mental health issues. One matter that deserves critical attention is better integrating mental health care in global humanitarian responses.

From the Holidays to the Elections . . . What Do You See in the Mirror?

Judith Barr | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics
Judith Barr

One more week and the holidays are over for this year. Then come eleven plus months m-o-r-e of elections. What do the holidays and the elections have ...

Herman Cain Accused of Affair -- Being Unfaithful Does Matter to Our Country!

Judith Barr | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics
Judith Barr

Herman Cain has once again been accused . . . this time of having an extra-marital affair. He has denied it. The media is a flurry with the revelation...

Penn State, Herman Cain, and Sexuality: Let's Not Miss the Opportunity to Heal This Time!

Judith Barr | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics
Judith Barr

Since 1998, there have been many examples of people in the limelight who have been "caught" acting out sexually. Were any of the revelations of these distortions of sexuality utilized for healing? No! Not one.

Gaddafi is Dead - A Culture of Needless Violence

Judith Barr | Posted 12.22.2011 | World
Judith Barr

Moammar Gaddafi is dead. He was captured and some say executed. His country was deeply affected by the violence he created. But now . . . there is a c...

At the Root of Hard-Hearted Politics

Judith Barr | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics
Judith Barr

If we are going to resolve the closed-heartedness of our politics and our politicians, we need to find the root. And we need to really understand it so we can do something truly constructive with it and about it.

Bullying in the Political Arena... What Are We Teaching Our Children?

Judith Barr | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics
Judith Barr

We'd like to believe our leaders and potential leaders are teaching our children about democracy, the right to speak, and freedom. But our politics are normalizing bullying.

Our Media Has an Opportunity to Help This September 11 -- but Will They?

Judith Barr | Posted 11.04.2011 | Media
Judith Barr

As we approach and move through the 10th anniversary of September 11th, our media has such an opportunity to help. To help every single one of us and ...