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Mental Health Awareness Week

An Actor, Writer, Law Student and Genius Award Recipient

Janine Francolini | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Janine Francolini

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week so let's get to work on rewriting the script with a happier ending of a world with early detection, effective treatment, and open conversations about mental health.

Stigma and 7 Ways We Can Fix It

Wendy K. Williamson | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy K. Williamson

Love is the universal solvent to tolerance, I say. No one's disability or lack thereof makes us in any way superior than the other. It is quite elemental, really. Just love and you will be loved back.

In Defense of 'Crazy'

Sarah Griffith Lund | Posted 12.03.2014 | Religion
Sarah Griffith Lund

Crazy is not a bad word. Crazy people are not bad. So I'm reclaiming crazy in public discourse as a way to de-stigmatize mental illness. I stand on the shoulders of many others who repurpose words to empower people whose power has been taken away.

Trauma Made Me a Perpetual Teenager

Elizabeth Barnett | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Barnett

Because my trauma occurred in a normal life situation I literally have to be reminded of my trauma throughout my day, every day. It really is by the grace of God that I leave my home, that I try to lead a normal life, and that I don't flip out more than I do.

These Shoes Cost Brandon Marshall $10,500

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Sports

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall says he has been fined $10,500 by the NFL for wearing gre...

What Is ADHD, and Why Do People Say It Doesn't Exist?

| Posted 05.09.2012 | Parents

Written by Dr. Steven Kurtz This story is part of Speak Up for Kids, an annual public education program held during National Children's Mental Heal...

Will Churches Look After The Sick?

Monica A. Coleman | Posted 12.04.2011 | Religion
Monica A. Coleman

What would I have thought if we had prayed for people living with depressions, schizophrenias, or borderline personality disorders like we prayed for people who were diagnosed with diabetes or who had heart attacks?