Comment of the Day: Changing the Conversation on Mental Illness

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Sometimes, comments from readers can drive us … well, a little crazy. But sometimes, a comment brightens your whole day, as this one did for Michael Kasdan.

I May Be Crazy (But It Just May Be a Lunatic You’re Looking For)

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Mike Kasdan says that mental health maladies like depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and autism reflect the diversity of our minds, and we should embrace them rather than stigmatize them.

Neglecting Neuroscience Has Criminal Consequences for Youth

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The high rates of neurodevelopmental disorders among young people in custody show more must be done to resolve the problems that lead them there.

Who Will Save The Boys? A Wake Up Call

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Aleasa Word speaks out about on how boys issues get ignored

5 Reasons Parents Deny Existence of Children’s Mental Health Conditions

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Aleasa Word gives tips on how to cope with acceptance of mental health problems in your child.

Like Parents, Like Children: The Dangers of Medicating Unhappiness, Stress, and Inconvenience

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Thomas Fiffer exposes three inconvenient truths about adults and wonders if children’s “attention deficit” is nothing more than the lack of a compelling message?

“Can Proper Drug for ADHD/ADD = Raising Quality of Life?”

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This comment by Archy on the post America, Please Stop Drugging Your Children

America, Please Stop Drugging Your Children

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America has a drug problem, especially when it comes to “medicating” our kids. Please watch this video for the sake of our children.

The Disposability of Boys

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The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.

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My Father Taught Me that Women Count and It’s Okay for Girls to Get Dirty

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Edie Weinstein had a tough South Philly Street Kid father who showed her that being a woman was a good thing.

Two Tips For Positive Parenting

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Black belt Theresa Byrne meets a lot of frustrated parents. Here are a couple of tips she’s shared with them.

The Unrevealed Soul

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The unexamined life, and what it means for the world around you.

The Role of Gender in Education (Infographic)

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How does gender affect our education system?

Love Him as He Is

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Larry Bernstein loves his son and sees all of the positives. But what is there to do when other people focus on the negatives?

The Roller Coaster of Obsession, and also…Roller Coasters

The author in his childhood bedroom, still adorned with tokens of coasters past.

Diagnosed with ADHD at a young age, Dan Grantham let an obsession with amusement parks order his life.

Boys and ADHD

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The inside scoop on ADHD, and whether boys are more likely to be diagnosed.