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How You Can Help Someone With Mental Illness: What to Do First

Farsh Askari | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

Instead of an assessment (which implies judgment) and advice (which implies expertise), what someone who's mentally distressed, in any context, needs first, mentally and emotionally, is some acknowledgment and support.

Ted Kennedy's Former House Overlooking Potomac For Sale

Posted 05.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ted Kennedy's former house overlooking the Potomac River is for sale. The late U.S. senator's 10-bedroom, nine-bath house, on a doubl...

'Virginia Is For Lugars' Website Attacks Indiana's Dick Lugar

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

Democrats are almost as entertained by Indiana Sen. Dick Lugar's residency questions as Lugar's Republican primary opponent, state Treasurer Richard M...

Do You Know Where Dolley Madison's Missing Andirons Are?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- First lady Dolley Madison has been credited with rescuing a handful of items from the White House, including a famous Gilbert Stuart por...

Beeswax Art Exhibit Opens At McLean Project For The Arts

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.15.2011 | DC

McLean artist Georgia Nassikas has an exhibit opening Thursday night at the McLean Project for the Arts. The exhibit is in MPA's Ramp Gallery, and run...

Interview with Stefan Merrill Block, Author of The Storm at the Door

Teddy Wayne | Posted 08.21.2011 | Books
Teddy Wayne

Early reviewers have described Stefan Merrill Block's new novel as "This generation's One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest." I spoke with the 29-year-old author about the literary and real-life inspirations behind his novel.

Hot Party, Cool Technologies

Jen Consalvo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jen Consalvo

This coming Friday night is the DCWEEK Opening Party sponsored by Palantir, which kicks off Digital Capital Week, a festival focused on technology, innovation and all things digital.