The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) clarifies that the severity of mercury toxicity depends on the host person's susceptibility, the age an...
Mail bundles remind us of the times we've checked our mail to find a stack of total junk. Not one decent letter, no invitation, no postcard, no bill...
Although we spend a lot of time talking about physical strength, we devote a lot less attention to mental strength. As a result, there are a lot of misconceptions about what it means to be mentally strong. Here are the seven biggest myths about mentally strong people.
Mental health treatment in the United States has reached a particularly distressing state of neglect, and it seems like there are new articles every d...
There are a number of things you should consider before entering couples therapy. Are both members of the couple committed to this process? Too often one partner is pulling the other in by their ear, and this does not set great groundwork to start.
If you are struggling with an eating disorder, it is important that you reach out for help. No one should have to fight this battle alone and seeking support is a sign of strength. Developing an eating disorder is not a choice, but it is never too late to choose recovery.
Something is obviously going badly wrong for young people, even among some of the most privileged students in the world, and schools are scrambling to put programs in place to help them. But could these programs actually be making things worse?
Even given the policy analysis failures of Trump's positions, other leading Republican contenders for the presidency are far more clearly referring to mental health as an excuse to dodge gun control rather than develop a functional system.
The population of qualified pilots having experienced depression is thought to be at least 10 percent, and that number does not include all of those flying safely with other labels that are connected in the public's mind with risk of a crash.
The scramble to avoid becoming fried is tricky, and begs our constant attention. It's hard as individuals to simply "just say no", to say the least. Even if we seem to be navigating fairly well, we have a responsibility to one another to raise awareness and promote better policies and practices.
I am also reminded that it takes extra effort to cross the intersection and meet those I don't encounter everyday as a function of my position and my privilege. But now the crosswalk is there, connecting me to the world, and making the intersections newly ripe places for collaboration and action.
There is an abundance of research pointing to the effectiveness of early treatment of mental illness in reducing developmental delays and the health damaging complications of these disorders during these critical early years of a child's life.
Last year, we joined with the National Council on Behavioral Health (National Council) to convene a group of housing, homeless and treatment experts f...
It's time for us to start having a more balanced conversation about stress. While chronic stress exists and isn't good for our mental or physical health, there is so much more to the stress story than "stress is bad."
Certain comments from friends or family members can also be triggering to those that are suffering. When a loved one is battling with an eating disorder, it can be hard to know what to say. The following are six things that you shouldn't say to someone with an eating disorder.
"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." -- The Dalai Lama The Latin origin ...
Originally published on Unwritten by Teresa Tellekamp. For anyone living with anxiety or an anxiety disorder, the phrase "it will get better eventual...
Building mentally healthy teachers, who can subsequently build emotionally healthy students, is a benefit that many in the education community have taken seriously.
It's easy to spot the deep tan that marks someone recently returned from vacation. But the most important and long-lasting effect of travel may be one of the least visible. Books like Eat, Pray, Love and Wild have become international bestsellers by describing it: that sense of renewal, satisfaction, and well-being that can come from "getting away from it all."
Do apologies work? What makes them meaningful and sincere? What are the essential parts of an apology? Is there a point when too many apologies for the same act become hollow words?