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Youth Depression

6 Truths About Depression and How to Overcome It

Lisa Firestone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

For people struggling with depression, it's important to have compassion for yourself and to take actions to overcome this state, including seeking help. Remember that no matter what your critical inner voice may be telling you, the situation is far from hopeless.

Culture Stigmatizing Mental Illness Must Change

Cristina Traina | Posted 01.30.2013 | College
Cristina Traina

A life -- yours or someone else's -- is worth whatever it takes to protect it, including changing a culture that can lead to despair and working to remove the stigma that surrounds mental illness of any type. Our community needs every single one of you.

Why Treatment Is Critical for Youth With Mental Illness

Michelle Roberts | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle Roberts

Childhood is supposed to be a time of curiosity, learning and growth. But children and teens with serious emotional or behavioral problems often miss out on these normal developmental phases.

Yes, America Has AIDS Orphans -- Lots

Chris Norwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Norwood

As Madonna and Angelina Jolie comb the world for orphans, American children who have lost parents to AIDS seem to have no celebrity champions.