An Open Letter to My Inner Critic

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Patrick Sallee pens a note to that bedeviling voice inside his head—and gives it a piece of his mind.

A Chance Encounter With Lifelong Repercussions

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Shawn Henfling tells the story of a man whose spontaneous confession changed his life.

Breaking Up With Jerks Like This Is Not Hard to Do

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Naomi Fryers broke up with her disability employment service provider after they put her in a compromising position.

Fear and Loathing: Setbacks in Recovery from Depression

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Shawn Henfling shares the crushing emotional burden and fear that come with every setback in his recovery from depression.

Inspiration Unpacked: It’s Not the End

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Whatever you think is going to put an end to you, bankruptcy, disease, divorce – if it’s not OK, it’s not the end.

Surprising Facts About the Psychological and Emotional Abuse of Children

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Most psychological and emotional abuse of children goes unseen and unmentioned, but its impact has lasting consequences.

New Years in The Tank: Transmissions from The 12th Circle

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New Years comes and goes for everyone. Though..it’s a bit different in a concrete box.

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.

Depression is a Dirty Word

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Aaron Fugate breaks down the impact of emotional depression on marriage and family life in the USA

Anxiety Didn’t Beat Me and Never Will

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There were no resources for the crippling anxiety that nearly destroyed Ty Phillips. So he figured out how to face it down himself.

To Anyone Struggling With Depression

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If you, or someone you know, is in the dark, lonely world that depression takes you to, please read this. You will get through this.

The Missing Education of Boys

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Why current practices in education forecast a disaster for boys.

Depression Made Me a Better Mom

Depression Made Me a Better Mom

Depression taught me that the best gift I could give my son was a realistic view of motherhood; full of surprises, mistakes, healing, hope and teachable moments.

I Can Do This: Parenting Through the Haze of Mental Illness

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Ty Phillips remembers a day with his three-year-old daughter when anxiety and depression almost got the better of him.